At Bull Shoals Cavern, guests travel back in time as they explore one of the world’s oldest limestone caves in the Ozark Mountain Region.
Bull Shoals Cavern is located at 1011 CS Woods Blvd in Bull Shoals Arkansas, in the north central part of the state.
According to geologists the cave was created approximately 350 million years ago during the Ordovician period.
Streams are found throughout the cave, as the result of a waterfall in the deepest part of the cave. While surveying and studying the cave, geologists have found almost every known formation possible within the cave. Making it a rare find with the United States. Among these are stalactites, stalagmites, drapolites, box work, columns, cave pearls, flow stone and many others. To name a few of the lifeforms that inhabit Bull Shoals Caverns there are salamanders, pipistrelle bats (very small), frogs and camel crickets.
The cave has paved, well lit walkways throughout, and a year-round temperature of 59 degrees, so dress accordingly. Tours last about 45 minutes and include about a 3/4 mile walk.
At the time of this publishing, prices are $19.95 for adults, and $9.95 for kids. No reservation’s are needed, however i suggest calling ahead to confirm hours of operation. 870-445-7177.
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