• Canoeing on the Buffalo


    National River Arkansas

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    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 »

Plan Your Visit


You can partake of many activities, including floating the river, visiting historic homesteads and prehistoric sites, hiking and camping. Many nearby attractions outside of the park are within short driving distances.

The main park visitor center, open year round, is located at Tyler Bend, located eleven miles north of Marshall, AR, on Highway 65. A visitor contact station is located at Buffalo Point, 17 miles south of Yellville, AR, on Highway 14/268.

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There are over 100 miles of maintained trails in the park. Several trails are open both to horse and hiking use. For information on these trails, call park headquarters, or any of the ranger stations.

Regularly scheduled programs and activities are offered by rangers, Memorial Day through Labor Day. These activities include guided hikes, float trips, junior ranger programs, music programs, and evening programs.

Did You Know?

The front of the Tyler Bend Visitor Center.

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.