Compendium Appendices

Appendix A: List of Safety Zones (No Hunting Permitted):

General

    • All Park Residence Areas

    • All Campgrounds

    • 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

Middle District (Generally Searcy County) Call Tyler Bend Visitor Center (870) 439-2502

Lower District (Generally Marion County) Call Buffalo Point Ranger Station (870) 449-4311

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.

 
 
topographic map of Ponca Access area showing safety zone no hunting in shaded red, roads are solid black lines, trails are dashed black lines, park boundary are dash dot dash black lines, mileage and compass direction at bottom right
Ponca area safety zone no hunting map. No hunting areas shaded red. Villines cabin, Beaver Jim farmstead and boat launch area marked at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map showing safety zone no hunting area in shaded red, roads are solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, mileage and compass direction at top right
Lost Valley safety zone no hunting map. Eden Falls Cave point of interest marked at top left.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of theSteel Creek area with campgrounds indicated by tent symbols to the left and right of center, roads are solid black lines, trails are dashed black lines, river access marked with symbol of canoe, no hunting safety zone is shaded red
Steel Creek area map with no hunting safety zones shaded red along roads, trails, campgrounds and launch areas.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Kyles and Camp Orr areas, no hunting safety zones shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, boundary dash dot dash black line,  mileage and compass direction at top right
Kyles Landing and Camp Orr area safety zone no hunting map. Kyles campground and boat launch area marked at center left.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Erbie area, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, boundary dash dot dash black lines, mileage and compass direction at top right
Erbie area safety zone map. Erbie horse camp and Erbie church and other points of interest on the north side of the river are marked at top left and center. Parker Hickman Farmstead, Erbie campground, and boat launch  on the south side of the river are marked at bottom center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Ozark and Pruitt areas, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines,boundary dash dot dash black line, mileage and compass direction at bottom left
Ozark Campground and Pruitt day use areas safety zone map. Ozark Campground and boat launch is marked at top left. Pruitt launch and picnic areas are marked at center. The ranger station indicated on map is no longer open.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Hasty access area, safety zone no hunting shaded red, road is black solid line, boat launch marked at center, mileage and compass direction at top left
Hasty river access map with safety zone no hunting area shaded red and boat launch marked with canoe symbol at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Carver access area and Blue Hole area, safety zone no hunting area shaded red, roads solid balck lines, Caver campground and boat launch marked at center right, mileage and compass direction at top left
Caver access area safety zone no hunting map. Blue Hole area at center left, Caver access at center right.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Mt. Hersey access area, safety zone no hunting area shaded red, roads solid black lines, boat launch marked with canoe symbol at center, mileage and compass direction at top right
Mount Hersey access area map. Safety zone no hunting area shaded red and boat launch marked with canoe symbol at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Woolum access area, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, mileage and compass direction at bottom right
Woolum access area safety zone no hunting map. Boat launch marked by canoe symbol at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Baker Ford, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, boundary dash dot dash black lines, mileage and compass direction at top left
Baker Ford access area safety zone no hunting map. Boat launch is marked with cane symbol at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topgraphic map of Tyler Bend area, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed lines, boundary dash dot dash lines, mileage and compass direction at top left
Tyler Bend area no hunting map. Campground, visitor center and boat launch are marked at top center. Grinders Ferry boat launch marked with canoe symbol at top right.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Grinders Ferry, Shine Eye and Gilbert areas, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, mileage and compass direction at top right
Grinders Ferry, Shine Eye, and Gilbert safety zone no hunting area map. Grinders Ferry boat launch is marked with canoe symbol at bottom left and Gilbert boat launch is marked at bottom right.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of North and South Maumee access areas, no hunting area shaded red, roads solid black lines, mileage and compass direction at top right
Maumee area safety zone no hunting area map. North Maumee boat launch marked with canoe symbol at center bottom and South Maumee launch at top left.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map with saftey zone no hunting shaded red, road solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, mileage and compass direction at top left
Spring Creek area no hunting map. Campground and boat launch are marked at center.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Buffalo Point, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, boundary dash dot dash black line, mileage and compass direction at top left
Buffalo Point area safety zone no hunting map. Dillards Ferry boat launch marked with canoe symbol at bottom center. Information station marked at center. Campground marked with tent symbols at bottom right.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 
topographic map of Rush access area, safety zone no hunting shaded red, roads solid black lines, trails dashed black lines, boundary dash dot dash black lines, mileage and compass direction at bottom left
Rush area safety zone map. Rush Ghost Town marked at top left. Rush campground and boat launch marked at bottom right.

Buffalo National River, Division of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, November 2012

 
 

Appendix B: List of Designated Horse Trails

Bench Trail
Cecil Cove Trail
Old River Trail
Centerpoint 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.

 

Appendix C: List of Areas for Public Expression of Views

Upper Buffalo District:
Pruitt Picnic Area
Ozark Amphitheater (with administrative hold and reservation)
Picnic Pavilions (with administrative hold and reservation)


Middle Buffalo District:
Tyler Bend Visitor Center in grass area of cul-de-sac of parking lot
Tyler BEed Amphitheater (with administrative hold and reservation)
Picnic Pavilion (with administrative hold and reservation)


Lower Buffalo District:
Buffalo Point River Access
Buffalo Point Amphitheater (with administrative hold and reservation)
Picnic Pavilions (with administrative hold and reservation)

 

Last updated: December 24, 2017

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