• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

Safety Advisory for Compton-Erbie Road


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News Release Date: August 19, 2011
Contact: Emergency Dispatch, 888/692-1162

Vehicular travel on 2.6 miles of Newton County Road 19 between the Hideout Hollow Trailhead and Erbie is not recommended. The road has sustained significant damage from spring rains and is not maintained. Washouts have made sections very narrow and many rocks are exposed. Use an alternative route to access Erbie.

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.