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Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

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Address: Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
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+1 870-269-3228

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Beautiful and Fun for Hiking

Try to make it to the Blanchard Springs area at least once a year. I take friends there from out of state and they are always very impressed with the beauty of the Ozarks. Lots... read more

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Austin Texas
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Austin Texas
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119 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Try to make it to the Blanchard Springs area at least once a year. I take friends there from out of state and they are always very impressed with the beauty of the Ozarks. Lots of great places to hike and picnic.

Thank TJS0315
Los Angeles, California
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1,023 reviews
409 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even now with the rivers so high it was a very nice visit. Follow the signs to the spring. It was roaring and a very short pleasant walk. As usual there is a sign at the end not to go on the rocks, as usual, stupid people with kids went anyway. Very dangerous if you slip and fall . The... More 

Thank Starviagera
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went on a couple of different hikes around the springs and they were all beautiful. So many butterflies and flowers and it was so peaceful. We camped out and the campsite was well maintained with hot showers and trails all around and near a beautiful pool of water. We had a ton of fun. Highly recommend!

Thank BrittanyMD
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our first trip to Blanchard Springs Carverns we didn't go to the springs. Big mistake. It's only a short drive past the caverns entrance & well worth the drive. Beautiful, easy walk along rushing waters to a lovely sight of water flowing out of the mountainside into the creek. Enjoyable for all ages. We always ride to the springs when... More 

Thank Debbie B
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Perfect escape in the natural state for a weekend or extended vacation! Beautiful outdoor experience and lots of nature. This was our 4th trip and we can't wait for many more!

Thank Vicki W
Little Rock, Arkansas
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the springs after our Blanchard Cavern tour. This destination is beautiful and fun for the whole family. Can't wait to visit when it's warmer!

Thank cynthiamaysera
Little Rock, Arkansas
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87 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved visiting this place. It was really pretty in February and we enjoyed our short hike down the nature trails.

Thank Brennan A
Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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90 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great place to get out, stretch your legs, and get some fresh air. The trail down to the springs and waterfall / mill is pretty easy...but a little slippery in places. I highly recommend.

Thank Peter P
Little Rock, Arkansas
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great for family with young children, hikes are not too long, the guided tour of the caverns were fun and informative, the mirror lake was serene and the camping ground is good for picnics even if you don't stay overnight. Children love the shelter-cave near the pavilion.

Thank aditi108
Denison, Texas
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180 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area and wonderful scenery! If your anywhere in this area its just a great place to come see!

Thank mugmarine

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