Where the Roaring River meets Table Rock Lake you will find the town of Eagle Rock in Barry County. While the town is quaint, you will find a state campground, Big M Marina, hiking at the Roaring River State Park and the Promised Land Zoo for easy recreation. You are also only about 20 minutes to the town of Eureka Springs, AR which is known for dining, shopping and an artistic culture. The Mark Twain National Forest provides beautiful scenery for hiking and ATV riding for the nature enthusiast.
The Cassville school district services the children in Golden. There is a great library in town along with several conveniences like restaurants, Dollar General, auto repair and small businesses.