• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

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Guided Services

The following businesses are authorized to conduct guided services within the boundaries of Buffalo National River. This information is provided as a convenience to the visitor. This information is not to be considered as a National Park Service endorsement of any business listed on this page.


Buffalo River Float Service

Guided Fishing and Sightseeing

11637 Hwy 14 S, Suite 1

Yellville, AR 72687

(870) 449-2042



Cotter Trout Dock
Guided Fishing
Phone: 1-800-447-7538 OR (870) 435-6525
321 Big Spring Parkway
P.O.Box 96
Cotter, AR 72626


Newlands Float Trips & Lodge
Guided Fishing

Web: www.newlands.com
295 River Road
Lakeview, AR 72642
Phone: 1-800-334-5604 OR 870-431-5678


Rose Trout Dock

Guided Fishing

Web: www.rosestroutdock.com

39 Norfork River Road

P.O. Box 82
Norfork, AR 72658


Tim Ernst

Guided Photography

HC 33, Box 50-A

Pettigrew, AR 72752

(870) 861-5536



Wild Bill's Outfitter
Guided Fishing and Guided Sightseeing
23 Highway 268 E.
Yellville, AR 72687

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.