National Park Service

Kevin Cheri began his career with the National Park Service as a park ranger intake trainee at the Buffalo National River in 1978. In 2007, almost 30 years later, he happily returned as superintendent of the Buffalo, America’s first national river. Today, he and his staff of about 60 oversee 95,730 acres with three designated …
There is no better time to become a Junior Park Ranger than the centennial year of the National Parks Service. The NPS Junior Ranger program is an activity-based program offered in almost all parks that lets kids join the National Park Service “family” as Junior Rangers. Interested youth complete a series of activities during a …
Capitalizing on the beauty of the autumn landscape of the Buffalo National River, the National Park Service offers free ranger-guided tours of the Boxley Grist Mill on Arkansas 43 in Boxley Valley (Newton County) each weekend in October. These tours run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and last about 30 …