Plan Your Visit

Hikers on the Buffalo River Trail

NPS Photo

You can partake of many activities, including floating the river, visiting historic homesteads and prehistoric sites, hiking and camping. Many nearby attractions outside of the park are within short driving distances.

The main park visitor center, open year round, is located at Tyler Bend, located eleven miles north of Marshall, AR, on Highway 65. A visitor contact station is located at Buffalo Point, 17 miles south of Yellville, AR, on Highway 14/268.

Watercolor Painting Program
Young visitors enjoying a watercolor painting program at Buffalo Point.

T. Fondriest

There are over 100 miles of maintained trails in the park. Several trails are open both to horse and hiking use. For information on these trails, call park headquarters, or any of the ranger stations.

Regularly scheduled programs and activities are offered by rangers, Memorial Day through Labor Day. These activities include hikes, float trips, junior ranger programs, music programs, and evening programs. Check our calendar for current programs.

Last updated: November 1, 2016

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Mailing Address:

402 N. Walnut Street
Suite 136

Harrison, AR 72601


(870) 439-2502

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