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 »
Search Continues for Drowning Victim
Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870/365-2790
The search for 21 yr-old David Boyd of Newton County is in its second day. Search crews continued at their task until 9:30 last night with no results. Wednesday’s efforts concentrated on river sweeps using a combination of sonar and mechanical means to locate the body. One of the major difficulties yesterday was the high velocity and turbidity which hampered the efforts of the dive team to approach areas likely to have captured the body.
Did You Know?
Did you know that over 400 Rocky Mountain elk live in and around Buffalo National River? In the early 1980s elk were relocated to the Buffalo River region to replace an eastern elk subspecies that was extirpated in the 1800s.