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Buffalo National River, AR

National Park Service

Overview

Established in 1972, Buffalo National River flows freely for 135 miles and is one of the few remaining undammed rivers in the lower 48 states. Once you arrive, prepare to journey from running rapids to quiet pools while surrounded by massive bluffs as you cruise through the Ozark Mountains down to the White River.

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Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HUNTING
  • SWIMMING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Buffalo National River
402 N. Walnut, Suite 136
Harrison,AR,72601
Email: buff_information@nps.gov

Directions:

Plane
Airports are located in Harrison, AR, Branson, MO, Springfield, MO, Northwest Arkansas, AR , Fayetteville, AR, and Little Rock, AR.

Car
Buffalo National River is a long, narrow park that is crossed by three main highways. Using Harrison as a starting point: To reach the Upper District, visitors travel south from Harrison on Highway 7, or Highway 43; To reach the Middle District, visitors travel 31 miles south of Harrison on Highway 65; To reach the Lower District, visitors take Highway 65 south from Harrison for five miles, then take Highway 62/412 to the east to Yellville, and Highway 14 south.

Public Transportation
No public transportation in the park.


 

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