Blanchard Caverns Cabin
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Blanchard Caverns Cabin is located in Mountain View, Arkansas, situated on Scenic Highway 14, about 5 minutes midway between the Blanchard Springs Caverns (Hwy 14 & 87 intersection) and the White River/Sylamore Creek Access (Hwy 5, 9, & 14 intersection).
This seculded cabin sits on 31 acres of land that borders Highway 14, as well as surrounded by the Ozark National Forest. Although withdrawn from the busyness of more populated areas, the Blanchard Caverns Cabin does not skip on luxury. The house is a modern cabin, fully furnished and includes central heating/air conditioning. Also provided in the cabin is a full kitchen, equipped with all appliances, dishware, as well as linens and towels. Guests can enjoy the wrap-around outdoor deck with a million dollar view overlooking the Ozark National Forest.
The Blanchard Caverns Cabin is pleasantly in close proximity to many recreational areas and national forrests, where guests can partake in outdoor activies--hiking, horseback riding, swimming, etc...
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Wayne Van Cleave for sharing his own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
The property is 5 minutes to Blanchard Springs Caverns and its Recreation Area, 5 minutes from the White River for boating and fishing activities and also close to Gunner pool, Barkshed, and Buffalo Point Recreation areas. It is also only 12 minutes to Mountain View, Arkansas for dining and folk-singing on the square.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
We are best known for proximity to the above recreational areas; unique location only 5 minutes from Blanchard Springs Caverns and White River while being only 12 minutes to Mountain View. I like the beautiful Ozark National Forest, Sylamore Ranger District, and 110,000 acres containing all of these beautiful recreational areas.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
People visit for the scenery and recreational areas including the White River, for fishing and scenic float trips.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
We have been told we are a comfortable and cozy vacation home next to all the beautiful scenic areas on Highway 14.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
The scenery, good food, recreational areas and convenient access to them for outdoor enjoyment for the family.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
White River fishing and boating, visit recreational areas(Blanchard Springs Caverns, Gunner Pool, Barkshed, and Buffalo Point); Mountain View, Arkansas for folk-singing on the square and Calico Rock, Arkansas for its views of the river from the bluffs.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
No. You need to be in car for short trips to nearby areas.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
We recommend Cody’s Restaurant, Fifty-six, AR, Hwy 14W; just 7 minutes from cabin. They feature catfish, steaks, and ribs.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
Check out my website for hyperlinks to area attractions such as Blanchard Springs Caverns at www.blanchardsprings.org.
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living room and kitchen (6.5).
Do you accept pets?
We do not accept pets.
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Blanchard Springs Caverns Recreational Area
From left to right, top to bottom: Ground Springs at Blanchard Springs Caverns Recreational Area; View from bridge over Sylamore Creek in Blanchard Springs Caverns Park; View of Waterfall and Pedestrian Access at Blanchard Springs Caverns Recreational Area; Mirror Lake at Blanchard Springs Caverns; Picnic Area at Blanchard Springs Caverns Recreational Area; Rock Structure at Picnic Grounds Area at Blanchard Springs Caverns Recreational Area
Things to Do
Blanchard Caverns Cabin property is a short distance to a multitude of activities and attractions, including 3 National Forests. Below is a list of nearby places to visit, or things to do, that are within minutes of the cabin:
- Blanchard Springs Caverns(5 minutes west on Scenic Highway 14)
- White River for world-famous Rainbow Trout fishing (5 minutes east on Highway 14)
- Gunner Pool Recreation Area (9 minutes west on Scenic Hwy 14)
- Barkshed Recreation Area (14 minutes west Scenic Highway 14)
- Buffalo National River at the Buffalo Point campground (40 minutes West on Scenic Hwy 14)
- Hiking (immediate area)
- Scenic river tours (immediate area)
- Horseback riding (immediate area)
Visit Mountain View, Arkansas:
Loco Ropes at Ozark Folk Center State Park, for outdoor family fun. (Mountain View, AR 72560, (870) 269-6566)
Folk Singing on the Town Square (15 minutes from Blanchard Caverns Cabin on Scenic Hwy 14)
Many restaurants and mountain craft shops:
- Cody's Restaurant (870-757-2270)
- Anglers Restaurant (870-585-2226)
- Jo Jo's Catfish Wharf Restaurant (870-585-2121)
- Brookfalls Restaurant (Calico Rock) 870-297-2038.
Calico Rock Cabin
Just 22 minutes from Blanchard Caverns Cabin!
You can also reserve nearby Calico Rock Cabin on the Scenic Bluffs of the White River for your next trip to the area.
For reservations call 901-299-4952.