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Buffalo National River Park

Harrison, AR
+1 870-439-2502
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I have been to the Buffalo twice, and not disappointed with either visit. The area is simply... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri

The beauty is indescribable!!! Amazing hiking trails. Fabulous swimming holes. Lots of wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine M
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Scenic park along the Buffalo River.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“low water” (7 reviews)
Harrison, AR
+1 870-439-2502
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to the Buffalo twice, and not disappointed with either visit. The area is simply beautiful! We have hiked the area and floated on the river. There are outfitters in Ponca that will assist you with floating the river. Lots of hikes for...More

Thank Red-Camper29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beauty is indescribable!!! Amazing hiking trails. Fabulous swimming holes. Lots of wildlife. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We take a canoe trip each year and this year we decided to try the Buffalo. The river was low but it was great. The views were worth the paddling in the slower pools. We want to go back when we can do the upper...More

Thank rodneyf467
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Trip has been on our bucket list n we can now cross it off. Took a 3-5 hour canoeing trip starting at Tyler Bend. From the rock cliffs to the beautiful clear green waters this trip did not disappoint. Stopped several time to swim...More

Thank aduplechain
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE LOVED THIS TRIP!! So much I am seriously thinking about returning. We always try to find a different place each time, but this was great!!

Thank Melisha C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful, well managed and rich with opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. From trails to hike or backpack, waterfalls to explore, paddling the river or just relaxing and taking in the scenery, this special place offers something for everyone. Please take care of...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very secluded - the road we took was 6 miles on dirt and gravel but worth it! Clear water, few people - could not go down the river as water was too low. Even the dogs loved it. Recommende for nature lovers!

Thank Texan312
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Absolutely beautiful. We stayed at Ozark Campground in Harrison AR. 25 yards from our campsite was a beautiful stretch of the river that meanders along an 85ft bluff. Deep sections of the river offered amazing swimming and crystal clear water. A bit out of the...More

Thank Preuettb
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here since age 12! I love the area, the terrain, and the river in general! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank jww002
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Love this part of the river. We're headed to Tyler Bend tomorrow to see another part of the river. Glad they didn't damn it up!

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Questions & Answers
25 June 2017|
Response from bodisartha | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is all still there.
26 April 2017|
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Response from Eddie C | Reviewed this property |
You can do it yourself or through canoe rental. Most rental prefer reservations because it is hard to predict otherwise.
Diane W
1 September 2016|
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Response from Gray S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places. Go online and look up Buffalo River Outfitters or Wild Bills - it really depends on what the river level is. The prettiest floats are Ponca to the Pruitt area - but it's sometimes low in the summer since that... More