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“Caverns and 1860's Village”

Bull Shoals Caverns
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Bull Shoals
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Owner description: Join us at Bull Shoals Caverns for a trip back in time to the Ordovician period, 350 million years ago, when the caverns were created. Bull Shoals Caverns, located in Bull Shoals, Arkansas is a limestone cave that is still alive and growing today in the Ozark Mountains. The caverns are home to camel crickets, bats, salamanders, underground rivers and many different varieties of cave formations. Come visit in person and see the real thing!
Reviewed August 4, 2013

The Cavern was awesome! Be aware, that it was quite a hike down to the cavern. The walkway down, including inside the cavern is cement, although there were several large puddles of water. The Village was very neat, and it was quite a shock that we were able to visit, as the website had said it was down for reconstruction. The buildings are all original from the time period. Although this is a time of a bygone era. The buildings are great, but you could tell that there was alot more here. There used to be a swing ride and a petting zoo. And a larger building in one area, that now only shows the remaining foundation. I would visit this, as I honestly don't know how much longer this would stay open.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Bull Shoals Caverns is a great experience for young and old alike. Children especially will enjoy the caves and the replica of and 19th century town including and authentic train engine. The cave itself is beautiful full of limestone features, bats, salamanders and other creatures of the dark. your guide will tell of civil war soldiers who hid out there, Indians who used the cave and ghost. Yes, a good ghost story always peeks ones interest. I have visited the cave several times and always find something new and interesting.

Thank Don B
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

It was amazing the guide was pretty good , I'm younger so the 15 year old would have been great he was really cute .. Back to the point , it was interesting to see the sights within the cave , although it was wet on the ground from the stalagmite , and the stream wasn't amazing , we didn't see any animals which was pretty sad ,but we also walked through the little tour which was pretty cute. The little village hillbilly theme was great , in the gift shop they also had a panning thing where you could have panned for gemstones, it was amazing.

Thank Eliza R
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place is by far the best attraction in the area. Between the cave, the 19th century village and the gift shop, it was an amazing, fascinating, fun time. Will definitely come back.

Thank William F
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

Had a nice 58 degree break from the hot weather in an interesting cave. Had a knowledgeable guide. The 1890 Mountain Village is clearly aging, but repair work is being done, and it was an interesting walk before the cave tour started.

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