Buffalo Point is the only campground in the park that has water and electric (30/50 amp) hookups for RVs. Individual sites can be reserved 3 days to 6 months in advance. Loops A, C, D, E, and the walk-in tent sites are closed November 15 through March 14. Loop B campsites remain open for primitive camping (no flush restrooms or electricity) throughout the winter when fees are not charged.
Between March 15 and November 14 all campsites in Loops B, C, D, walk-in tent sites A - E, five group sites, and three day use picnic pavilions may be reserved in advance at www.recreation.gov (see below) or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
There are over 80 drive-in campsites between A, B, C, D, and E Loops. Starting March 15, 2019 drive-in sites are $30 per site per night while the walk-in campsites cost $20 per site per night. Drive-in campsites have water and electric hookups (30/50 amp) and are suitable for both RV's and tents. There are 21 walk-in campsites for tents only, but have drinking water access nearby.
Pavilions and group campsites can be reserved 3 days to 1 year in advance. Group sites are available for 10 (minimum) to 25 (maximum) people per site at a cost of $50 per night. Pavilions can be rented out for day use at the rate of $50 per day.
For more information about the Buffalo Point Campground, please call the Buffalo Point Ranger Station at 870-449-4311. Visit the Camping Rules page for specifics on how to make your trip safe and enjoyable! GPS Coordinates: 36.0853650, -92.5656549
Campsite Details & Lengths
A and E Loops are not available for reservation. They are strictly first come, first served and saving sites is not allowed. B, C, and D Loops are available for reservation 3 days to 6 months in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 or visiting www.recreation.gov. Check-in time is 1:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 pm.
The walk-in tent loop has five sites (A - E) that are available for reservation. The remaining sites (F - U) are first come first served. Park in the designated area and walk all equipment and supplies to the site.
Last updated: September 21, 2021