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Buffalo Outdoor Center Tours

AR Hwy 43, Ponca, AR 72670
+1 800-221-5514
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Floated the Buffalo and did the zip line canopy tour the next day

We created some memories with the help of the Buffalo outdoor Center. Floating the Buffalo was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Floating the Buffalo

Just a heads up, we did not stay on property, but used BOC to float the Buffalo. The location is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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AR Hwy 43, Ponca, AR 72670
+1 800-221-5514

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Reviewed yesterday

We created some memories with the help of the Buffalo outdoor Center. Floating the Buffalo was a trip down memory lane for my sister and Me. It was our childhood summer vacation spot in the 70s. It was wonderful to see the area is still...More

Thank JPTeri1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a heads up, we did not stay on property, but used BOC to float the Buffalo. The location is a bit of a drive, around 2 hours from Rogers/Bentonville area. And when we arrived (recommend making reservations for your canoes, kayaks, etc.) the upper...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The folks at Buffalo Outdoor Ctr have a fantastic set-up! You can pick up anything needed for a day on the Buffalo River, or a hike on any of the surrounding trails. They have supplies, canoes, life-jackets, everything! We had our own kayaks so we...More

Thank TSchraad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the zip line tour and loved it. We've never done it before and was very happy with the experience. It took a little over two hours. The scenery was great in the Ozarks. The guides were great and always had us laughing. We...More

Thank scksguy
Reviewed 6 March 2017

On Friday afternoon, we called Buffalo Outdoor Center to see about the availability of a cabin on very short notice. Not only were we able to get a cabin, the lady we spoke with was extremely friendly and helpful. I requested Cabin 4 because of...More

Thank Jeanne H
Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Jeanne, we are so glad it worked out for Shay to be able to upgrade you to a mountain-top cabin. We offer cabins that appeal to a variety of preferences, so I am happy to know that we were able to get you into a...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved ziplining. Our guides were super great, funny but super safe and made us feel comfortable and at ease. We had 90+ minutes of adventure. And the ride out? A great extra!!

Thank sassycas
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I was recently in need of a weekend getaway and decided to rent the Mtn Sunset cabin from BOC. I could not have asked for a more wonderful place to stay for three nights - it was a beautiful and very clean cabin. The staff...More

Thank theollie
Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2016

And we couldn't have asked for a more wonderful review, @theollie! THANK YOU so much for choosing BOC for your getaway, as well as for taking the time to give online kudos to our office and zip line staff. We look forward to you returning...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

We took a zip line canopy tour thru BOC and it was better than anticipated. This was our second time to zip line, but the first time in the Ozark mountains. It was super fun zipping in the tree canopy from platform to platform. Super...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I am from Kansas and had never been to Arkansas, let alone hiking before. I decided to go on a whim by myself with no direction or experience. I stopped into the Buffalo Outdoor Center and a gentleman there helped me out and told me...More

1  Thank Devyn R
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were passing through after a hike to the hawksbill crag. The staff was warm and friendly. They have a little deli, and plenty of refreshments, including soft serve ice creme. They have hiking and river floating equipment as well, for the upper Buffalo River....More

Thank DebaL620
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Want to canoe with BOC. How much do they charge for shuttling non-guests? We have 3 kids. Do they allow more than one child in a boat with an adult? What do we wear to canoe in March? During the summer would wear TEvas but it seems too cold for that. Finally, do we need reservations or can we just go in and rent boats? TIA!
14 March 2017|
Response from Rhonda M | Property representative |
Dear TeamBrowning, My family has BOC and I would be delighted to answer your questions! First of all, we offer a valet shuttle service wherein we move your vehicle from the launch to the takeout while you are enjoying your... More
How much is ziplining
12 December 2015|
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Response from Austin A | Property representative |
The Zipline is $89.00 per person and takes between 2.5 and 3 hours to complete! If you have 8 or more guests in your party, you will receive a group discount. The group rate is $79.00 a person. Please call our offices at... More