"Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, Arkansas" Blanchard Springs by basstbn
Blanchard Springs Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 23 photos
Lying in the heart of the Ozark National Forest, and about fifteen to twenty minutes north of Mountain View, Arkansas, is the Blanchard Springs Recreation Area. A popular destination within the park is Blanchard Springs, which can be reached by an easy five minute walk.
The springs seen above flow from a yet undiscovered portion of the Blanchard Springs Caverns. Guided tours (3 difficulty levels) are available at the visitor's center.
This scenic swimming hole is downstream from the spring. The water is cool and crystal clear, offering many youngsters, maybe a few "oldsters", their first opportunity to swim in something other than a pool.
- Pros:Beautiful scenery, excellent recreation facilities
- Cons:As long as you plan ahead and bring food, there are no drawbacks.
- In a nutshell:Five Stars, Baby!!!
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