• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

Curriculum Materials

color drawing of observation platform, river and forest

View from overlook during Collier Homestead tour and Riverview Hike for Day by the Buffalo


A Day by the Buffalo is a curriculum-based resource education program of Buffalo National River. The Teacher's Guide pdf including the background information, lesson content, and references used in our conducted programs may be downloaded. Additional activities are also included for follow-up or additional on-site visits you might wish to make independently of a ranger-conducted program.

The individual lesson plans are available as separate pdf downloads for those who don’t need the entire program. Click on Lesson Plans for descriptions and links to separate files.

Did You Know?

Unknown children on porch of the William Villines house.

Did you know that Buffalo National River preserves many pioneer homesteads ranging from the 1840s to the 1930s? These structures document the struggles and lifeways of people that carved a living out of the lush forests of the Buffalo River region.