• Canoeing on the Buffalo

    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 »

Volunteer

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 

New volunteers will find an application here.

Volunteers working in the park should complete this report.

 
color photo of Boy Scouts of America 50 mile award patch

Click on patch for form to submit.

Buffalo National River Scouting Award

The patch is awarded to all Scouting and Venture group members that complete a 50-mile float/ hike and an approved 10-hour Service Project within 10 consecutive days.

Send requests to:
Buffalo National River
ATTN: Volunteer Coordinator
402N.Walnut,Suite136
Harrison, AR 72601 (870)449-4311

The initial request should include tentative dates, put-in and take-out locations, total number of participants to include child/adult ratio, group representative with phone number and email address, any logistical needs of the group that might be facilitated by the park, and if you would prefer the awards to be presented in person or mailed after the completion of the trip.

The trip report should be submitted within 10 days of the completion of the trip and safe return to the group's home station.

Did You Know?

Two bull elk in pasture at Buffalo National River.

Did you know that over 400 Rocky Mountain elk live in and around Buffalo National River? In the early 1980s elk were relocated to the Buffalo River region to replace an eastern elk subspecies that was extirpated in the 1800s.