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History

The history of the Buffalo River National Park Region located in northern Arkansas.

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 Please follow and like us:

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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 Please follow and like us:

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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 Please follow and like us:

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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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Who loves the Buffalo River Region – the USA Today does !

Buffalo River selected as one of the ten best National Parks to visit during Fall http://www.usatoday.com/story/experience/weekend/lifestyle/2014/10/29/10best-national-parks-in-fall/17995483/ We of course already knew that BUT WELCOME NEW VISITORS Please follow and like us:

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Arkansas Fall Foliage

PEAK WEEK has been determined for the Arkansas Buffalo River Region as November 1 – November 7, 2014 Featured Araknsas Fall Foliage drives can be viewed here on Arkansas.com The #1 Arkansas Foliage Drive is Here in the Buffalo River Region Post Pictures of Fall foliage at #visitarkansas Here an up to date Fall Foliage report … Continue reading »

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Buffalo RIver highlighted in release featuring Eureka Springs Vacations – Less than one hour from Downtown

FAMILIES VACATION “TOGETHER” IN EUREKA SPRINGS (EUREKA SPRINGS, AR) — What, in 2014, brings mom and dad with kids under 14 to a wonderful village set in The Ozarks of Northwest Arkansas for a family vacation?  This was the question to which local businesses here that are active in serving family vacationers wanted to know.  … Continue reading »

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