Can you stay on the Buffalo River?
The historic Arkansas House has the Buffalo National River’s finest lodging, centrally located on Scenic Highway 7 in downtown Jasper. The River Cabin is a two bedroom riverside cabin, adjacent to the formal garden, and bordered by the Little Buffalo River. It is a roomy house with a fully equipped kitchen and jacuzzi.
Can you float the Buffalo River in the fall?
The Buffalo has dozens of float trips but one, in particular, is perfect in fall. The 17.5-mile float from Tyler Bend to South Maumee has some of the best foliage along the river.
Where is the Buffalo National Forest?
The main park visitor center, open year round, is located at Tyler Bend, located eight miles north of Marshall, AR, on Highway 65. A visitor contact station is located at Buffalo Point, 17 miles south of Yellville, AR, on Highway 14/268.
Where do you go to float the Buffalo River?
Wild Bill’s Outfitter is located on the lower section of the Buffalo River near Buffalo Point and Dillard’s Ferry (Hwy 14 Bridge). This section of the river is great for families and novice floaters.
Is Buffalo River man made?
The Buffalo National River was established by an Act of Congress on March 1, 1972, ending the recurring plans of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct one or more dams on the river.
What is the best time to float the Buffalo river?
To avoid crowds in the spring, consider floating during the weekdays or floating on a lower section of river, such as Carver to Woolum. To avoid summer crowds consider a trip early in the morning or during the middle of the week.
Do you have to wear a life jacket on the Buffalo River?
Life Jackets (PFDs): Every vessel must have a life jacket (personal flotation device) for each person on board the vessel. Children 12 and under must wear a securely fastened life jacket while on board any vessel.