Hike the Buffalo Month

November is recognized as “Hike the Buffalo Month” by the Harrison Convention & Visitors Bureau in partnership with the North Arkansas Partnership for Health Education and Healthy Kids Healthy Ozarks program. A different hike will be featured each Saturday in

October Events and the Buffalo National River

The Buffalo National River Partners are offering some great events in October that range from history to flora and fauna. Civil War Chats At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, James Johnston will present “The Skirmishes at Woolum.” Two particularly

Rock Climbing, Zip Lines and Canyon-sized Swings

The Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Adventure Package adds wild excitement to the dude ranch experience for kids and adults of all skill levels interested in rock climbing, zip lines and canyon-sized swings. I had the pleasure of giving it a whirl in

One Tank Travels: Buffalo National River

 UPDATE from the National Parks Service: “Due to the potential threat of extreme weather from Isaac in the Ozarks, Buffalo National River Park Administration is postponing this Saturday’s (Sept.1) 40th celebration  of the River at Tyler Bend.  We hope we get beneficial rain

A Sign of the Times: Iconic Buffalo Point Sign to be Replaced

In the past 40 years, countless numbers of visitors have stood to have their photo taken in front of the carved wooden sign at the Ranger Station at Buffalo Point in the lower district of the Buffalo National River. Made

One Tank Travels: Jasper

Jasper alone is worth a tank of gas. But head to the town’s historic courthouse square June 22 and 23 during the Buffalo River Elk Festival and you have an incredible bang for your buck. Located in Newton County, Jasper is

Buffalo National River Still Floatable

Despite a lack of rain, floating season isn’t over on the Buffalo National River. The lower section can still be floated and is actually easily navigated year round unless there is a severe drought. “We’re on the high end of

One Tank Travels: Gilbert

We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon” in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations which can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of

Freshwater Mussels and Their Importance to the Balance of the Buffalo

Shawn Hodges, fisheries biologist for the Buffalo National River, will speak on “Freshwater Mussels and Their Importance to the Balance of the Buffalo” at 5:30 p.m. at the Boone County Library on Tuesday, May 22. The library is located at

Storytellers in the Park: Tales from the Buffalo

The 40th anniversary celebration of the Buffalo National River continues with another offering from the Buffalo National River Partners “Storytellers in the Park: Tales from the Buffalo” series at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19 at Steel Creek. Gary Weibye, a Newton County