Operating Hours & Seasons

Access to Buffalo National River is open all year. Buffalo National River does not charge an entry fee or day use fee.

 
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Information is available at Steel Creek off HWY 74, 2 miles east of Ponca, at Buffalo Point off HWY 14, 14 miles south of Yellville, and at Tyler Bend Visitor Center off HWY 65 between St. Joe and Marshall.

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VISITOR CENTER

Tyler Bend Visitor Center is open daily all year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Hours of operation are 8:30am to 4:30pm daily. The visitor center may occasionally be closed for 1/2 hour at lunch time. Phone (870) 439-2502.

RANGER STATIONS

Buffalo Point Ranger Station is open all year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Hours of operation are 8:00am to 4:30pm daily as staffing permits. Please call in advance to be sure the station is open. Phone (870) 449-4311.

Steel Creek Information Station is open seasonally as staffing permits. Please call in advance to be sure the station is open. Phone (870) 861-2570.
Note: Winter season: as staffing permits the station will be open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.







Last updated: December 7, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

402 N. Walnut Street
Suite 136

Harrison, AR 72601

Phone:

(870) 439-2502

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