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Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-3228
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Activities: Swimming
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Branson, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

When visiting the caverns, be sure to visit the springs. Beautiful and pristine. Take time to walk some of the trails and simply enjoy the beauty of the forest. Perfect for the whole family.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful as always. Great photo opportunity. Walkway is stroller accessible. Beware of snakes when off walkway and near water.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Outstanding time for just a couple or with the whole family. All the caves and the springs make for a great weekend or a day trip.

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Arkansas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have been here many times and we enjoy each trip we take , the kids love the caves and the swimming area , we love the cool shaded camp sites

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We visited Blanchard Springs caverns while camping at Buffalo Point campground on the Buffalo River. These are fantastic caverns, well worth a visit`. They were about one hour travel from our campground.

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Water Valley, Mississippi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The up keep on this place was so sad... half of the sites were closed and they had not even been cut around. There was a tree laying across the waterfall that comes out of the caverns, so when people tried to take pictures it had this big dead tree that had been cut up and not removed.. Was so... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After our cavern tour we picnicked @ one of the available tables. Following this we strolled through the nature trail. The springs & views provided gorgeous photo ops for our family. Following the walk, we enjoyed fishing on mirror lake. Took home 11 rainbow trout between our two families & enjoyed fresh fish for dinner. The locals were helpful in... More

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Maumelle
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice little place to swim for free. The facilities were clean and the water was clear, clean and cool Loved it!

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Pine Bluff, Arkansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My daughter & I took a nice summer swim here yesterday. The water was so clear & pretty. But even on the 4th of July in Arkansas the water was cold. You quickly get use to it. Simply a beautiful place.

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Lafayette, LA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a very beautiful area, with a nice clear stream and plenty of camping and hiking. Blanchard Springs Caverns are located here even though we were not able to tour them on my last visit. Sylamore Creek is so clean and so natural. A great swimming hole when the weather is warm enough. The dogwood and redbud trees were... More

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