Everyone In Arkansas Must Visit This Epic Natural Spring As Soon As Possible
Arkansans are lucky. We get to live in the prettiest state with the best people, and we’ve got millions of acres of natural beauty to explore. The Natural State is full of little slices of paradise, and it’s also full of water. There are 2,340 named lakes and reservoirs in Arkansas and 9,700 miles of streams and rivers. Blanchard Spring, when it comes down to it, is a small body of water. But while Blanchard Spring may not be as wide as the mighty Mississippi, as popular as Beaver Lake, or as important as the Arkansas River, it’s still a wonderful place to visit that shouldn’t be overlooked.
Please note, Blanchard Spring is temporarily closed.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.
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