Fall Foliage in the Buffalo River Region

Read about these great drives – many of which are in the Heart of the Buffalo River

From Yahoo News!

20 Great Places to see the Fall Foliage in 2021

The Ozarks, Arkansas

Situated in the northwest part of the state, the Ozarks are the perfect destination to explore the outdoors and take in the beauty of autumn’s palette of bright golds, reds and oranges. The transformation begins around the second week of October and peak colors appear by late October. One of the top spots to view the foliage is in the Buffalo National River area around the small town of Ponca. This beautiful wilderness destination in the mountains offers the opportunity to disconnect and get away from it all. While here, take time to hike or float down the river all the while keeping an eye out for wild elk. Fall is when the bulls are battling to become king of the herd, so they’re especially active during this time of year. Plan to reserve one of the cabins in the mountains above Ponca. Vantage points from these properties yield incredible stargazing opportunities, as well as memorable sunrise and sunset views.

Overnight on top of the Pig Trail in Eureka Springs at Loblolly Pines Adventure Camp

Fall Travel to Eureka Springs and Fall Activities at the Crescent Hotel


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Buffalo River WaterFalls

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Watchable Wildlife in the Eureka Springs Region

Learn more about Elk, Eagles, Bird Migration and the Wildlife viewable over the upcoming winter months on the Ozarks Plateau

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Travel Alert: Black Bear

Bear Sighted in Eureka Springs.

The Tall Pines Inn on Highway 62, as confirmed by Loblolly Pines Adventure Camp and The Inn of The Ozarks have registered a sighting over the past three weekend of a Black Bear in West Eureka Springs.

If hiking in the area – please be aware

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Buffalo National River is Re-Opening in a limited Fashion

Buffalo National River Activities are limited to Slow the Spread of COVID-19:

The Buffalo National River is reopening for some day uses next week after the national park was closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The National Park Service announced Tuesday the park will begin to reopen May 15 for recreational day use of the trails and the Buffalo River.

The park has been closed since early April because of the virus. The park service says day access will resume for private and commercial floating on the river, all trails within the park except for the Lost Valley Trail, and limited restroom facilities.

The park’s campgrounds remain closed.

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Field and Stream recognizes Buffalo River

The standout character of my time on the Buffalo National River in the beautiful Ozark region of Arkansas was the smallmouth bass. Even the smallest bass I caught that week were feisty as hell and brilliantly colored. There are many route options for paddlers looking for a multi-day float, with a total of 132 river miles beginning in the town of Ponca. Head there for the fishing, but make sure to enjoy the tall bluffs on this scenic river.

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Year Round Float

Tyler Bend to Gilbert 4-6 Hour Year-Round Float

Tyler Bend Visitor Center and Park is the BEST OF THE BUFFALO
Buffalo River Bluffs along the Way
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Buffalo River Waterfalls / Glory Hole

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Buffalo River Waterfall -Sweden Falls

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Buffalo River Beekeeping

Sponsored by: Boone County AR Beekeepers Assoc.

Interested in keeping Honeybees?
Guest Speaker: James Rhein
Beekeepers on site to answer questions
Beehives and Components on display
When: Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Where: North Arkansas District Fair Grounds 
1400 Fairgrounds Road, Harrison AR
Event: FREE & Open to the public
Reserve your seat by calling Boone Co. Extension @ 870.741.6168
For more information call Sandra Center @ 870.426.4214 or 870.577.1782 Or email arkansasbeekeeper@yahoo.com Boone County, Arkansas Beekeepers Association

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