Buffalo National River
The Buffalo National River
became America's first national river in 1972. For generations before,
it had been proclaimed as one of the country's greatest natural
treasures. The free-flowing Buffalo National River meanders
through the heart of the Ozarks for 135 miles before joining the White River south of Mountain Home. Natural wilderness, towering limestone
bluffs, canoe outfitters, campsites, hiking trails,
three wilderness areas, and cabin rentals are popular and available.
, off Ark. 14, and Tyler Bend
, off U.S. 65 (between Harrison
), are fully developed
public use areas and there are several other primitive campgrounds.
Gravel bar camping is permitted and the park is also the home of the
state's only elk herd in Arkansas
CONTACT: 870-741-5443, www.NPS.gov/buff