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North Fork River

 
Length: 100 miles (161 kilometers)

Rises in Douglas County in the Ozarks of South Missouri. The river flows south into North Arkansas to the White River near its mouth is Norfork Dam (completed 1944), which impounds Norfork Lake and has a power plant. Popular canoeing, floating, and fishing stream above lake. Many springs feed it. Commonly called Norfork River, The North Fork of the White River.

NORTH FORK RIVER LAKES
In the late 1930's, before construction of the Norfork Dam had begun, the local economy of Baxter County, Arkansas was deteriorating. The yearly per capita income had fallen to between one-hundred and two-hundred dollars, and in 1940 alone more than six hundred small farms were abandoned. Those who remained looked forward with enthusiasm to any sol...
    Full Pool: 552.0 MSL     Area: 22,000 Acres      Printed Norfork Lake Map

Tributaries of the North Fork River
Springs of the Missouri Ozarks


Outflows of the North Fork River
White River