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Blanchard Springs Caverns

Route 14, Mountain View, Mountain View, AR
+1 870-757-2211
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Still a wonderful place!

We toured this cavern years ago, but it is still a wonderful place to go! After the tour, we drove... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gordon, Texas
Best cavern ever toured!

We've toured many caverns but Blanchard Springs was awesome! It's not only huge but has many... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Lindey L
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Route 14, Mountain View, Mountain View, AR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured this cavern years ago, but it is still a wonderful place to go! After the tour, we drove into the state park for a picnic and walked the recreation area. A great day!

Thank kathyc20152015
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We've toured many caverns but Blanchard Springs was awesome! It's not only huge but has many interesting formations. There's an elevator that takes you down to cavern & a bus takes you back to visitors center after, so it's easy for a cavern tour.

Thank Lindey L
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Well worth the visit to get you in the Christmas spirit! And they do hand out cushions for the seats.

Thank JenV71
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed the Dripline Tour. It lasts a little over an hour. Our guide was informative and entertaining. All the Rangers were helpful. Cave is spectacular. If you are in the area, don't miss this!

Thank minden65
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We booked day before Thanksgiving. Easily booked online. This was one of the best cave tours I've ever been on. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly! It was a great outing for our family to enjoy together!

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Most beautiful cavern I’ve ever been to. Our guide was Dale and he was excellent- informative, enthusiastic, great with the kids. The formations in the caverns are so beautiful and we learned a lot! Blanchard Springs was gorgeous. Definitely a must see!

Thank needgr8
Reviewed 17 November 2017

By all means, stop in and visit this beautiful natural living cave. Guide tours are done daily. Many very large room to look at, beautiful flowing rock fountains and a cool 59 degrees yearly temperature, great to visit on a hot summer day

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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 10 November 2017 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 5 November 2017

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
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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.
4 July 2017|
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Response from 626bretk | Reviewed this property |
There are camping places.
18 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