Go Behind the Scenes to Discover the Untold or Rarely spoken
Stories of Downtown & Underground Eureka Springs.
Leaves at 4PM Everyday from Basin Spring Park through December 15th
Leaves at 4PM Saurdays Only December through March 15th

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.

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 Springs

The tour is mildly adventourous - 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!

Underground Tour Tickets:

Adults: $12

Kids: Free with paid Adult

Tickets 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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Hell Raisers, Hoodlums & a Heated History Walking Tour
Leaves at 11AM Everyday from Basin Spring Park

Many a character have enhanced the Eureka Springs landscape and this 45 minute walking tour tells you all about them! We bring out the "Stars" of the town over time, share the strange happenings, and clue you into the legends that we live with.

Fun for the whole family, we share the towns heated founding, the Ripley's Believe it or Not stories, and explore the downtown exposing the delights and dastardly deeds. 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.

Mildly strenuous, we require good walking shoes and a wilder imagination!

 

Hell Raisers, Hoodlums & a Heated History Walking Tour Tickets:

Adults: $8

Kids: Free with paid Adult

Tickets 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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Frequently Asked Questions:

If I am claustrophobic can I take this tour?
Yes! We are not in any tight spaces.

Does rain, snow or ice cancel the tour?
Yes, we can not do the tour in inclement weather due to the slick nature of our walking paths.

What ages of children will find the tour interesting?
Ages 6 and up can be actively involved in the tour.

I have a school group, can I book the tour at a special time?
Yes, we accomodate groups when they need to take the tour outside of regular hours.

Are there any ghosts on the tours?
Well, there are plenty of ghost stories. You will have to judge for yourself if there are ghosts.

Will it smell like sulfer?
There are no odd smells from any of the three undergrounds that you venture through.

Is the tour handicap accessable?
No, it is a walking tour that has many stairs - there are sections that you can bow out of, but the walking is pretty extensive.

 

They Said What?

"We never knew there were so many ghost stories downtown." LV Blue Eye, Missouri

"Standing on the stage at the Auditorium was amazing." KA St. Louis, Missouri