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About Blanchard Springs Campgrounds

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

 

Sites
23
Operator
National Forest
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Features
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ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
Reservable
Sanitary Dump
Showers
Toilets
Trash Available
Water Hookups
Location
Blanchard Springs Campgrounds is located in Arkansas
Latitude
35.9728 N
Longitude
-92.1776 W
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Directions
From Mountain View, take Highway 5-9-14 north for 5 miles to Allison. At Allison, take Highway 14 west for 8 miles toward the town of Fifty Six. Turn right at the Blanchard Springs Recreation Area sign. Be sure to bring a map, GPS directions have led many visitors off-course.
9 Reviews of Blanchard Springs Campgrounds
The Caverns tour(s) should be on your bucket list

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.

Hiking. fishing, swimming

It is close to a gr

Blanchard Springs is great

It's a beautiful area. The woods, the hills, the bluffs, the river..and the Cavern is amazing. It is well worth the tour.

Clean bathrooms, clean park. Beautiful scenery. Lots to do.

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.

Way out there..

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 in the Ozarks

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.

Great Spring and Fall destination

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.

First to Review
Summer Camping Trip

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.