National Forest and Nature Learning Programs

Learn more about your National Forest and

nature by joining in activities scheduled at Blanchard Springs

Recreation Area this summer! Many natural interpretive programs are

held at or near the outdoor amphitheater (close to Blanchard Springs

picnic area at the base of Sandfield Bluff) every Wednesday and Friday

at 8:30 p.m. Guided walks or hands-on programs are offered each

Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Other venues are listed in program


• Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 p.m., Amphitheater – “Wings in the

Night” – Many of us have heard the tales about bats – how they

suck blood, fly into your hair, and are generally bad news critters.

Join us for this slide program to learn the real deal on this

misunderstood animal.

In the event of rain, activities may be cancelled. Blanchard Springs

Caverns is located 15 miles northwest of Mountain View, Arkansas, near

the town of Fifty Six.