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Blanchard Springs Caverns

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Address: Route 14, Mountain View, Mountain View, AR
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Mon 09:30 - 17:00

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Fantastic tour with DJ!

We learned about Blanchard Caverns from the Fairfield Bay Marina folks. They told us it was a "must see" and we are so glad we took their advice. What a treasure..it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We learned about Blanchard Caverns from the Fairfield Bay Marina folks. They told us it was a "must see" and we are so glad we took their advice. What a treasure..it was amazing. Our tour was around an hour. Our Park Ranger for the tour was DJ and he did an exceptional job. We learned so much and it was... More 

Thank Texasmom2boys2014
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an awesome cave. We went on the one hour tour. All the kids (ages 6-15) enjoyed it. I would like to go on the longer tour sometime but it's only open part of the year (when the bats aren't hibernating).

Thank Heather H
West Dundee, Illinois
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20 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been in a cave before, this was breathtaking, I felt like a little kid. The tour guide was very knowable and kept us interested. I completely recommend this tour.

Thank Linda R
Little Rock, Arkansas
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Buddy and Aaron were excellent guides. The tour was just long enough. My 7 year old was entertained and so was I. Well worth the the trip!

Thank cynthiamaysera
Mountain Home, Arkansas
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82 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The Cave is beautiful and interesting. The acoustics were great for the concert. They could make improvements on standing in line and shuttling people in and out with the elevators.

Thank NorforkFisherman
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Such a stunning tour. Takes about 45 minutes. There's a flat walkway etched into the cave to help but some spots are slippery and others are steep. Great tour guides.

Thank Travel-Dallas-TX
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Took the Dripstone tour. Pathways are good but in some places sloping down, so you need to go slow. It is amazing what grows underground. Guide was good. Cost not too bad.

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

I have been to a few of these places both in Europe and the US a Blanchard Springs Caverns is right up there with the best. The guide was very informative and kept his information light and humorous at times...I think his name was Dale. We plan to go back and try the longer tour that goes much deeper into... More 

Thank Peter P
Rayne, Louisiana
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were so impressed with the tour of the cave and the Park Ranger's knowledge of the features in the cave.

1 Thank bethgoins
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great experience, tour guides are funny, pretty knowledgeable and can give you great suggestions for things to do in the area!

Thank Kayla B

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