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Outdoor Lovers - Rejoice!

We are avid outdoors folk, although we like our creature comforts at the end of an active day... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas
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I'm Giving Away the Nation's Best Kept Secret

I am a lifelong resident of Arkansas. About a month ago, I returned from a bucket list fall foliage... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Janet C
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Scenic park along the Buffalo River.
Harrison, AR
+1 870-439-2502
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We are avid outdoors folk, although we like our creature comforts at the end of an active day. And, we have been to many national parks and other amazing venues we have in America the Beautiful and can say this - the Buffalo National River...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

I am a lifelong resident of Arkansas. About a month ago, I returned from a bucket list fall foliage trip to New England. It is now peak fall foliage in Arkansas. People, Arkansas is every bit as beautiful as New England, but we just aren't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We did the Lost Valley hike and loved the water and rock features. We also did the Whittaker Point hike and the outcropping was really fun to stand on and look out over the whole valley. Great vistas!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Katie C
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful parks beautiful landscape. If you love nature you will love it here. Float the river, camp or hike. Tyler bend has a bath house, nature center and is a drop off location for a float trip. There are several outfitters that will take your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank anglkrd
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There are multiple areas to visit on the Buffalo. They are all free, though. The river has good spots to swim and fish, and, of course, kayaking or canoeing is always an option. Bluff jumping at Grinder's Ferry is a blast! The only bad thing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank brandonhargrave97
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lots of water activities. Canoeing and Kayaking. We are at the age we cannot do these any longer, but we do love to drive to Steel Creek and Ponca to see the beautiful Elk Herd.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank lindaedwards2016
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The Buffalo River was very low, but we stopped at the welcome center. Good educational displays of local wildlife and recent floods.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Located about one and 1/2 hours southeast of Branson: this is a must see for anyone in this area. It is the first river to become a part of the National Park Service. Noted for the river rafting opportunities: but it is also very fun...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing , my feet were in the river! The water is so clean and the view is beautiful. The water was very warm.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Explorer786496
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

As jeepers, hikers, kayakers we spend ALOT of time in the area, from the upper, middle and lower river, highly recommend hiking the BRT, canoe/kayak the upper river when the water is right.

Date of experience: July 2018
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1 July 2018|
Response from GOHHOGS | Reviewed this property |
There are several rental places. Here’s a pretty well set up one: Contact: Buffalo River Outfitters 9664 N. Hwy 65, St Joe, AR 72675 (870) 439-2200 I’m pretty sure they can give u details.
26 June 2017|
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Response from Gray S | Reviewed this property |
There are two - one is the Cliff House south of Jasper. an institution and amazing lunch and breakfast, with a multimillion dollar view of the ozarks. The one you MIGHT be talking about, however, it at the old state park now... More
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.