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Onyx Cave – Arkansas’ Oldest Show Cave

December 20, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Onyx Cave ArkansasCome explore Arkansas’ oldest show cave. Onyx Cave, just outside Eureka Springs, AR has been attracting tourists since 1893!

Arkansas is riddled with naturally occurring caves. They can be found all over the state. Some are big and some are small but all of them are fascinating to those of us who like caves. If you consider yourself a cave lover, you won’t want to miss a chance to explore one of Arkansas’ the oldest show caves, Onyx Cave.

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Arkansas’ Blanchard Springs Caverns

May 14, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Blanchard Springs CavernsBlanchard Springs Caverns in Stone County, Arkansas is a “living” cave with glistening limestone formations – stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and flowstones – that continue to grow and change.

Blanchard Springs Caverns is an amazing and spectacular set of caves that has been very carefully developed for safe visitation – safe for you and safe for the cavern! The beautiful and delicate crystalline formations you will see are the collective result of dripping water depositing minerals over thousands and thousands of years.

Blanchard Springs Caverns has three separate levels two of which are open to the public. Marvel at these large, beautifully lighted rooms from the safety and ease of paved trails behind handrails. Feeling more adventurous? Take a tour of the undeveloped section of the caverns where you will need to crawl through mud and clamber over rocks – I hope those aren’t your good pants!

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