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Have you heard of the Rapping Ranger??

Just bee-boppin’ around, singing songs and rapping about our U.S. National Parks. From our Very Own Buffalo National River Click Here to Learn More

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The Oklahoman features the Buffalo National River

The unwanted Christmas gifts have been returned, and we’re all signed up for penance memberships with weight-loss businesses. Yet our hearts tick the clock forward to the summer when the ice dams break and the rivers flow freely again. Our eyes grow are hungry for the verdant greens of the warmer seasons. Everyone has heard … Continue reading »

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2016 Eureka Springs Blues Weekend: Joining the greats

(EUREKA SPRINGS, AR) – The sounds of rockin’ blues will be again be echoing through The Ozarks that surround this party city when the Annual Blues Weekend returns June 16-19 for a repeat performance.  This year’s event will join the greats such as Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park, Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, The … Continue reading »

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National Parks in Arkansas to kick off Centennial Iron Ranger Challenge

Jan. 1 marks the beginning of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial celebration and the seven National Park Service sites in Arkansas will kick off the celebration by launching the Centennial Iron Ranger Challenge – a year-long program to encourage visitors to “Find Your Park” and improve their health and fitness by completing 100 miles … Continue reading »

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It’s Back … at the Buffalo National River

A young man’s theft of a 400 million-year-old fossil rock from an Arkansas state park years ago prompted a heartfelt note of apology from the now much older and wiser collector from Texas. He shipped the stone back to Buffalo National River officials last week, regret evident in his words. “Please return to Lost Valley … Continue reading »

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Fall is an ideal time for Elk Viewing in the Valley

Here is an example of a Bull elk fight in Boxley Valley, October 21, 2012. Boxley Valley is near Ponca, AR in the Buffalo National River Park CLICK HERE to View Video

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Springfield News Leader lists Buffalo River Floats

Buffalo National River, Arkansas It’s a good three-hour drive from Springfield, but the Buffalo National River in north-central Arkansas is well worth exploring. Running more than 140 miles, the river is fed by runoff and is thus sensitive to rainfall. In recent weeks the area has received a lot of rain, and the river swelled … Continue reading »

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Buffalo River Trail

The State of Arkansas has provided a wonderful video on Hiking the buffalo River Trail View Video here https://vimeo.com/126208607

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Governor Hutchinson favors continued moratorium

Medium and large scale feeding facilities in the Buffalo River watershed should expect a 180 day extension

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Buffalo National River Weddings in the National Park

“I do.” Breathtaking waterfalls, majestic bluffs, an emerald green stream … is it any wonder that Buffalo National River is a popular destination for outdoor weddings? Pick up the 2015 Wedding Planner published by Harrison Daily Times for information about planning your Buffalo River wedding. Weddings in the park do require a permit. More information … Continue reading »

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