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Bull Shoals Caverns, Bull Shoals

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Bull Shoals Caverns is a limestone cavern located in Bull Shoals, Arkansas.

The caverns were created approximately 350 million years ago, during the Ordovician period and were carved out by water method. The caverns were formed by water seeping into the cracks of the rocks, gradually enlarging the cracks and dissolving the surrounding rocks. There is an underground river that flows through the caverns.

Bull Shoals Caverns has been open since 1958.

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  • These caverns are an easy walk through. Look for the salamanders. There are unique formations in this cavern. It if full of history as well as geology. The village at its edge has some interesting...  more »
  • The cave is very cool with some beautiful features, but the tour is very brief (probably around 15-20 minutes). We had around 15 people in our tour group, which was too many for a cave this small. We....  more »
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  • I thought it was a very great few hrs of fun. Very nice tour guides, great views In the cave, cool wildlife like salamanders and types of exotic frogs in the cave, and perfect for families and people who wanna explore caves but are claustrophobic because there is a decent amount of room. Along with a very cool 1880 town of actual houses, church, bank, and grocery store built in the 1800s!.
  • Loved the cave; however we did the last tour of the day and we had no idea that we couldn't do the village or the gift shop once the tour was over. Felt the tour was rushed and weren't allowed ample time for photos. We only got 1/2 of what we paid for. They lost $ from us on what we would have spent in the gift shop. I would like to say we'd be back, but I think we'll try elsewhere first.
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