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Middle River Hiking

Middle River District Hikes in the Buffalo River National Park

The middle river district is a favorite for spring hikes with scenic overlooks and wildflowers.

Download the National Park Service printable brochure of the Middle District Hiking Trails.

Woolum to Hwy 65
Strenuous 15 mile (one way) hike featuring overlooks and river ford crossing. This trail links up with the Ozark Highland Trail for longer hikes. The Trailhead is lcoated at Woolum. Allow 9-10 hours to hike the full trail.

River View
Moderate 1.4 mile (one way) hike featuring a historic site. The Trailhead is at the Tyler Bend Visitor Center. Allow 1-1.5 hours to hike the full trail.

Collier Homestead
Easy .6 mile hike (one way) featuring a historic site. Allow 1-2 hours to hike the full trail.

Spring Hollow
Moderate .9 mile hike (one way).

Buck Ridge
Moderate 2.6 mile hike (round trip).

Tyler Bend to Gilbert
Moderate 5.5 mile hike (one way).

Gilbert Railroad Trail
Easy 3.4 mile hike (round trip).