Appendix A: List of Safety Zones (No Hunting Permitted):
All Park Residence Areas
All Park Visitor Use Facilities
All Park Maintenance Facilities
All Parking Areas
All Canoe/Boat Launch Areas
All Historic Buildings
All Trailheads and trails
Any road open to motorized vehicles
Upper District (Generally Newton County) - Call Steel Creek Office (870) 861-2570 or Pruitt Ranger Office 870-446-5145 Boxley Valley - must have written land owner permission on private in holdings within the boundaries of Buffalo National River
Maps of these areas are attached – the interior of the areas marked by the red dotted lines are restricted areas. You may not hunt in these areas; camping may be restricted to designated areas, or not be allowed – see note on the specific map. If you need additional information, the Tyler Bend Visitor Center at 870-439-2502. If you would like to report an emergency or report suspicious activities call our dispatch center at 1-888-692-1162. Hunters keep in mind that if it is not shown on the attached maps, there is a restriction from discharging a weapon 150 yards from any structure, trailhead, or parking area in the park. Hunters may not discharge their weapon into, across or from the Buffalo National River. Boxley Valley consists of private land therefore hunters must get permission from land owners to hunt.
Cecil Cove Trail
Old River Trail
Chimney Rock Trail
Sneeds Creek Trail
BRT/OHT (Woolum to Gilbert Only)
Cow Creek/Cook Hollow Trail (Hathaway Gap Trailhead)
Abandoned Roads - only roads that do not need major clearing may be accessed. Special Horse Use Zones according to the Wilderness and Backcountry Management Plan:
All areas from the northern boundaries of the Upper Buffalo Wilderness Unit (southern end of Boxley Valley) east to Highway 7.
All areas in the Lower Buffalo Wilderness Unit within ¼ mile of the Cook Hollow/Cow Creek Trail and the entire area encircled by the trail.