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
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
Damage from heavy June rains forced the closure of Lost Valley, a popular and heavily-used hiking trail and day use area on the north side of Boxley Valley (Newton County) at Buffalo National River. Repair work began August 3 to make temporary repairs to the road and trails. While repairs are not fully complete, the trail is sufficiently stabilized for … Read More
Harrison, AR – Buffalo National River invites all 4th grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. Starting today/September 1, 4thgrade students can now go to www.everykidinapark.gov to complete an activity and obtain a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national … Read More
Established by Congress on March 1, 1972, as America’s first national river, Buffalo National River is one of the few remaining free flowing streams in the lower 48 states. Treasured for its pristine emerald waters, towering bluffs, and recreational opportunities, Buffalo National River truly is the crown jewel of the Natural State. Learn more about Buffalo National River.