The most amazing and beautiful thing in this world is priceless. It can neither be bought by gold nor kept for personal gain. Next to love, nature is rated to be one of the most amazing creations ever in this planet. Nature has an enticing beauty that no mere human being can fathom on its magnificence. Hence, it is not unusual when people start to talk about Blanchard Springs Cavers when we start talking about the beauty of nature.
Securely nestled in Arkansas, Blanchard Springs Caverns is a spot that’s best for singles, couples, and even families and corporate individuals to discover as it showcase a wide array of different gorgeous structures naturally found in caves. To help you have a visit to this place that’s worth reminiscing, a tour is being offered by local authorities. The said tour is divided into three namely, Dripstone Trail, Wild Cave Tour, and Discovery Trail. Each tour offers different sightseeing activities and places to go to, but inside the same cavern. The cavern is just so big that each section needs to be separated from the other in order for individuals to take a good look in it.
The Dripstone Trail tour enables tourists to witness usual cave animals from salamanders, crickets, bats, and other insects that thrive in dark and wet areas. Aside from that, travelers get to witness usual cave attractions, too, like tons of calcite formations and a lot of dripstones. Both actually took hundreds of years to form perfectly. The trail also exposes you to both the upper and lower rooms, which all offer the mentioned magnificent formations that are all products of ancient sea formations that were formed for some 300 million years ago.
The Discovery Trail is set for the more adventurous individuals as it needs about an hour and more minutes to fully finish the trail that consists mainly of 700 steps to reach the lower portion of the caverns. It is in this tour where streams and gushes of water are heard. This isn’t the best tour for those who need walking assistance since the trail is quite difficult compared to the Dripstone Trail.
Finally, Wild Cave Tour is the longest, taking about 3-4 hour tours that are mainly composed of clays, low ceilings, dark spots, and other more difficult paths. While children above 10 years old are allowed to go through the steep cavern, it is always advisable that adults accompany these children. Apart from that, tourists are advised to wear knee pads, hard hats, gloves, lights, and belts.