Buffalo National River Announce Limits in Vistor Services
As Buffalo National River anticipates the beginning of another season of floaters, hikers, and other visitors, things have altered to an extent where many things perhaps taken for granted in the past will be absent or at least altered. More »
CAUTION!! Road construction will begin in Boxley Valley on Monday, April 22, 2013. Parking areas for wildlife viewing will be installed to alleviate congestion and increase safety during high traffic periods. Construction may last 180 days. More »
Kids to Parks Day School Contest
Are you interested in bringing a school group to your park, recreation area, or site for FREE? National Park Trust is hosting the second annual Kids to Parks Day School Contest. Each class can receive funding to visit your facilities. Funds can be used for bus transportation, healthy snacks, park related fees or supplies.
The National Park Service offers many educational opportunities for students to experience the natural and cultural history of Buffalo National River. Park Rangers provide a variety park interpretative programs, and they are available to visit local classrooms and deliver presentations about the river, its inhabitants, and the National Park Service.
If you would like a ranger to come to your classroom or assist you with a field trip that is not part of the Day by the Buffalo curriculum, please call the area you would like to visit.
Curriculum-based Education Program
Wouldn't it be great if you could incorporate lessons from the classroom into a real world, hands-on experience? You can! Buffalo National River has a curriculum-based program aligned with the Arkansas Standards called A Day By the Buffalo.
Reservations for Day by the Buffalo programs are accepted all year. Information and forms are sent to principals and teachers in February as a reminder. Reservation forms may be downloaded, completed and either mailed or emailed. All reservations are first come first served.
Did You Know?
With 22 river access points over its nearly 100 miles of navigable waters, the Buffalo National River offers floating opportunities suitable for paddlers of all levels of experience. More...