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Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

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Address: Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
Phone Number: (870) 269-3228
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Fun, easy nature destination

This is a great place for anyone to experience Arkansas' natural beauty. The trail to the Blanchard Springs waterfall is a short, easy walk from the parking lot along a nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place for anyone to experience Arkansas' natural beauty. The trail to the Blanchard Springs waterfall is a short, easy walk from the parking lot along a nice smooth trail that I would say is safe for all ages and wheelchair accessible. The trial meanders along and across the creek, showing off the idyllic beauty of the... More 

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Gassville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun place to just walk around. Brought the dogs. Peaceful, until we got there... ha ha... love the serene surroundings. Wonderful, simply wonderful.

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Oostburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Blanchard Springs is worth your time. We traveled here from WI and are glad we stopped here. The park staff were very helpful, the sites beautiful, and the water perfect. We relaxed in the water, hiked on trails, and took many pictures. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to photograph and relax in the cool clear water. So peaceful. The park staff were very helpful and seemed genuinely pleased to have visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best part of our trip. The water is so clean and refreshing. Beautiful surroundings. Could have spent our whole vacation at this spot. No cell service at all, which was a nice change of pace for us. Do wear water shoes the beach and in stream are rocks.

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Alligator, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone souls try and visit National and State Historical sites.....good stuff, such beauty in nature ad it in our back yard!

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Thank Suzy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about this place it's so pretty...only down fall is no cell service..family went swimming checked everything out well worth the trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy caves so much. I am from KY so I am a little picky about caves. The cave is awesome and we only went on the Drip Stone tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The different formation are inspiring.

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Thank Darla M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The swimming and picnic areas are very clean and nice. The water is very cold, nice for a hot day. you need swim shoes though as the rocks will hurt your feet. The short trail to the waterfall is a delight as is mirror lake and the old mill. I am not a hiking person, especially not in the Arkansas... More 

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Des Arc, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. the water coming out of the cave is ice cold. Always flowing. A perfect place to take pictures.

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