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Bella Vista Village Lakes 
 
Lake Ann

112 acres/53 feet maximum depth

Completed in 1970, Lake Ann is Bella Vista’s second oldest lake; it is unique in its shoreline composition among Bella Vista lakes. Only on Lake Ann will you find prominent limestone bluffs and rocky outcrops, which are typical of Ozark topography. The topography makes for a truly scenic setting. Also typical of the Ozarks, Lake Ann is fed by a spring that erupts in the lake-bed adjacent to the pavilion. The spring provides clear, cold water to that area.

The fish population in Lake Ann is what fisheries biologists refer to as well-balanced, with proper ratios of largemouth bass and bluegill and good size and numbers of all the species of fish present. Lake Ann is a member favorite for crappie and redear sunfish angling. Members may access these fish from POA facilities at either end of the lake for shoreline angling. This is the smallest lake in Bella Vista where skiing is allowed in the relatively wide, long main bay of the lake.

The lake provides annual leased shoreline mooring. Amenities at the boat ramp include a courtesy dock, Lake Ann Pavilion, fish cleaning station and a restroom. Amenities at Lake Ann's dam include a multi-use dock, fishing-only dock, fish cleaning station, automatic fish-feeder, nighttime fishing lights and restroom.

For directions to Lake Ann's boat ramp, click here.
For directions to the Lake Ann fishing dock, click here.


 

     

   









 


 



 

Lake Avalon

67 acres/50 feet maximum depth

Lake Avalon has the distinction of being Bella Vista’s oldest lake. The lake’s construction was finished in 1968. This is the largest of Bella Vista’s “no wake” lakes and; therefore, provides a very peaceful setting with ample room to enjoy paddling around or quiet fishing. 

The productive, green-tinted water supports one of the most dense fish populations in the village, second only to Lake Windsor. Sunfish species are abundant in Lake Avalon. The lake has many large bluegill, redear sunfish, green sunfish and warmouth sunfish in shoreline areas. All of these fish serve as prey for a nice population of largemouth bass. These fish can be accessed from POA facilities at either end of the lake.

Lake Avalon, provides annual leased shoreline mooring. Amenities at Lake Avalon Park include a boat ramp with courtesy dock, Lake Avalon Pavilion, horseshoe pit and restrooms. Amenities at Lake Avalon's dam include a multi-use dock, three fishing piers, heated fishing dock with a fish cleaning station, an automatic fish-feeder, nighttime fishing lights and a restroom.

For directions to Lake Avalon's boat ramp and park,
click here.

For directions to Lake Avalon's heated fishing dock,
click here.

Lake Brittany

37 acres/75 feet maximum depth

Built in 1965, Lake Brittany – is one of the two smallest lakes in Bella Vista, but don’t let its size fool you. This is a great little lake with widest access road and ample room for parking on the dam. As another “no wake” lake, this is an easy spot to offload a boat for quiet paddling or fishing or just to relax in a chair and fish from the dam.

Lake Brittany has a very small watershed, very clear water and relatively low natural fertility, which usually translates to poor fishing, but the fish haven’t read the books. Lake Brittany has a history of yielding 10 pound bass or larger each year. The lake yielded the largest bass sampled in the village in 2007 fisheries population samples – a big fish weighing 11.5 pounds. Brittany also boasts one of the best populations in the village of the prized redear sunfish yielding many of the large, pan-sized delicacies.

Lake Brittany is unique in that it houses the association’s first trout fishery. Trout stocking began in December 2007 to create a seasonal, winter fishery providing members with good fishing while the warm-water species lay dormant for the winter.

Amenities at Lake Brittany's dam include a boat ramp with courtesy dock, two multi-use docks, fish cleaning station and a restroom.

For directions to Lake Brittany's boat ramp and dam access, click here.


 






 


 

Lake Norwood

33 acres/79 feet maximum depth

Completed in 1973, Lake Norwood – is one of the two smallest lakes in Bella Vista. Located at Town Center, Lake Norwood also is the easiest accessed lake and probably the most visited. During warm weather, this is a favorite lunch spot for many who enjoy the picnic tables overlooking the lake. Lake Norwood is especially scenic due to the prominently wooded, steep shorelines and low housing density.  

This lake is a fishing secret for many as the little lake with green-tinted water supports good populations of bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish. The courtesy dock at the park is heavily used by anglers and is often a hot-spot. The “no wake” lake status along with the wooded, undeveloped shorelines make Lake Norwood a special, quiet get away for fishing or paddling your kayak.

Amenities at Lake Norwood's dam include a boat ramp with a courtesy dock, picnic area, two multi-use docks, fish cleaning station and restroom.

For directions to Lake Norwood's boat ramp and dam access, click here.

 


 
Lake Rayburn

45 acres/75 feet maximum depth

Completed in 1973, this little lake is a gem. A “no wake” lake, Rayburn provides yet another quiet getaway for fishing or paddling in the village. This lake houses an extremely high density of largemouth bass and a good bluegill fishery with many nice pan-sized bluegill. Rayburn also houses a fairly unexploited population of good-sized catfish.

Amenities at Lake Rayburn's dam include a boat ramp with courtesy dock, two multi-use docks, picnic and bank-fishing areas.

For directions to Lake Rayburn's boat ramp and dam access, click here.  



 

 

 

 








 

           
 




 
Lake Windsor 

220 acres/79 feet maximum depth

Windsor was completed in 1975 and is Bella Vista’s second largest lake. The lake provides members a great place to ski and fish from boats or from the shoreline. Access areas are at the end of two of the main arms of the lake and along Windsor’s long dam.  Windsor’s green tinted water hides an extremely productive fishery that provides some of the best fishing in the village for largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, crappie and catfish. The lake houses lots of large fish and is an angler favorite, as well as one of the only two village lakes where tournament fishing is allowed.

An all water sport lake, water skiing and other similar activities are allowed on specific areas of Lake Windsor. Windsor, provides annual leased shoreline mooring. Amenities at London Park include a boat ramp with courtesy dock, fish cleaning station London Pavilion, and restrooms. Amenities at Lake Windsor's dam include a boat ramp with courtesy dock, two fishing piers and restroom. Amenities at Windsor Park include a fishing pier, shoreline bank-fishing, picnic tables and grills.

For directions to Lake Windsor's boat ramp and dam access, click here
For directions to Lake Windsor's boat ramp at London Park, click here.
For directions to Lake Windsor's Park (Pontoon Park), click here.


 
Loch Lomond

477 acres/80 feet maximum depth

Bella Vista’s largest and newest lake was completed in 1982. This lake is a favorite for members for all lake uses and provides the most diverse opportunities for multiple recreational uses. It has fairly ample room for skiing in the main bay of lake and yet many coves for anglers to sneak back into to pursue the best largemouth bass population in the village. However, the fishing is not limited to just bass, as members successfully pursue bluegill, redear, big crappie and extremely large catfish here also. Tournament anglers enjoy great success on Loch Lomond.

The only lake in the village with a marina, boating of all sorts can be enjoyed by members knowing that access to fuel and supplies is close and easy. Check out the big fish pictures and the trophy bass plaques that record fishing successes from throughout the village going back many years.

Amenities at the full-service marina include a covered fishing dock with fish cleaning station, gas and bait sales and boat rentals. Amenities at Granton, Tiree and Stoneykirk Parks include boat ramps with courtesy docks, fishing piers, picnic tables, grills and restrooms. Tiree Park also has a pavilion. Loch Lomond provides annual leased covered and uncovered mooring spaces. In addition, boat rental is available at the Marina, at (479) 855-8182.

For directions to the boat ramp at Granton Park, click here.

For directions to the boat ramp and Tiree Park, click here.
For directions to the boat ramp at Stoneykirk Park,
click here.


 

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