Our History

Gaston's White River Resort began 59 years ago when Al Gaston, Jim Gaston's father, purchased 20 acres of White River frontage with six small cottages and six boats...the year was 1958.

Present day, Jim’s grandson - Clint Gaston - will carry on the family legacy for many years to come. The resort now covers over 400 acres, and has 79 cottages ranging in size from two double beds to ten private bedrooms. The airstrip has grown from 1,800 feet to 3,200 feet. The six boats are now over 70, and with a state of the art dock to hold them all. The years have brought an award winning restaurant, private club, gift shop, tennis court, playground, game room, duck pond, three nature trails, swimming pool, conference lodge, and fly fishing school.

Latest News


There have been some big browns caught lately on the White River! This one was 30" long with it weighing right at 20lbs. Braving the elements can be very rewarding! #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #arkansasozarks ... See MoreSee Less

There have been some big browns caught lately on the White River!  This one was 30 long with it weighing right at 20lbs.  Braving the elements can be very rewarding!  #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #arkansasozarks

 

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Great catch!!! I’m jealous!!!😃

Josh Howard

Awesome...see you in the summer!

D.d Smith

Dan Fisher

Jack LeBus

Beautiful !

Jess Leigh Tyler Neis

Beautiful catch!!! Hopefully a catch and release!

Dee Carrie Julie and Chris! I want this one!

Danny Turner let's go

That open live well scares me. Hope he got to swim away!

Heck Yeah! Winter is the best time! No crowds BIG FISH!

Brendon Shiver

Temple Ramming, Mark Griffith, Richard L. Fuqua

John Hall

Sarah La Rue Wattigney Jonathan Wattigney

Wow, great catch.

Congrats! Beautiful!

Chuck Eschh

bob

Jamey Jaymo Ellis

Ernest Cook

Nice fish

Chad Hipps

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1 week ago

Gaston's White River Resort

Whether you want to fly fish or spin fish, we have guides that will put you on the fish. Within the last week we had a 20lb brown trout caught and released!All hands on deck! The fish are biting at Gaston's White River Resort! #VisitArkansas

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Whether you want to fly fish or spin fish, we have guides that will put you on the fish.  Within the last week we had a 20lb brown trout caught and released!

 

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Jess Leigh

Rich!!

Frank has confirmed that shad have been coming through the dam during high generation this week. This typically doesn't last too long. Call us at (870) 431-5202 to set up your trout fishing trip. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #shadkill ... See MoreSee Less

Frank has confirmed that shad have been coming through the dam during high generation this week.  This typically doesnt last too long.  Call us at (870) 431-5202 to set up your trout fishing trip.  #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #shadkill

 

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Josh Howard

Ross Woodbury Quade Hill Don-Linda Hill

Rhiannon Ford-Clark

Scott Willis we should be there bro

Chuck Eschh

Hobie

Chris Perll

Jamey Jaymo Ellis, you may want to tell your dad & Rance that it’s about time to hit The White.

That's my kind of fishing!!!!

Erika Thomas

Fishing was great Saturday 2-10-2018

Justin Bucy

Ok

Scott Nicolas

Richard Russo

Time to catch a trophy!

Howdy Frank! I'm ready to do some pickin n grinnin...how bout you?

Henry Teal you should go up there!

Hayward Rigano

Terry Fitzgerald lets go

We went again last March not so good. This March hubby had no vacation. Maybe later on this spring to go.

Aaron Sredin

Scott Nichols Emily Nichols Nichols!

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Our restaurant is open full time as of today! Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We've got some great specials lined out for this weekend. For reservations, please call us (870) 431-5203. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons ... See MoreSee Less

Our restaurant is open full time as of today!  Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Weve got some great specials lined out for this weekend.  For reservations, please call us (870) 431-5203. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons

 

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... and my life is complete again ❤️

Yay!

Rhiannon Ford-Clark

Do you have a special Valentine's Day menu?

Yesterday's super blood moon before it dipped over the horizon. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #visitarkansas #superbluebloodmoon ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterdays super blood moon before it dipped over the horizon. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #visitarkansas #superbluebloodmoon

 

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Wonderful photo!

Oh my. Wish I could have seen that.

Wow

Beautiful! I am so sorry I slept too late to see it.

Just Beautiful !

Beautiful

Beautiful

Another great photo

Absolutely beautiful!

Beautiful

Beautiful country up their would have loved to se it

ZOWIE!!! Gorgeous! <3 !

That is beautiful, reminds me of Jim's photos, great job!

Beautiful!

How’s the fishing ? Nice pix

Great shot!

Great photo!

Beautiful!

Me too, I wish I had seen this. I just missed it by a few minutes. But this is beautiful, you did an awesome job capturing this photo. I just love it!!

Agreed. Great shot !

Awesome

Kristie Miller

Beautiful

Wow

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Frequently asked questions

It seems redundant, but fishing is always good here. The White River stays the same temperature year-round and therefore the trout are always active. You should always be able to catch your limit. Also note that fly fishing is not the only way to fish here; over 85% of everyone that fishes here is spin fishing. You can produce excellent results fishing either way; the main thing is to have fun.
Once we reserve a cottage for you, we remove it from the market, refusing all other requests. If you cancel a reservation 15 days or more prior to your arrival date, we will refund you deposit minus a $75.00 cancellation fee. For parties of 20 persons or more, a 30 day notice is necessary. Cancellations of less than two weeks’ notice are subject to total loss of deposit.
No, we do not take reservations over the Internet at this time, due to the fact that it can all change in a moments notice, but you can make requests for availability online. If you would like to make reservations, we only take them over the phone. We are always happy to check on available dates for you. All you have to do is call (870) 431-5202.
Check in is normally 3:00 PM and check out is 11:00 AM. Most of the time, you can get into your cottage before 3:00 PM, but that is not guaranteed. As far as late arrivals, if you don’t make it here before our office closes, you can still get into your cottage. A reservation is not deemed a no show until the next morning when we open the office at 6:30 AM.
Yes we do, just be sure that they are flea-free and bring a leash and anything else you need to help take care of your pet. Keep in mind that other pets will be here also so your pet must be on a leash when outside of the cottage.
Each cottage has a wireless connection to our free Internet service. You simply choose the username designated for your room and type in the password supplied. Make sure to let the computer obtain IP and DNS settings automatically, and you are online.
We do have four cottages that have one king size bed along with one double bed. Those are the Standard cottages. All other cottages have full size beds, except the Deluxe cottages. They have one room with a king size bed and the other room has two twin beds.

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Give us a call and let us know you're coming, we'll take care of the rest.

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