• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

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Park Fun

Buffalo National River is a very unique river system, and there are many things that contribute to the uniqueness of the river. Below are links to interactive activities that will allow you to explore the features that makes the river special.

What's A Watershed?

Build the Buffalo

The Water Cycle

River Elements

Features of a River

Ozark Plumbing

River Critters

Cave Ecosystem

Did You Know?

Beautiful evening view of the Buffalo River

Did you know that the water in the Buffalo National River makes vactioneers happy along the Gulf Coast? Its true. The Buffalo River is connected to the White River, which is connected to the Mississippi, and laps up on the beach goers of the Gulf states.