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BLANCHARD SPRINGS CAVERNS, AR

Dripstone Trail Tour

Cave Tour
1 hr. 00 min.

Notice:

Same day tour sales can only be purchased at the Visitor Center. Advance sales cut-off is midnight 1 day prior to tour date. The Interagency Annual Pass is NOT accepted at Blanchard Springs Caverns.

50 stairs total on trail, can be avoided if needed

Offered: Daily (April through October), Wed through Sunday (November through March).

School Groups Rates and Reservations call Blanchard Springs Caverns at 870-757-2211
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Tour Description

The Dripstone Trail Tour travels through two huge rooms filled with an incredible variety and number of crystalline formations - sparkling flowstone, towering columns, and delicate soda straws. This shorter, easier trail takes visitors almost half a mile through the Caverns. All stairs can be avoided. For information regarding accessibility specifically, the use of wheelchairs, please contact the Caverns at 1-870-757-2211.


Tour Details

  • Duration: 1 hr. 00 min.
  • Distance: .5 miles
  • Number of Steps: 50
  • Accessible: No
  • Effort: Easy

Know Before You Go

Constant 58 degree temperature; wear low-heeled nonslip shoes; no restrooms underground. * Educational school groups concisting of children 18 years old and younger are asked to contact the Caverns directly at 1-870-757-2211 to schedule their school group tour.

Dripstone Tour - School Groups

  • November to March - Wednesdays through Sundays; April to October - Daily
  • Tours travel one way, 4/10 mile total, through the most highly decorated level of the Caverns. This trail is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs with strong assistance.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Tour times: Between 10:00 AM and 4:15 PM
Group Information:
  • Groups of 30 or more will be scheduled for successive tours when possible
  • Educational groups must specify the group's name
  • Cost: $3 student ages 6 -15, $7 per student ages 16 +
Group Rate requirements:
  • One payment for all tickets
  • Reservations required
  • Minimum 15, no maximum
  • Tickets must be picked up 30 minutes before tour time
  • Must call Caverns directly
To schedule a School Group reservation, call Blanchard Springs Caverns toll-free at 1- 870-757-2211 for more information.
Offered: Daily (April through October), Wed through Sunday (November through March).

School Groups Rates and Reservations call Blanchard Springs Caverns at 870-757-2211


Accessibility

For information regarding accessibility specifically, the use of wheelchairs, please contact the Caverns at 1-870-757-2211.


Directions

From Mountain View, take AR Highway 5-9-14 north for 5 miles to Allison. At Allison, take AR Highway 14 west for 8 miles towards the town of Fifty Six. Blanchard Springs Caverns is marked by a brown sign to the right. Turn right and follow the road to the Blanchard Visitor Center.


Note: Some Tours may be available only from the Tour Park on a first-come-first-served basis. Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the Tour Park.
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