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 underway for Newton County Man in Buffalo National River
Contact: Caven Clark, 870/365-2790
On Tuesday evening at approximately 7 pm, May 24, 2011, Newton County resident 21 year old David Boyd, disappeared in the Buffalo River while attempting to swim to the other side. The incident took place at Blue Hole, a small campground off of Highway 123 in Newton County. Buffalo National River dispatch was notified by Newton County Sherriff’s Office soon after the event took place. A witness on scene stated that Mr. Boyd was swept downstream, went underwater, surfaced but appeared “limp or very relaxed.”
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Tyler Bend Visitor Center is a great place to receive information about Buffalo National River? The center offers exhibits, books, films, and park information.