• Canoeing on the Buffalo

    Buffalo

    National River Arkansas

Tyler Bend Campground

Group, walk-in, and pavilion restrooms will be closed and winterized during October. Group campsites and restroom will close by October 1, 2014. Walk-in sites and restroom will close by October 15, 2014. The restrooms at the Picnic Pavilion will close by October 15, 2014. Visitors are still welcome to use the picnic area.

The drive-in campsites and restroom will remain open throughout the winter. Since the water system will be on, fees will be charged for camping during the winter season.

 
color photo of campsite with 5th wheel trailer at right

Campground Hosts assist rangers managing park campgrounds.

NPS

Tyler Bend campground is 2 miles off Highway 65 about 6 miles south of St. Joe, Arkansas. 10 walk in and 28 drive in sites are available on a first come first served basis. The campground provides flush toilet restrooms, one with hot showers. Water spickets are located throughout the campground. A dump station and tank filler is located near the park entrance at Highway 65 but there are no RV hookups in the campground.

Individual sites are $16 per night with 6 people permitted per site. Group sites may be reserved in advance for groups of 10 (minimum) to 25 (maximum) at $3 per person per night. Reservations may be made online at www.recreation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777. The day use pavilion may also be reserved in advance for $50 per day.

 

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.