Hiking in the Lower District

Buffalo River Trail - Dillard's Ferry

Buffalo River Trail: Dillard's Ferry to Spring Creek

  • Distance (one way): 6.1 miles
  • Duration (one way): 3.5 - 4.5 hours
  • Elevation Change: 500 feet
  • Trailhead Coordinates: Lat:36.0655948779 Long: -92.5782528747
  • Restrooms available at Dillard's Ferry and Spring Creek
This section of the Buffalo River Trail takes you up and over Kimball and Stairstep Bluffs for picturesque views of the lower section of the Buffalo River.
Buffalo River Trail - Spring Creek Section


Take Highway 14 south out of Yellville and travel for approxmiately 16 miles to Dillard's Ferry, which is the bridge that crosses over the Buffalo River. Immediately south of the bridge turn right onto a gravel road, which will bring you to the parking area near the bridge. The trailhead begins under the bridge.
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    Last updated: June 21, 2024

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