• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

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Canoe Rentals

Upper River (Boxley to Carver) The links provided to the concession web sites are for your convenience for the rental of canoes and are not considered an endorsement by the National Park Service of other information included on each site.

Buffalo Outdoor Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 1
Ponca, AR 72670

Gordon Motel, Inc.
1-800-477-8509 or
(870) 446-5252
P.O. Box 60
Jasper, AR 72641

Buffalo River Canoes, Inc.
(870) 446-2644
HC 70 Box 136B
Jasper, AR 72641

Lost Valley Canoe & Lodging
(870) 861-5522
P.O. Box 10
Ponca, AR 72670

Riverview Motel Canoe Rentals
(870) 446-2616
P.O. Box 352
Jasper, AR 72641

Middle River (Carver to S. Maumee)

Buffalo Camping & Canoeing
(870) 439-2888
#1 Frost Street
Gilbert, AR 72636

Buffalo River Outfitters, Inc.
9664 N. Hwy 65
St. Joe, AR 72675

Crockett's Canoe Rental
(870) 448-3892
P.O. Box 26
Harriet, AR 72639

Silver Hill Canoe, Inc
(870) 439-2372
9826 Highway 65 South
St. Joe, AR 72675

Lower River ( N. Maumee to Buffalo City)

Buffalo River Float Service
(870) 449-2042
11637 Suite1, Highway 14 South
Yellville, AR 72687

Dirst Canoe Rental
(870) 449-6636
538 Highway 268 E.
Yellville, AR 72687

Wild Bill's Outfitter
(870) 449-6235
23 Highway 268 E.
Yellville, AR 72687

Did You Know?

Hikers on the trail to the Indian Rockhouse shelter.

Did you know that there are over 100 miles of maintained trails within Buffalo National River? Hiking is a very popular activity at all times, but especially in the cooler months from November to March.