HIKE YEAR-ROUND in Elk Country
The Buffalo National River … one of America’s National Parks. Year-round experiences in America’s wilderness with breathtaking scenery, Mid-America’s tallest waterfalls and a majestic elk herd.
Located in Arkansas “The Natural State” and surrounded by the majestic Ozark Mountains, The Buffalo River flows 135 miles through the Ozarks and makes it easy to Reconnect with your loved ones, Take a vacation or Inspire your children for life. With breathtaking vistas Creating your own adventures (and some unforgettable memories) through River hiking, riding, floating and flying are just some of the outdoor adventures you can have in the park. Watchable wildlife includes a bountiful Arkansas Elk Herd, deer, black bear, eagle and innumerable other fish and bird species.
The Buffalo River – National Park Region Park is a perfect summer destination with Hiking, mid-america’s grandest waterfalls, sand bars, caving adventures, a GHOST TOWN and the river opening to some of the most dynamic canoeing adventures of the year. Return for winter in Arkansas as they are often mild, hiking is pleasant, scenic and bug free and the elk herd, swans and other watchable wildlife opportunities are outstanding.
See a list of all Buffalo River Concessionaires at www.nps.gov/buff/concessions.htm
Buffaloriver.org is the authority in connecting all visitors to the Buffalo National River Region including Arkansas Bikers, Natural State hikers, drivers for Arkansas’ Fall Foliage and guest enjoying the Buffalo River for canoeing, birding or a relaxing Arkansas Get-a-way.
How far is Eureka Springs, AR from the Buffalo River?
Eureka Springs, Arkansas is a simple drive (less than one hour) from the Buffalo River. Departing Eureka Springs you follow highway 23 South to 127 which will connect you to 412 and then 21 South. Don’t miss stop offs in the unique town of Kingston or divert for a regular eagle sighting in Metalton or along the Kings River. Eureka Springs is often recognized as the Southern Capital of the Ozarks and will provide for a dose of comfort after a breathtaking hike or fun float on the buffalo. Eureka Springs is also home to the FAMED Crescent Hotel & Spa