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Eureka Springs Downtown Underground Tour

Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
+1 479-244-5074
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Very Interesting!

My husband and I loved the tour. Eureka Springs has a very interesting and unique history and our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rachelnledbetter
Interesting tour!

A fun and informative tour. The tour guide held our interest the whole time and was wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pam S
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Go Behind the Scenes to Discover the Untold or Rarely spokenStories of Downtown & Underground Eureka Springs.The Behind the Scenes walking adventure offers visitors a unique 75 minute opportunity to enjoy stories of Eureka Springs' Wild West Period, its renewal as an artist community and to explore the mysteries of a underground city. Explore the Downtown in Eureka Springs in a new and exciting way. The history and the colorful characters who have made Eureka Springs their home throughout the ages come alive through interactive storytelling.You can stand in the spot that Carry Nation gave her last speech, where one of the Doolin-Dalton Gang was caught by US Marshalls, and indian maidens were healed in the springs. We view caves where Eureka Springs water was collected or civil war soldiers from both sides were brought to heal.We visit sites that are untouchable to the ordinary visitor including behind the scenes and on the stage of the City auditorium where the likes of Willie Nelson, BB King and Ray Charles performed.Then take a brave step into the unexplained underground buildings that lie under the streets and try to figure out the mystery for yourself! Go under the city where Bill Doolin of the Dalton gang was captured in the Underground City of Eureka SpringsThe tour is mildly adventurous - good for the whole family. Wear good walking shoes as you travel up and down through history exploring all the landscape has to offer. This is your chance to see Eureka Springs in a way that even local residents haven't seen! Unlock the past through an exciting adventure! Tickets:Adults: $12Kids: Free with paid AdultTickets are available half hour before the tour starts in Basin Spring Park at the kiosk or at the the Basin Park Hotel.
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Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved the tour. Eureka Springs has a very interesting and unique history and our tour guide made it come to life. There are a lot of stairs involved so don't go if you're not able to do some walking and climbing....More

Thank rachelnledbetter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun and informative tour. The tour guide held our interest the whole time and was wonderful. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because it seemed that the advertising was a little misleading. We expected to see a lot of buildings...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My wife and I received tickets to the tour as part of a package at the Basin Park Hotel. The tour begins at Basin Park, and lasted about an hour and a half. There is plenty of stair climbing throughout the tour, unfortunately those with...More

Thank palomnikk
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Incredibly interesting to learn the history of Eureka Springs and the underground system. It was a bit disappointing to only "look at the paths" and not really get to walk through them. Hopefully funding becomes available to save this piece of history because even through...More

Thank 01Kitty
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We liked our tour-guide and the tour was fairly interesting. I think once the tour has more funding, it will be much better.

Thank bvowell22
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting tour. I have been coming to Eureka since 2005 and never knew about the underground. Out tour guide was very good . She is a local who has lived in Eureka all her life so she had some very detailed information. Lots of...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

You're not underground very often. This is a great tour for history buffs who want to learn about the town. I understand that the underground is part of that but you only get to go in two short tunnels and back. Then there is a...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to see more of the underground. It was extremely stair heavy and strenuous and there was no warning on the site when purchasing tickets. The tour guide was exceptional though. She knew the history very well and she was very descriptive in her stories....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Although our group had 27 people at our 4 pm tour we still learned a great deal and had a nice walk too. From standing on the auditorium stage where famous musicians have played to hanging out where nefarious visitors hid their activities you can't...More

1  Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you are interested in histories, I would recommend this. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Eureka Springs. We got to visit underground tunnels that were build for moon shinningn and underground casinos. I got to learn that Al Capone was...More

Thank Betsy H
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