• Canoeing on the Buffalo

    Buffalo

    National River Arkansas

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  • Give Us A Hand

    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 »

Things To Know Before You Come

Planning your visit is easier when you know what to expect and the rules or regulations in effect in the area you plan to visit. Use the menu items here to help you plan a more enjoyable visit.

As a consequence of declining budgets, many things taken for granted in the past will be absent or at least altered. Visitors should check the closure/reduced services
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or call one of our contact stations prior to visiting the park in order to make sure that they are not surprised and disappointed by finding their destination closed. Changes will be implemented as staffing levels allow during the first two weeks of March. All open facilities should be operational by March 15th.

Did You Know?

Unknown children on porch of the William Villines house.

Did you know that Buffalo National River preserves many pioneer homesteads ranging from the 1840s to the 1930s? These structures document the struggles and lifeways of people that carved a living out of the lush forests of the Buffalo River region.