Big Personality at Table Rock Lake
Every piece of the lake is a little
different. Whether you’re looking for a little peace and quiet or want
to be in the spot that’s the life of the party, chances are, there’s a
lake town that fits your vibe.
Fun and Convenient
In just 45 minutes, you can travel from south Springfield to Kimberling City.
A straight shot down Campbell—which turns into Hwy 160—takes you all
the way to a town that was settled as part of the dam construction by
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers back in the ’70s.
you cross the bridge is the main part of Kimberling City. This part of
the lake has grown up in the past few years, with new restaurants
seemingly popping up each season. Harter House is the main grocery store
in town and offers a fresh butcher counter perfect for picking out what
you’d like to grill for the night, or stop in for dinner at one of many
Most of the residential areas
of Kimberling are nestled in coves off the water, with one of the most
popular areas being Joe Bald Road that winds into multiple
neighborhoods. There are also several small, lakeside resorts close to
town and further out that are perfect for a weekend filled with fishing
or a family getaway.
Port of Kimberling Marina is located just
across the bridge, serving as the gateway to all things water fun.
Kimberling City has much to offer that can be accessed by boat or land,
making this a quintessential town on the water.
Center of the Action
This part of the lake is at the center of it all—on land and water. Indian Point is near attractions like Silver Dollar City
and the happenings of Branson while providing a close-to-nature
experience. Classified as a village, Indian Point is a community through
and through. Once you turn off Highway 76, the village branches off
onto multiple coves in the middle of the lake.
With dozens of
lodging options of all sizes and experience types—from quaint cabins
right on the water to resorts with endless amenities—there are virtually
infinite getaways waiting for you. While close to town, Indian Point
has several restaurants and food trucks tucked away on resorts that
don’t require a far drive. There are also three marinas located on the
water. Each marina offers lake access, boat rentals and full-service
convenience stops to fill up your tank (and your cooler) for a day on
the water. All of the vacationing also makes Indian Point a great
community to settle down in and purchase your very own lake home.
Quiet and Calm
If you’re looking for solitude, Cape Fair
is your spot. Located at the furthest north area of Table Rock Lake on
the west point of the James River Arm, Cape Fair is mostly residential
with some smaller mom-and-pop resorts. This is a favorite location on
the lake for leisurely boaters and fishermen alike.
Cape Fair Marina
is a sought-after destination for those coming from the south part of
the lake, but isn’t a spot to miss for those local to Cape Fair either.
The marina is full service (including a restaurant), carries tackle and
live bait and has boat and slip rentals for a all-inclusive one-stop
When you’re in town, you can’t miss sitting down for a meal at Flat Creek Restaurant.
Known for its homestyle cooking, Flat Creek has a large menu and
specials ranging from all-you-can-eat catfish to its famous pork
tenderloin dinner. There is also a family-friendly recreation area that
offers 45 campsites, including some right on the water with beautiful
views of the lake. You can launch your boat for a day of fishing or
watersports, or enjoy the onsite swimming area.While a quieter area of
the lake, Cape Fair has everything you need with a slow pace that lets
everyone in town run on lake time.