Our History

Gaston's White River Resort began 61 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.


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This weekends dinner specials! Give us a call at (870) 431-5203 for reservations.

Grilled Halibut $31.95
Fresh Norwegian Halibut filet char-grilled then topped
with a garlic dejonghe butter.

Noisettes of Elk $35.95
Twin petite farm raised New Zealand Elk steaks sautéed, presented on croissant croutons then finished with sauce Charon and twin lolly-pop shrimp.

Broiled Teriyaki Opah $29.95
Fresh Hawaiian Opah filet marinated with garlic, ginger,
and teriyaki then broiled finished with a mango drizzle
and fresh seaweed salad.

Stuffed Chicken $20.95
Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with a jalapeno
bread dressing and roasted served with a wild mushroom Sherry wine sauce.

Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused
with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.
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This weekends dinner specials!  Give us a call at (870) 431-5203 for reservations.  

Grilled Halibut $31.95
Fresh Norwegian Halibut filet char-grilled then topped
with a garlic dejonghe butter.
 
Noisettes of Elk $35.95
Twin petite farm raised New Zealand Elk steaks sautéed, presented on croissant croutons then finished with sauce Charon and twin lolly-pop shrimp.
 
Broiled Teriyaki Opah $29.95
Fresh Hawaiian Opah filet marinated with garlic, ginger,
and teriyaki then broiled finished with a mango drizzle
and fresh seaweed salad.
 
Stuffed Chicken $20.95
Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with a jalapeno
bread dressing and roasted served with a wild mushroom Sherry wine sauce.
 
Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused
with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.

Comment on Facebook

I agree

Yep. Who needs dinner?

forget the dinner specials! what kind of pie is that?! 🤣

At Gaston's one thing that always amazes us is how many families return year after year. Whether you are starting a new tradition or preserving an old one, there is something special about the White River. Skip some stones, catch some trout, explore in a riverboat, or just kick back and take it all in. One thing is certain, at Gaston's you can make memories while still reliving your old ones. #Gastons #PreservingTradition ... See MoreSee Less

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Jim would be so proud of this! 💞

LOVE this video.

We were just there for lunch today. Yummy.

1 week ago
Gaston's White River Resort

These fish always come bring a smile to someone’s face!

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #allsmiles #whiteriver #browntrout #visitarkansas #topwaterboats
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These fish always come bring a smile to someone’s face!  

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #allsmiles #whiteriver #browntrout #visitarkansas #topwaterboats

Comment on Facebook

Nice fish!

see ya next week, trip #2

Stephen Wallington

Maggie Waymack-Cope

Cody Wallace please take me back to Gastons!

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Dinner Specials start this evening! Give us a call at 870-431-5203 for reservations.

Flounder Francaise $28.95
Fresh flounder filet dredged in a delicate egg batter and sautéed with white wine and lemon.

Stuffed Pork Chop $22.95
Triple cut Iowa premium pork chop stuffed with a
herbed chévre cheese then lightly dusted with fresh bread crumbs and fried golden and crisp finished with a wild mushroom Marsala wine sauce.

Deconstructed California Roll $30.95
Fresh Hawaiian Ono char-grilled rare and finished with cucumber, jumbo lump crab, avocado and chiffonade of nori garnished with twin sauces of wasabi and Asian dipping
sauces then dusted with sesame seeds served with
sushi rice and seaweed salad.

Roast Duck $30.95
Semi Boneless ½ duck slow roasted and served crisp and well
with an Amaretto orange sauce.

Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with
fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Served with Au Jus.
... See MoreSee Less

https://conta.cc/3uBzKPj

Dinner Specials start this evening!  Give us a call at 870-431-5203 for reservations.  

Flounder Francaise $28.95
Fresh flounder filet dredged in a delicate egg batter and sautéed with white wine and lemon.

Stuffed Pork Chop $22.95
Triple cut Iowa premium pork chop stuffed with a
herbed chévre cheese then lightly dusted with fresh bread crumbs and fried golden and crisp finished with a wild mushroom Marsala wine sauce.
 
Deconstructed California Roll $30.95
Fresh Hawaiian Ono char-grilled rare and finished with cucumber, jumbo lump crab, avocado and chiffonade of nori garnished with twin sauces of wasabi and Asian dipping
sauces then dusted with sesame seeds served with
sushi rice and seaweed salad.
 
Roast Duck $30.95
Semi Boneless ½ duck slow roasted and served crisp and well
with an Amaretto orange sauce.
 
Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with
 fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Served with Au Jus.

Comment on Facebook

I’ll be seeing you tomorrow ! 😊

Yes please!!!!

Great place to eat!

On our way and I will have prime rib yummy

Wish we could be there right about now!

That roast prime rib is excellent for anyone who was wondering!

Daniel Grove

Jessica Doty Yänkő we need to check this out.

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2 weeks ago
Gaston's White River Resort

Spring break on the White River! Our guide, Rick Oneale, found several trophies for this young man. Hard to believe he caught one bigger than this!

If you’re interested in visiting the White River, give us a call! We’d love to set up a memorable trip for you.

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #ozarks #visitarkansas #fishofalifetime
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Spring break on the White River!  Our guide, Rick Oneale, found several trophies for this young man. Hard to believe he caught one bigger than this! 

If you’re interested in visiting the White River, give us a call!  We’d love to set up a memorable trip for you.  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #ozarks #visitarkansas #fishofalifetime

Comment on Facebook

Great job

Chris Mosley

one of our favorite places on earth and we don't even fish! 😁

Congratulations !!

Go badgers !

Devin Abbe

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Don't forget to make reservations for our Easter Buffet!

Just call us at 870-431-5202.

Here's this weekend's dinner specials

Dinner Specials
Beginning on Thursday
April 1st 2021

Bison Short Ribs $30.95
Bison short ribs slowly braised in red wine and wild
mushrooms until fork tender then, served on a nest of
garlic mashed potatoes and fried spring onions.

Grilled Mahi-Mahi $29.95
Fresh Mahi-Mahi char-grilled and presented with
avocado rum butter.

Sole Ala Homard $28.95
Fresh Sole sautéed and served with a lobster sauce.

Chicken Saltimbocca $22.95
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with prosciutto ham,
fresh sage and sauce Mornay.

Available only on Saturday
Smoked Chipotle Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib injected with chipotle
Peppers, garlic, and herbs. Then slowly smoked-roasted
over mesquite chips served with Au Jus.
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Dont forget to make reservations for our Easter Buffet!  

Just call us at 870-431-5202.

Heres this weekends dinner specials

Dinner Specials
Beginning on Thursday
April 1st 2021

Bison Short Ribs $30.95
Bison short ribs slowly braised in red wine and wild
mushrooms until fork tender then, served on a nest of
garlic mashed potatoes and fried spring onions.
 
Grilled Mahi-Mahi $29.95
Fresh Mahi-Mahi char-grilled and presented with
avocado rum butter.

Sole Ala Homard $28.95
Fresh Sole sautéed and served with a lobster sauce.

Chicken Saltimbocca $22.95
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with prosciutto ham,
 fresh sage and sauce Mornay. 
 
Available only on Saturday
Smoked Chipotle Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib injected with chipotle
Peppers, garlic, and herbs. Then slowly smoked-roasted
 over mesquite chips served with Au Jus.

Comment on Facebook

The restaurant is 5 stars year round. But I really want to fish in the Springtime. We go at Thanksgiving and have thee most wonderful time there.

Sounds amazing!

We've never been there is the Spring. But this Year is going to be different... Love this place

how much is the easter buffet and what time does it go till?

Carla Guidry

Gordon King

Is the salad boat open ?

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4 weeks ago
Gaston's White River Resort

With each cast, your chances of catching a big brown or big rainbow are far greater than playing the lottery. Your chances are even better when fishing with our guide, Matt Berg!

Give us call at (870) 431-5202 to book your trip to the White River. We will make sure your visit to the Ozarks is a memorable one.

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #whiteriver #visitarkansas #ozarks
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With each cast, your chances of catching a big brown or big rainbow are far greater than playing the lottery.  Your chances are even better when fishing with our guide, Matt Berg!

Give us call at (870) 431-5202 to book your trip to the White River. We will make sure your visit to the Ozarks is a memorable one.  

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #whiteriver #visitarkansas #ozarks

Comment on Facebook

Got to Love the White!

Nice

Wowza!

Mashaallah

Love Gaston’s!

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Chef Rick has a great menu lined out starting tonight! Be sure to make reservations by calling us at (870) 431-5203!

Grilled Halibut $32.95
Fresh Atlantic Halibut marinated with fresh herbs and citrus zest then char-grilled served with a garlic pesto beurre blanc.

Beef Bourguignon $30.95
Tender morsels or braised beef slowly cooked in a red wine sauce with wild mushrooms served with caramelized onions and mash potatoes.

Flounder Schnitzel $29.95
Fresh Pacific Flounder filet lightly dusted with fresh bread crumbs, fresh herbs and a wisp of parmesan cheese then sautéed. Served with a spicy caper aioli.

Really Goooda Chicken $23.95
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with a zesty
Mornay then topped with melted home smoked gouda
cheese and a crispy fried rice paper shrimp
then drizzled with a garlic herb oil.

Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.
... See MoreSee Less

https://conta.cc/3f8KmAJ

Chef Rick has a great menu lined out starting tonight!  Be sure to make reservations by calling us at (870) 431-5203!  

Grilled Halibut $32.95
Fresh Atlantic Halibut marinated with fresh herbs and citrus zest then char-grilled served with a garlic pesto beurre blanc.
 
Beef Bourguignon $30.95
Tender morsels or braised beef slowly cooked in a red wine sauce with wild mushrooms served with caramelized onions and mash potatoes.

Flounder Schnitzel $29.95
Fresh Pacific Flounder filet lightly dusted with fresh bread crumbs, fresh herbs and a wisp of parmesan cheese then sautéed. Served with a spicy caper aioli.
 
Really Goooda Chicken $23.95
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with a zesty
Mornay then topped with melted home smoked gouda
cheese and a crispy fried rice paper shrimp
then drizzled with a garlic herb oil.
 
Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.

Comment on Facebook

I suggest Prime Rib! Ha. All look great

Outstanding menu!

Samantha Torres

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Dinner Specials starting tonight, March 18th!

Sautéed Escolar $30.95
Fresh Hawaiian Escolar “Butterfish” sautéed with
fresh berries and a dill Béchamel .

Teriyaki Sword $31.95
Fresh Pacific Swordfish steak marinated with
Teriyaki, garlic, ginger and sesame oil then
char-grilled and presented with a pineapple ring.

Carolina Style Chicken $23.95
Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with a cheddar jalapeno corn bread dressing then roasted and served on a sauce veloute.

Lamb Shank $30.95
Domestic hind lamb shank slowly braised in red wine and herbs, served a top a bed of garlic rosemary mashed potato and a red wine sauce.

Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.
... See MoreSee Less

https://conta.cc/3s08f0N

Dinner Specials starting tonight, March 18th!

Sautéed Escolar $30.95
Fresh Hawaiian Escolar “Butterfish” sautéed with
fresh berries and a dill Béchamel .

Teriyaki Sword $31.95
Fresh Pacific Swordfish steak marinated with
Teriyaki, garlic, ginger and sesame oil then
char-grilled and presented with a pineapple ring.
 
Carolina Style Chicken $23.95
Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with a cheddar jalapeno corn bread dressing then roasted and served on a sauce veloute.

Lamb Shank $30.95
Domestic hind lamb shank slowly braised in red wine and herbs, served a top a bed of garlic rosemary mashed potato and a red wine sauce.

Available only on Saturday
Roast Prime Rib
12 oz.-$34.95 or 16 oz.-$40.95
USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil.
Served with Au Jus.

Comment on Facebook

Used to go there often

MY DAUGHTER AND I WENT THERE ONCE . NICE PLACE IN A GREAT SETTING !!!

Enjoyed breakfast and dinner here earlier this month while staying in a resort cottage. Loved our stay and the restaurant!

Glad to see all the folks. Thankful that we can still get out and fish!

Been there several times long ago. My Aunt from Mountain Home used to treat us out to eat there when we visited from Wisconsin.

Love this place

Favorite place

Yum yum

Hope it’s going well Aunt Sharon L. Williams . Save some for us.

Are you open on Sundays?

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1 month ago
Gaston's White River Resort

All smiles in this boat!

Give us a call if you’d like to book a trip with our guide, Matt Kelley.

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #whiteriver #arkansas #morethanfishing #visitarkansas
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All smiles in this boat!  

Give us a call if you’d like to book a trip with our guide, Matt Kelley.  

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #whiteriver #arkansas #morethanfishing #visitarkansas

Comment on Facebook

Very nice catch!

Thanks Matt! My hubby Jeffrey B. Byers enjoyed catching that one!


Current Dinner Specials

-Dinner Specials begin on Thursday – April 15th, 2021 after 5:00pm-

Grilled Halibut $31.95

Fresh Norwegian Halibut filet char-grilled then topped with a garlic dejonghe butter.

Noisettes of Elk $35.95

Twin petite farm raised New Zealand Elk steaks sautéed, presented on croissant croutons then finished with sauce Charon and twin lolly-pop shrimp.

Broiled Teriyaki Opah $20.95

Fresh Hawaiian Opah filet marinated with garlic, ginger, and teriyaki then broiled finished with a mango drizzle and fresh seaweed salad.

Stuffed Chicken $20.95

Boneless breast of chicken stuffed with a jalapeno bread dressing and roasted served with a wild mushroom Sherry wine sauce.

Saturday Only – Roast Prime Rib12 oz.-$34.95 16 oz. -$40.95

USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Served with Au Jus.


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.

Ready to go?

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

Make a reservation

Ready to go?

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

Make a reservation