AGRICULTURAL USE PERMITS AVAILABLE AT BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER
Contact: Rachel Norton Green, 870/365-2776
The National Park Service is soliciting bids for agricultural permits covering thirty-four (34) parcels in portions of Buffalo National River within Newton and Searcy Counties in Arkansas. In the parcels being offered, agricultural use is limited to hay cutting. The permit will be issued based upon the highest bid for the parcel and/or a demonstrated ability and willingness to abide by the conditions of the permit. The permit has a five (5) year term with the annual permit fee due at the start of each year. Bids must be received by the National Park Service in Harrison no later than2:00 PM onNovember 25, 2013. The bid packet will be available online at:http://www.nps.gov/buff/
Did You Know?
Did you know that the longest cave in Arkansas is located within the boundaries of Buffalo National River? Fitton Cave, also called Beauty Cave, has 17 miles of mapped cavern with the possibility of more to discover!