Dewey Short Visitor Center opens for the season

Little Rock District - USACE
Published May 12, 2021
Dewey Short Visitor Center

Dewey Short Visitor Center

BRANSON, Mo. – The Dewey Short Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning May 15.

Masks and social distancing are required per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and commonly touched surfaces will be routinely sanitized throughout the day by park staff.

Located just south of Table Rock Dam on State Highway 165, the visitor center offers several interactive displays including the brand-new Augmented Reality Sandbox, which is a hands-on interactive science display that allows visitors to create their own watershed.
There is also a 22-minute film about the purpose and construction of the dam, viewing decks overlooking Table Rock Lake and Dam, picnic facilities and a 2.2-mile asphalt surface trail all located on the visitor center grounds.

Annual Day Use passes will be available for purchase in the visitor center. For more information, please call the Dewey Short Visitor Center at 501-340-1943.

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