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Author Archives: jack moyer

Lost Valley Update

PONCA – The National Park Service will close the Lost Valley Road and day-use area on Monday, Dec. 10, for a 10-week-long improvement project that will relocate a portion of Lost Valley Road, parking area, and trailhead out of the immediate flood zone of Clark Creek. The purpose of this project is to provide safe … Continue reading »

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Buffalo River Elk Watching

Elk Watching | Buffalo River National Park Region Our Friend Bill Bowden reports on one of Arkansas’ favorite Fall activities ARKANSAS SIGHTSEEING: In fall, shy elk draw crowds along two state highways Grazing herds prime-time viewing By Bill Bowden, Arkansas Democrat Gazette Posted: September 23, 2018 at 5:30 a.m. Updated: September 24, 2018 at 4:30 … Continue reading »

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Peak season is near for dazzling fall colors on Arkansas’ scenic byways

When Joyce Kilmer wrote “I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree,” his often quoted and sometimes parodied verse failed to mention the captivating colors of fall foliage. Making up for that omission each autumn is the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, which provides ample online details updated weekly … Continue reading »

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Buffalo River Partners Education Program

Buffalo National River Partners and Boone County Library present C.D. Scott, BNR Biologist: “Spring and Summer Visitors, Neo-Tropical Birds in the BNR and How IBA Designation will Help Them” Tuesday, Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m.

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Nice article in AY Magazine on the Buffalo River

The Buffalo National River: More than just a Canoeist’s Paradise As a former outfitter on the Buffalo National River, I can fondly recall a number of memorable incidents over the years. Our modest operation was located at Silver Hill, not much more than a wide spot on U.S. Highway 65 a few miles north of … Continue reading »

Categories: History | Leave a comment Picks Jasper, AR has selected Jasper, Arkansas as the Best small town to visit in the state of Arkansas. Here is a bit of what they said: Not always the first state to spring to mind when people think of the United States of America, Arkansas has many hidden gems that never cease to impress travelers. You … Continue reading »

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Best hikes in Arkansas based on recommendations from

The Natural State – a fitting nickname for Arkansas, which is known for its expansive and diverse wilderness areas that feature limestone caves, forests, rivers, hot springs, and mountains. With hundreds of trails to choose from, we’ve helped narrow your search by highlighting five of the best hikes in Arkansas based on recommendations from … Continue reading »

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Fayetteville, Ar roadtrip through the Buffalo River Region

It’s the weekend and you have already planned to put off studying until Sunday evening. It’s beautiful and bright outside and everyone keeps texting you to see what your weekend plans involve…anything outside and less than a tank of gas away right?? Look no further! Eureka Springs is a short and stunning hour drive northeast … Continue reading »

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Buffalo National River 45th Birthday Benefit

Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes and the Louisiana Sunspots are playing for the Buffalo National River’s 45th Birthday Celebration at George’s Majestic Lounge on Sunday, March 12.   Brick Fields Band opens at 6 and Sunpie will start around 7 till close (9:30-10pm).   It is, first and foremost, a party and celebration of the fact that Arkansas has … Continue reading »

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