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Blanchard Springs Caverns

Route 14, Mountain View, Mountain View, AR
+1 870-757-2211
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Excellently decorated cave

Blanchard Springs Cavern is the only limestone show cave operated by the U.S. Forest Service (the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jo S
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Pacific, Missouri
Great place

Friendly staff and beautiful scenery. Slick surface but side rails on much of the walk. Great fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natasha H
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Route 14, Mountain View, Mountain View, AR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Blanchard Springs Cavern is the only limestone show cave operated by the U.S. Forest Service (the only other cave they operate is Ape Cave, on Mt. St. Helens, and it is a lava tube.) An excellent example of an Ozark cave, it has been under...More

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff and beautiful scenery. Slick surface but side rails on much of the walk. Great fun for all family members. Has a Christmas program that I have heard is great but haven't had time to do it. It requires reservations.

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Though this cave was maybe the fourth that we had visited, this was a great site to visit. Information movie and other exhibits explain underground cave system formation. Staff extremely helpful. Our tour guide was ready to offer many suggestions for hiking in and around...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing cavern in the area! It has a lot of variety in the cavern and the visitor center is very organized. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful!

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we did this. We’ve seen caverns before but still enjoy because each is unique in some way. We got there right behind a school field trip but it wasn’t a problem. They had reservations so we had to wait an hour. However, we...More

Thank Marsha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cave run by US Forest Service. Wonderful stalactite and stalagmite formations. I took the Dripstone tour (only one available as it was after Labor Day and bats are starting to hibernate in lower sections of cave.) Walkway was easy to navigate and tour guide...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great and interesting trip! We loved it and it was perfect for our 5 year old to also enjoy!

Thank LemonDrop212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed near the White River and our hosts recommended this cavern. It is a very lovely cavern system and the area where the spring exits the cave is also very pretty. The tour is fun and informative with some very lovely cave formations. The...More

Thank holicow
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went to the caverns in Aug. 2017. This is a real hidden gem. Take the day to visit the swimming area, fishing, and of course the cavern tours. We took the Discovery Trail tour and the Dripstone Tour. Be sure to use your national Park...More

Thank nc2gulf57
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I have taken several people to this cave and it’s worth the time and money. Very informative and beautiful. The guide was very informative and interesting.

Thank susiebguimbellot
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Kathy S
26 August 2017|
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Response from RodLang | Reviewed this property |
I would certainly not take small children on the longer tour. It is over an hour long and there are dangerous areas where they need constant supervision. I would recommend the dripstone tour at their ages.
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jwwheat1950
5 July 2017|
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Response from 626bretk | Reviewed this property |
There are camping places.
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margieteel
19 June 2017|
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Response from StumpySirak | Reviewed this property |
to the question: can a person be [too] big to take the tour Answer: yes and no if you're inquiring about the size of the seating: if you can fit inside a typical public transportation bus seat you should be OK (as this is... More
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