Downtown -N- Underground Tour
About the Tour:
The Downtown -N- Underground tour explores the geology, geography and architecture of the historic Downtown Eureka Springs. Step into the past and see what our first explorers saw, how the area was settled, and what under the street looks like. This fun-filled story telling tour is perfect for the whole family.
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.
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!
Downtown -N- Underground FAQ:
We get numerous questions about the Downtown -N- Underground tour and update this list frequently.
Where does the Tour take off from?
Basin Spring Park
When is the Tour?
2PM Every Day April – December 15th and 2 & 4PM on Saturdays.
December 15th – April 15th – Saturdays Only
Is the Downtown -N- Underground Tour safe?
Yes, we only go where there are safe entries and views for explorers.
Is the Downtown -N- Underground Tour good for the whole family?
Yes! Family members of all ages will find something new to explore and see. The tour is geared towards all ages and the fact filled walk is meant to keep everyone engaged.
Is the Downtown -N- Underground ok if you are a little claustrophobic?
We don’t go into any areas that are tight – you should be fine.
What kind of shoes do we need?
Walking shoes are what works best. The 75 minute tour includes uneven terrain and limestone sidewalks. Wear shoes that you can feel balanced and safe in.
Can I bring my dog on the tour?
We don’t recommend the tour for large pups, but if you have a smaller dog that you can hold they are welcome on the tour.
Is the tour handicap accessible?
Unfortunately, the tour is not made for all due to the uneven landscape of the Downtown. If you would like to schedule a private storytelling tour that features less walking contact us and we will accommodate your needs.
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