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Buffalo Outdoor Center

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great outfitters, luxurious cabins, expert guides, canoes and kayaks for rent. Nice supply store, small kitchen with good sandwiches. Ice Cream, ice, frozen foods all nestled in an Elk Range, spectacular scenery, awesome hiking trials very close to the Ponca put-in for spring and early...More

1  Thank John C
Response from Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor CenterResponded 9 February 2017

John, we love your post title! Our goal is to help keep it one of those "last great places," too! :) Thank you for the kind, thorough review. Folks new to BOC and the Ponca area will find it extremely helpful. And, we'll be sure...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed at the Sunrise Cabin and it was beautiful. This log cabin is authentic in its design which we found interesting. There was a open fireplace however it was still too warm for a fire. The bed was extremely comfortable. The room was very...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stayed four nights in the Elkhorn cabin. It is build with logs from a early settler cabin and assembled and designed with skill. It is well stocked with essentials,is pleasantly decorated and comfortable. Bathroom (and there is only one though the cabin...More

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Response from Rhonda M, Manager at Buffalo Outdoor CenterResponded 12 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review about our Elkhorn cabin. We love the fact that we can offer our guests a unique pioneer like cabin in the beautiful Ozark Mountain Region. Thank you for helping future guests appreciate the quality of the area. Cell phone...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Every time I go over to Ponca, Boxley Valley and Steel Creek, I have to stop in BOC to get a sandwich. Made fresh while you wait, like your mom would make. And the nicest, sweetest staff works there. Very friendly and nice. I will...More

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Response from Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor CenterResponded 5 October 2016

We can't think of a NICER compliment for our sandwiches than to be given the "like Mom would make" accolade! The truth is, our sandwich creations actually DID start at home when I would make mile-high sandwiches for my high-school age son and his friends...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

The beautiful wedding we attended was at River Wind Lodge. The two nights we spent at this lodge were relaxing and memorable. As we sit on our balcony over looking the mountain top we were reminded how incredible our world is! Amazing!!!More

Thank Janet L
Response from Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor CenterResponded 3 October 2016

Janet, thank you for posting a review while "in the moment" at our lodge! The morning fog in the river valley was beautiful this past weekend and we're glad you had the chance to enjoy it from your balcony perch. :) And, yes, our world...More

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US$155 - US$190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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Birddawg
5 December 2015|
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Response from Austin A | Property representative |
Hi Birddawg, thank you for your inquiry. Manda M is correct. Buffalo Outdoor Center currently has 21 cabins that sleep anywhere from 2 to 8 guests (double occupancy) in each of them. Each one is individually unique. There is... More
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Tricia T
23 March 2015|
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Response from Rhonda M | Property representative |
Tricia, there are a few that are mingled in with our other reviews, which means you have to scroll through all 83! I can say that we've never had anything but great reviews on the zip line, whether on Facebook or Trip... More
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kymberlyk
30 June 2014|
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Response from Rhonda M | Property representative |
Kymberly, fall color here tends to turn on the most mid-October through the first few days of November, although, honestly, prime color can occur anytime between about Oct 10 - Nov 6. Regarding a cabin that works for 6... More
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"Cabins on top of the hill have great views, but cabins down below aren't shabby either."
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"Half the cabins are in the valley and half on the mountain top. The ones in the valley do not have cell or..."
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"Bring your own food"
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"There are a few cabins with Cell Phone service."
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