Buffalo Point Campground

black and white line drawing showing roads, campground loops, ranger station, restrooms, cabins, and restaurant
Buffalo Point area map. Heavy black line along right is Buffalo River, solid black lines are roads, dashed black lines are trails. Restroom, tent, picnic and food symbols indicate locations for camping and eating.

NPS

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.

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 or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

Loops A, E, and walk-in tent sites F - U are available strictly on a first come, first served basis. Payment of cash or check only can be made at one of the self-pay stations in the campground immediately after a site is selected.

There are over 80 drive-in campsites between A, B, C, D, and E Loops. Drive-in sites are $22 per site per night while the walk-in campsites cost $16 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 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 $3 per person 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!


 

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.

All drive-in sites (A - E Loops) are $22 per night and offer the following amenities available:

  • Water hookup
  • Electrical hookup (30/50 amp)
  • Picnic table
  • Fire grate
  • Lantern hook
  • Flush restrooms
  • Hot showers
  • Dump station (1.5 miles from campground)
 
map of A Loop of Buffalo Point Campground, white lines are roads, black squares in center are restroom and shower, symbols along road show campsite locations
Diagram of A Loop with sites indicated by RV symbols along white road and restroom and shower in center.

NPS

Maximum site lengths, A-06 is handicap accessible. A Loop sites are first come first served only - no reservations.
A 01 - 32' A 12 - 28'
A 02 - 27' A 13 - 26'
A 03 - 24' A 14 - 28'
A 04 - 27' A 15 - 30'
A 05 - 24' A 16 - 24'
A 06 - 27' A 17 - 25'
A 07 - 24' A18 - 24'
A 08 - 27' A 19 - 33'
A 09 - 30' A 20 - 24'
A 10 - 25' A 21 - 26'
A 11 - 25' A 22 - 25'
 
drawing of campsite locations for the B Loop at Buffalo Point, white lines are roads, symbols along road lines are site locations, symbol in center is restroom/shower house
Diagram of B Loop of Buffalo Point Campground. Restroom/shower is in center with campsites indicated along road loop.

NPS

Maximum site lengths, sites B30-35 are NOT suitable for tents.
B 23 - 55' B 32 - 53'
B 24 - 61' B 33 - 44'
B 25 - 49' B 34 - 51'
B 26 - 43' B 35 - 39'
B 28 - 56' B 36 - 54'
B 29 - 43' B 37 - 41'
B 30 - 50' B 38 - host site (unavailable)
B 31 - 47'
 
map of C loop of Buffalo Point Campground, white lines are roads, black square at bottom left is restroom symbol, symbols along road are campsite locations
Diagram of C Loop sites at Buffalo Point Campground. White lines are campground roads with sites indicated by RV symbols and restroom is symbol at bottom left.

NPS

Maximum site lengths
C 39 - 50' C 47 - 40'
C 40 - 43' C 48 - 46'
C 41 - 42' C 49 - 39'
C 42 - 48' C 50 - 47'
C 43 - 41' C 51 - 49'
C 44 - 40' C 52 - 26'
C 45 - 46' C 53 - 37'
C 46 - 35' C 54 - 50'
 
map of D Loop in Buffalo POint Campground, white lines are campground road, black symbol at bottom right is restroom and shower, symbols along road are campsite locations
Diagram of D Loop of Buffalo Point Campground. White lines are campground roads with RV symbols indicating campsites. Restroom/shower symbol at bottom right.

NPS

Maximum site lengths, D55 is handicap accessible and non-reservable, D70 and D71 are NOT suitable for RVs.
D 55 - 48' D 66 - 51'
D 56 - 48' D 67 - 49'
D 57 - 42' D 68 - 44'
D 58 - 39' D 69 - 39'
D 59 - 45' D 70 - 28'
D 60 - 34' D 71 - 24'
D 61 - 43' D 72 - 37'
D 62 - 53' D 73 - 43'
D 63 - 65' D 74 - 41'
D 64 - 47' D 75 - 46'
D 65 - 61' D 76 - 53'
 
map of E Loop of Buffalo Point Campground, white line is campground road, RV symbols are site locations, black square at bottom left is restroom symbol
Diagram of E loop at Buffalo Point Campground. White line is campground road. RV symbols indicate campsite locations. Black restroom symbol is at bottom left.

NPS

Maximum site lengths, E loop is first come first served only - no reservations.
E 77 - 24' E 81 - 21'
E 78 - 31' E 82 - 26'
E 79 - 25' E 83 - 23'
E 80 - 29'
 
map of walk-in loop at Buffalo Point Campground, white lines are campground roads and walk-in parking lot, tent symbols are campsites, restroom symbols at bottom right and top left, shower symbol at top left
Diagram of Walk -in tent site loop at Buffalo Point Campground. Tent symbols show campsite locations. Restroom and shower symbols are at bottom right and top left. White lines are roads and parking lot.

NPS

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.

Each walk-in tent site costs $16 per night. A self-pay station is available in the parking lot for registration and payment (cash or check only). Maximum of 6 people per site.

All walk-in tent sites have the following amenities:

  • Flush restrooms
  • Hot showers
  • Community drinking water hydrants
  • Picnic Table

  • Fire Grate

  • Lantern Hook

 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

402 N. Walnut Street
Suite 136

Harrison, AR 72601

Phone:

(870) 439-2502

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