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Old 01-13-2008, 07:56 PM
 
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Can someone tell me if it's possible to own lake front property on Beaver? Also can you place a private dock on your property? I have a lake home on Grand lake in NE Oklahoma. It's one of only two lakes in the entire state where you own down to the water. Grand is a GRDA lake, most are Corps of Engineer lakes and I know Beaver is a corp lake too. The area around Beaver is so beautiful, plus the trout fishing on the white river is outstanding, I find myself making the two hour drive every other week just to catch my limit of trout. If I can get all the privileges of lake front home ownership and private dock ownership on Beaver, I might just make a switch.
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Old 01-14-2008, 07:19 AM
 
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There are definitely lake-front homes on Beaver Lake. You would probably be better off finding a lake-front home with an existing dock. I'm not sure the Corps of Engineers is allowing additional docks to be built, but you could certainly check with them directly.
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Old 01-17-2008, 03:33 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, AR
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Can someone tell me if it's possible to own lake front property on Beaver? Also can you place a private dock on your property? I have a lake home on Grand lake in NE Oklahoma. It's one of only two lakes in the entire state where you own down to the water. Grand is a GRDA lake, most are Corps of Engineer lakes and I know Beaver is a corp lake too. The area around Beaver is so beautiful, plus the trout fishing on the white river is outstanding, I find myself making the two hour drive every other week just to catch my limit of trout. If I can get all the privileges of lake front home ownership and private dock ownership on Beaver, I might just make a switch.
There are some homes that do have private docks, but like the other email mentioned the new stuff will have community docks. What I understand is that on any corp lake over 500 acres the corp owns the lake rights...true?

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Old 04-07-2018, 09:46 AM
 
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There are some homes that do have private docks, but like the other email mentioned the new stuff will have community docks. What I understand is that on any corp lake over 500 acres the corp owns the lake rights...true?

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Old 04-08-2018, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Hot Springs Village, Ark
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On Corps of Engineer lakes (Bull Shoals, Ouachita, etc) you cannot build right down on the water. The entire shorelines of those lakes are protected by a buffer zone that is owned and managed by the corps.

How large the buffer zone is I do not know, you would probably have to contact the corp.
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Old 04-09-2018, 09:44 AM
 
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Can someone tell me if it's possible to own lake front property on Beaver? Also can you place a private dock on your property?
I think it depends on how deep your pockets are.

Here are a couple of examples:

Private dock on Beaver Lake Arkansas


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVP9iGpKD2g




I'd take either one. Beaver Lake, as you said, is extraordinarily beautiful...when you glimpse the water through the trees, or between homes, from a high bluff, it is so blue as to almost appear that you are looking at the Caribbean, or some other such tropical sea.

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