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Buffalo National River Recovering from Flood

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Date: May 6, 2011
Contact: Keith A. Jefferson, 870-365-2746

As of 3 o’clock Friday afternoon May 6, 2011 - Crews are working on assessments of damages and flood recovery. Ongoing work includes repairs to roads, launches, campgrounds and facilities. Assessments continue on trails, and park natural and cultural resources. The following areas remain closed for the safety of our park visitors, neighbors and employees.

Lost Valley – CLOSED at hwy 43, Erbie Horse Camp and Caver Camp – CLOSED, Mount Hersey – CLOSED, Gilbert – 4 WD only, Spring Creek – CLOSED, Buffalo Point Launch – CLOSED, Buffalo Point Campground - sites 27, 47, 48, 49 – CLOSED

Thank you for your patience as we continue to work on recovery from the floods of this past week.

For current and changing information please call:

Recorded Information: 870-365-2700 ext 503
Emergency Dispatch:  888-692-1162

Did You Know?

River view with forest wilderness adjacent.

Did you know that Buffalo National River has three federally designated wilderness areas within its boundaries? Totalling over 30,000 acres, the three areas capture the essence of the wild Ozarks.