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 »
Flood Update - May 3
Contact: Carol L. McBryant, 870-365-2746
Rain has ceased throughout the park allowing crews to continue to work on park-wide flood assessments and repairs from high flood levels over the past week. Crews are actively working to repair roads, remove hazardous trees and repair exposed electrical wiring. Many park sites are open for you to enjoy, however; the following areas remain closed for the safety of our visitors due to hazardous conditions related to the high water conditions.
Lost Valley – Bridge washed out, Road impassable – WORK TOMORROW
Steel Creek – Road impassable – Repairs TODAY
Erbie Horse Camp And Caver Camp – High waters
Mount Hersey – Inaccessible
Gilbert – Road muddy and under water
Spring Creek – Road Hazards
Buffalo Point Launch – Washed Out
Buffalo Point Campground Loop B without Electricity
Buffalo Point Campground Sites 23-27, 29 and 35-36 – Work on tree removal TODAY
Rush – Not accessible
Did You Know?
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.