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Awesome Kayak distination

Wife and I went on a float and had a great time. We brought our own kayaks and had a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sean M
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Celina, Texas
Beautiful river view

My family and I went on a hiking trip through the Ponca Wilderness Area. After visiting Hemmed-in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
LizzyMarie23
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Scenic river with dramatic bluffs towering overhead.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife and I went on a float and had a great time. We brought our own kayaks and had a wonderful outing. It was so clean and pristine. Water was very refreashing to jump into on a hot day as well. I was told that...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I went on a hiking trip through the Ponca Wilderness Area. After visiting Hemmed-in Hollow, we decided to see the famous Buffalo River. The river was placid and serene while we were there. It seemed to be a great place to stop...More

Thank LizzyMarie23
Reviewed 18 September 2016

we stayed there 9/16 thru 9/17 2016. campers beware. this place is AWFUL. my party of three were totally discusted with this cabin. it was filthy, we literally found a dog feces behind the sofa, and it had been there awhile. the rest of the...More

1  Thank charliec125
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I go there every year for canoeing or kayaking! It's also a great place to hike and I've seen lots of horseback riding in the area. There is a lot of history in that region with old cabins and homeplaces that are open to the...More

1  Thank jww002
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Pictures really don't do this place any justice. It is just beautiful. If you are going to canoe, I recommend either taking the longer trip (ours was 10 miles) or going on a week day. We went on a Saturday from Baker's Ford to Gilbert....More

1  Thank Cori A
Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you are in the area you must float the Buffalo River! The Buffalo River guide services offer canoe rentals and shuttle service. The bus ride back is an experience in itself...Mr Toad's Wild Ride! So much fun! It is a scenic beautiful float. You...More

1  Thank liveasyridehard
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at Mt Nebo and rook a day trip to the Buffalo River. We drove a little past Jasper and found a place where we could get in and go swimming. It was sooooo beautiful! The water was clean and clear...More

1  Thank sandihall77
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came back to Buffalo Pt. like we have since we were children. Had a wonderful time swimming, made a 15 mile kayak trip and walked trails. Beautiful place with friendly business owners. One of many great places to visit in Arkansas....More

2  Thank bdm68
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Just went here and had an excellent time. It was an easy float and we were lucky enough to see a bald eagle fly right over us while we were there. It was a long day on the river but we packed a cooler with...More

1  Thank Jenna T
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

BEAUTIFUL! We live nearby and float every year. Water levels will determine the section of river you can float. The pics are from lower river near Hwy. 14 bridge. We usually float from the bridge to Rush. I suggest calling an outfitter. We use Wild...More

1  Thank Pam N
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