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Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
+1 870-269-3228
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There’s a nice, level boardwalk that makes it easy for all ages & fitness levels to go see the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Orleans, Louisiana
via mobile

There were too many people for our actual liking, but this place is beautiful. Even if you don’t... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Russellville, Arkansas
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“sylamore creek” (12 reviews)
“old mill” (14 reviews)
Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
+1 870-269-3228
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There’s a nice, level boardwalk that makes it easy for all ages & fitness levels to go see the falls. They are absolutely beautiful. There’s also an old mill you can see fully from the boardwalk. We got some great pics. It’s a must see!

Thank needgr8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were too many people for our actual liking, but this place is beautiful. Even if you don’t take the wonderful cavern tour, you should still visit this area. (But I highly recommend the cave tour). The walkway to the waterfall is nice and there...More

Thank vmorr152
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We drove around the area on our motorcycle, thoroughly enjoying it, and took two of the three cave tours! Do not miss the cave tours!! There is also a gift shop, and the tour guides are great!

Thank TulsaGal2011
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were camping at one of their sites, really neat swimming area, fishing spots available, trails...and of course the cavern tours are a must.

Thank nc2gulf57
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful natural attraction. So relaxing and worth the drive. Great place to hike or just enjoy the beauty of the spring. Nice camping area and bathroom facilities.

Thank susiebguimbellot
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Family loved exploring this area. Lots of trails for hiking. Haven't recieved much rain in the past month, so Mirror Lake Falls was falling at a fraction of what it normally does, but none the less beautiful. Water was incredibly clear but do not be...More

Thank areddick
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Grew up here and don't get back as much as I would like too. Many great memories. Park is well maintained and has a lot of activities for swimming, camping and hiking. Love this place.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

The entire Blanchard Springs area is very nice. There are a couple of short easy hikes and also some longer more difficult hikes. The area is clean. The park service and people who use the park seem to take care of it. We saw families...More

Thank Zaidtree
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Two very easy hikes to do following the tour of Blanchard Springs Caverns. To Blanchard Springs Falls, is a boardwalked hike, less than a 1/2 mile. To Mirror Lake is about 2 miles round trip, the lake and falls are very picturesque.

1  Thank Garrett F
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went swimming at the creek in this park. Water was a little chili but once you moved around you were fine. The water was so clear you could see the fish swimming around you. I loved standing still and watching the fish swim around...More

Thank animals_r_my_world
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Stacy C
18 August 2017|
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Response from p5hobbs | Reviewed this property |
We didn't camp. However, all of the Blanchard Springs cabins were rented and we had to stay outside the park. I suggest reserving a campsite to ensure you have one.
20 July 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Sylamore creek is a great place to paddle around in a kayak but I would steer clear of the White River because the current is pretty swift there.