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Buffalo National River Park

Harrison, AR
+1 870-439-2502
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Beautiful spot

Made a recent trip to Buffalo Point and Rush river accesses on the Buffalo river. The access at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linn, Missouri
Most beautiful scenery ever

We had the best time at the Buffalo River. We rented canoes and kayaks and canoed from the 14 mile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexandria, Louisiana
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Scenic park along the Buffalo River.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“water level” (8 reviews)
“low water” (7 reviews)
“canoe trip” (6 reviews)
Harrison, AR
+1 870-439-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a recent trip to Buffalo Point and Rush river accesses on the Buffalo river. The access at Rush had a nice size gravel bar, couple of picnic tables and a vault toilet up from the river. Buffalo Point had a large campground, real bathrooms/showers,...More

Thank Wolfeaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time at the Buffalo River. We rented canoes and kayaks and canoed from the 14 mile bridge to Rush. The water level was a little over 2.8 and it was perfect. We never had to drag our canoes. Our kids fished...More

Thank ilovevacations00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you blink you might miss this hidden gem. There are several great spots to visit the Buffalo river but this year we chose to go to Buffalo National River Park. The scenery surrounding it and driving into it is beautiful. Lot's of mountains and...More

Thank brianandrewstephens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lost Valley was beautiful, but no water there during the summer. Also not always an easy hike - lots of steps. Swimming at Pruitt's Landing was nice - almost no current and warm water. Wear water shoes due to the rocks.

Thank LizW0623
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Buffalo twice, and not disappointed with either visit. The area is simply beautiful! We have hiked the area and floated on the river. There are outfitters in Ponca that will assist you with floating the river. Lots of hikes for...More

Thank Red-Camper29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beauty is indescribable!!! Amazing hiking trails. Fabulous swimming holes. Lots of wildlife. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We take a canoe trip each year and this year we decided to try the Buffalo. The river was low but it was great. The views were worth the paddling in the slower pools. We want to go back when we can do the upper...More

Thank rodneyf467
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This Trip has been on our bucket list n we can now cross it off. Took a 3-5 hour canoeing trip starting at Tyler Bend. From the rock cliffs to the beautiful clear green waters this trip did not disappoint. Stopped several time to swim...More

Thank aduplechain
Reviewed 15 July 2017

WE LOVED THIS TRIP!! So much I am seriously thinking about returning. We always try to find a different place each time, but this was great!!

Thank Melisha C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful, well managed and rich with opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. From trails to hike or backpack, waterfalls to explore, paddling the river or just relaxing and taking in the scenery, this special place offers something for everyone. Please take care of...More

Thank Valerie B
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26 June 2017|
Response from bodisartha | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is all still there.
26 April 2017|
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Response from Eddie C | Reviewed this property |
You can do it yourself or through canoe rental. Most rental prefer reservations because it is hard to predict otherwise.
Diane W
2 September 2016|
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Response from Gray S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of places. Go online and look up Buffalo River Outfitters or Wild Bills - it really depends on what the river level is. The prettiest floats are Ponca to the Pruitt area - but it's sometimes low in the summer since that... More