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A Fishing Lodge and Luxury Bed and Breakfast Unlike Any Other

Are you looking for seclusion and privacy in a beautiful natural setting? That's precisely what you will find at The White River Inn, which is located on 31 acres without any neighbors in sight. It's an ideal escape for outdoor enthusiasts, fishermen, or couples in search of romance. The inn offers five luxurious guest suites with a variety of sleeping arrangements. Each guest room features a private entrance, custom made furniture, and fireplaces. After you wake up feeling rested and rejuvenated, enjoy a delicious country breakfast before you set out on a guided fishing trip or sightseeing excursion in the area. Discover just how relaxing a vacation can be when you stay at The White River Inn!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 5 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Mountain Home
  • Nearby Water White River, Norfork River, Bull Shoals Lake, Buffalo River
  • Open Dates All Year


The best thing about planning your trip to The White River Inn is that everything is taken care of for you once you arrive at the lodge. Their all-inclusive packages include all of your meals, snacks, soft drinks, and even mixers for adults beverages. Enjoy a box lunch on the river during the days you're reeling in your limit of trout, and return to the lodge for a wonderful dinner prepared by your hosts or an independent chef. Food isn't the only thing you won't have to worry about during your stay. Your guides will have all of the equipment you'll need for a successful day on the water including flies and fly rods, or spinning gear.


Treat your family to an unforgettable outdoor experience when you plan a fishing trip at the White River Inn. The White River is one of the few spots in the world where you "can stand in one spot" and catch the coveted Trout Grand Slam. A brook, a rainbow, a brown, and a cutthroat can all be caught right on the White River, a treat for any youngster tying their first fly and casting their first line. The Great Room is a great place to relax after a long day on the river while enjoying a movie on the flat-screen television or just sitting in front of the stone fireplace. You'll also love the all-inclusive package with family-style meals!


Make sure to bring your clubs, because the Big Creek Country Club is perfect for those hoping to make par while on vacation! Given multiple five-star ratings by Golf Digest, and voted Number One Best Public Access Golf Course in Arkansas, you're sure to love your time out on the links. Make sure it's a part of your visit to the White River Inn.


The White River Inn is perfect for small conferences and team building seminars. The relaxing and inspiring atmosphere, with rustic decor and several big open rooms, offers a place to focus and work together. Your colleagues won't be able to help but think outside the box!


The beauty of the White River system is breathtaking. Whether its the sparkle of trout through the river or the rustling green leaves of the surrounding forests, staying at the White River Inn is like stepping back to a simpler, slower and more peaceful time, surrounded by the confident and effortless beauty that's only found in nature.


The White River is famous for trout fishing, especially for the world record brown trout that inhabit its waters. Here, you can fish 365 days a year and the waters never freeze over. The guides at the White River Inn are experts in every aspect of fishing and their main goal is to ensure you have the fly fishing trip of a lifetime!


The White River Inn is perfect for couples looking for a private escape. This luxurious B&B has an intimate atmosphere that is perfect for romance. The guest suites feature a fireplace and a private bath with Jacuzzi tub. The soothing sights and sounds of the White River Inn are sure to have you and your loved one falling in love all over again.


Surrounded on all sides by the stunning beauty of nature, staying at the White River Inn for all outdoor enthusiasts and ecotourists alike. Nestled in the White River system, renowned for its plentiful brown trout population and rich variety of local wildlife, the inn gives you front row seat to outdoor adventure. Fishing is possible all year round, as is enjoying the scenic beauty of nature hiding behind every twist and bend of the river.


Rustic luxury defines the gorgeous White River Inn. From the custom made Mission-style furniture in each guest room, to the incredibly beautiful great room adorned with leather couches and trophy mounts, the inn provides amenities that are unmatched on the White River. You will be sure to feel right at home throughout your stay.


The Rainbow Bridge, now listed on the National Register of Historical Places, is not far from the Inn. In addition, you won't want to miss a chance to visit the Wolf House, considered to be the oldest log house in the entire state. Also, if you get a chance, make sure to visit the Anglin-Tinnon Railroad Workers Memorial. Don't pass up a chance to absorb the rich history!


Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lakes, not far from the White River Inn, offer excellent diving year round, with several local dive-shops available for rentals! Who knows— if the fish just aren't biting, maybe you'll have more luck if you go under and see things from their perspective for a while! But, make sure to bring your sense of adventure because your experience is sure to be breathtaking!

Villas and Condos

Accommodations at The White River Inn consist five luxury suites. These guest suites range from 400 to 900 square feet and all boast private entrances from inside and to the patio. Each suite is located in the guest wing and is well-appointed with 10-foot walls and 14-foot vaulted ceilings, custom-made Mission-style furniture, a sofa, individual climate control, fireplace, and a private bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub.

Additional Information

  • Mini Golf Course
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Saltwater Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Jacuzzi
  • Patio
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Free Parking
  • Fishing Guides
Languages Spoken
  • English

Nearest Airports

  • Ozark Regional Airport (WMH) / 5 miles
  • Boone County Airport (HRO) / 34.2 miles
  • Batesville Regional Airport (BVX) / 65.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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