Things To Do

A trip to Buffalo National River offers a diverse array of activities. Most visitors come to paddle the river by canoe, tube, or kayak. While others may choose hiking, camping, picnicking, guided tours, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, backcountry camping, night sky viewing, wildlife viewing, visiting historic districts, and bird-watching. Whether you prefer being on the river, exploring other areas of the park, or attending ranger lead programs, you can always find something to your liking.

There are no mountain bike trails within the boundaries of Buffalo National River. Biking is permitted on roads open to motor vehicle traffic. There are many biking opportunities near Buffalo National River in the Ozarks. Information about nearby trails may be found here.

A mother, father, and four boys sitting at a picnic table with snacks.
A family enjoying a picnic at Buffalo National River.

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Things to Do at Buffalo National River

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    Last updated: February 22, 2022

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