National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert

Tom KrohnUncategorized

Contact: Lauren Ray, 870-861-2570 National Park Radio to Return for 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will return to Steel Creek to play a free concert at 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 22, 2017.   Last year’s event attracted an estimated 600 visitors for an … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Installation of New Waste Water Treatment at Buffalo Point

Sybil CraigUncategorized

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Installation of a New Waste Water Treatment Facility at Buffalo Point and Campground Closures Starting Tuesday, September 5, 2017 the Buffalo Point Campground flush restrooms and shower facilities will be closed for the remainder of the season. There will be “porta johns” installed for visitors to use in areas adjacent to the current … Read More

Water Available at Rush Campground

Tom KrohnUncategorized

            For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Park Guide, 870-449-4311 Water Available at Rush Campground The Rush Campground will have drinking water available this year and camping fees will be collected. The water system at Rush was turned off last fall for repairs. The repair has been made and water will be available, according to … Read More

Winter Whispers of Spring

Jack and Pam StewartUncategorized

Winter’s Whispers of Spring – by Pam Stewart If you are not looking carefully you may miss a brilliant scarlet February bloom! Though brilliant, it is tiny, consisting only of a stigma and style protruding from a small brown bud on a Hazelnut twig. The easiest way to find this one eighth inch blossom is to look for a shrub … Read More

BNRP Winter Newsletter

Sybil CraigUncategorized

Special Olympics, Biathlon, Audubon Christmas Bird Count and new officers highlight this addition of the Winter BNRP newsletter. Newsletter_BNRP_2016_Winter_updated-2

Tom KrohnUncategorized

Date: March 11, 2016 Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer (870) 365-2790 Buffalo National River Urges Visitors to Use Caution When Recreating Due to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Sampling Project As spring break gets underway, many students and families are planning their trips to enjoy the Buffalo National River.  Park managers want visitors to be aware and take additional precautions due to a sampling project that is underway … Read More

BNRP Hosts Visit by Marshall Islands Students

Robert LambertUncategorized

Twenty-one high school students from the Marshall Islands and four of their teachers from Har-ber school in Springdale toured Boxley Valley at the peak of fall color on October 17th. The visit was arranged by BNRP and the NPS as part of the Active Trails program to use our National Parks to encourage exercise and healthy living. Buffalo National River … Read More

Volunteers Work to Control Invasive Plant Species

Sybil CraigUncategorized

On Saturday, September 26, seven volunteers arrived at the Parker-Hickman homestead on Erbie Road.  Their mission was to begin clearing Japanese Stilt Grass within the BNR boundaries.  Japanese Stilt Grass is an exceptionally invasive plant species that, when left alone, chokes out beneficial natural plants. Pam Stewart who organized the event reported that there is still plenty of Stilt Grass, … Read More