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Arkansas Traveler writes on Buffalo River Float Trips

Posted by on September 26, 2013

Float Trips Aren’t Just for Spring

By Phil Elliot September 25, 2013

As we switch into the autumn season outdoor activities are inevitably going to change, but they may not have to as soon as one might think. Kayaking and canoeing are two great ways to enjoy the outdoors. even in the later months of the year.

For those who enjoy kayaking or canoeing, Northwest Arkansas area and surrounding areas have many rivers that are well known for their floating. The Buffalo National River in Ponca is a great place to go if you are looking for a nice relaxing float with some friends or family.

According to, the most popular day trip for people to take is 10-mile trip from Ponca to Kyle’s Landing. This is a very scenic float, having wilderness on one side and sheer rock walls on the other, as well as a relatively easy float. It takes no more than six hours. If you are looking for a long weekend trip, the Buffalo has a 26-mile float from Ponca to Pruitt. This trip is still an easy float as far as rapids go, but the overall distance makes it at minimum a two-day adventure.

Read more at the Arkansas Traveler Online

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