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Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
+1 870-269-3228
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Beautiful

Spent a couple of hours between the caverns, the spring and day use area. So many beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fawn W
via mobile
Camping

Blanchard Spring's recreation area is a great place to camp with or with out kids. Quite camp... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dawn E
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Wagoner, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“mirror lake” (40 reviews)
“sylamore creek” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Forest Service Road 1110, Mountain View, AR 72560
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+1 870-269-3228
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"mirror lake"
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"blanchard springs"
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"sylamore creek"
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"old mill"
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"beautiful area"
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"cavern tour"
in 5 reviews
"swim area"
in 3 reviews
"hot summer day"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 8 reviews
"great camping"
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"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"trout fishing"
in 3 reviews
"bring your camera"
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"short hike"
in 3 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours between the caverns, the spring and day use area. So many beautiful trails and places to explore. Scenery is beautiful! Highly recommend.

Thank Fawn W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blanchard Spring's recreation area is a great place to camp with or with out kids. Quite camp ground and plenty of hiking, fishing and exploring to do within the area.

Thank Dawn E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is definitely worth taking the time to go down and see the spring and the area around there. They have it set up very nicely and it is easy to get to. It is just a beautiful area!

Thank GreatFamilyTime5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really cool place to get your chill on’ make sure you get a map coz gps don’t work up here. 3$ although if you went up to the cave first you don’t need to pay, just put the ticket sub on the front rear of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for hiking, photography, or just relaxing. The scenary can't be beat and the trails aren't nearly as challenging as they make them out to be.

Thank HavocDog
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Just beautiful scenery. Lots to look at and enjoy. So many areas to check out and all are worth a photo.

Thank Tanyua Y
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I grew up in the Ozarks, so postcard views are "normal" to me. If you have not had that same experience, I am sorry. You really need to stop by Blanchard Springs and bring your camera, or sketchbook. The hikes are perfect, the scenery never-ending,...More

Thank Katherine Z
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is one of the most beautiful sites that I have ever seen. If you like nature you won't want to miss this attraction. Words can't describe the beauties of this area.

Thank oaklogman
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This jewel in the Ozarks is a great place to visit and relax. There's lots to do, including hiking, fishing, and camping. Or just park a walk a few steps to a beautiful waterfall flowing from the Blanchard Cavers.

Thank diydaddysocial
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We walked along the paved path and enjoyed the views. We saw the waterfalls, mirror lake, and watched the trout jumping. A great place to relax and have a picnic. Toured this area after viewing Blanchard Springs Cavern.

Thank kathyc20152015
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Sjbnit81
21 February 2018|
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Response from needgr8 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in december so I can’t help with that one. I will say it’s a big holiday destination.
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Stacy C
17 August 2017|
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Response from p5hobbs | Reviewed this property |
We didn't camp. However, all of the Blanchard Springs cabins were rented and we had to stay outside the park. I suggest reserving a campsite to ensure you have one.
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crut77
19 July 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Sylamore creek is a great place to paddle around in a kayak but I would steer clear of the White River because the current is pretty swift there.
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