At the Buffalo, you can partake of many activities including floating the river, visiting historic homesteads and prehistoric sites, hiking, horseback riding, 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 eight 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. There is also a seasonal visitor contact station located at Steel Creek Campground, about 2 miles east of Ponca on Highway 74.
Regularly scheduled ranger programs and activities are offered Memorial Day through Labor Day. These activities include hikes, float trips, junior ranger programs, music programs, and evening programs. Check our calendar for upcoming programs and events.
See the grid below for more information to help you plan your visit.