• Canoeing on the Buffalo

    Buffalo

    National River Arkansas

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    Budget constraints and fewer staff have changed our operations. Be prepared for your visit. More »

  • Available Services

    All campgrounds are open except Erbie Campground in the Upper District. Trash receptacles have been removed from many areas throughout the park; please be prepared to carry out your own trash and recycling. View link for more information. More »

Goods and Services

Goods

Although the canoe rental concessionaires sell basic food items, ice, and firewood, most goods and services are not available in the park. Grocery stores, post offices, gas stations, and other amenities are available in the towns near the park.
Ponca and Jasper are near the Upper District. Marshall, St. Joe, Gilbert, and Harriet are near the Middle District. Harriet and Yellville are near the Lower District.

Did You Know?

Twilight on the Buffalo National River

Did you know that there are no dams found on the Buffalo National River. In fact, a number of people realized this and fought to keep the river untouched by dam builders. On March 1, 1972, Congress established Buffalo National River as the country's first national river.