Seventeen individual campsites and two group sites available. Water available. Sewage dump station available. Sites suitable for smaller RV's and tents. No electricity or other hook ups.
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area Guide
Blanchard Springs Recreation Area Guide - Spanish
Nice facilities with 3 campground loops, gravel bottom creek (Sylamore Creek) swim area, small spring fed lake stocked with rainbow trout, but the big draw is the Blanchard Springs Caverns tours. Outstanding! Great place for all ages. If it fills up in peak season, head 6 mi upstream to Sylamore Creek campground.
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It's a beautiful area. The woods, the hills, the bluffs, the river..and the Cavern is amazing. It is well worth the tour.
There are limited camping spots. It’s best to go up by at least Thursday. No reservations. Honor system, old school, ticket drop pay. $10 a night. The people at the visitors center are excellent. Very kind and very helpful. And the cavern tour is amazing! Definitely worth it.
Went for a week, so quiet, way out there. Cavern Tours are very cool! Keep food stuffs put away. Bring Bug spray…Lots
Beautiful caverns with lots of hiking and water activities and a no-frills campground among rolling hills. Lots to do outside the park too.
Yay: easy to get to (near the edge of the park), educational information, lots of trail and cave tour options, shady campgrounds, swimming, waterfalls.
Nay: can be crowded.
Surprise: the standard cave tour is great, plus there is a more extreme tour where you can crawl and squeeze through trails in the caves! Also lots of folk music festivals so check the calendar.
The summer and bugs are not ideal as it is hot and just plane nasty. The hiking is amazing in this area and is considered one of the better hikes in the state! Plenty of family recreation activities.
Very beautiful space. I camped by myself with 5 children and never felt unsafe. Our campsite was close to the water so I was able to cook and watch the kids while they were swimming. There are lots of little critter running about so I would be careful to keep a clean campsite. Make sure you go when there is not a lot of rain since you have to travel over a stream to get to the campsite. They close off the campsite if it rains a lot. There are some caverns to visit there too. It's a steep car drive. You could probably bike it but then it may be more difficult to tour the caverns.