Buffalo National River Press Release, Sunday, June 17

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Buffalo National River Hosts National Park Radio Concert  Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Approximately 1,300 people attended the 3rd annual National Park Radio concert at Steel Creek Campground on Saturday. National Park Radio, an Americana/folk/bluegrass band from Harrison, delighted concert goers with more than 2 hours of live music among the unmatched natural beauty of Buffalo National River. Park personnel … Read More

BNR Press Release, May 11, 2018, National Park Radio to Return for 3rd Annual Steel Creek Concert

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Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Back by popular demand, the Harrison-based modern folk band National Park Radio will kick off the summer season at Buffalo National River with a free concert at 5:00 PM on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Sponsored by the Buffalo National River Partners—a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of America’s first national … Read More

BNR Press Release: Arvest Donation Supports Special Olympics Fun Day, May 10, 2018

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Arvest Foundation recently donated $2,000 to Buffalo National River Partners on Wednesday to support “Fun Days” at Buffalo National River, organized in partnership with Special Olympics.  The “Fun Day” events provide residents in Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Newton, and Searcy Counties who have special needs opportunities to participate in guided hikes, play games, and learn about nature and wildlife at … Read More

BNR Press Release: Public Input Sought for Road Repair Projects at Buffalo National River, April 22

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Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – The National Park Service is working with the Federal Highway Administration to make repairs in Erbie, located in Newton County, Arkansas. Heavy rain and flooding over a three day period in May of 2015 caused extensive damage to Compton-Erbie Road (County Road 19), County Road 57, and Erbie Campground Road (County Road 79). The proposed … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Construction Delays at Buffalo Point, March 9, 2018

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Construction Delays of a New Waste Water Treatment Facility at Buffalo Point and Campground Closures Buffalo National River is currently upgrading utilities that service the Buffalo Point Campground. The flush restrooms, shower facilities, and dump station at Buffalo Point will remain closed until the infrastructure upgrades are completed later this spring. Portable toilets will be available for visitors to use … Read More

Statement from Buffalo National River January 20, 2018–Update, Jan. 23

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!  January 23, 2018 Due to the lapse in federal appropriations, the National Park Service will not operate parks (including Buffalo National River) during the shutdown period, and no visitor services will be provided. The NPS will not issue permits, conduct educational programs, collect trash, operate or provide restrooms, maintain roads or walkways, or provide visitor information. Park … Read More

BNR Press Release–Fire Departments Awarded Grant, December 14, 2017

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Pindall, Gilbert, & St Joe (PG&S) Volunteer Fire Department Receives NPS Grant Harrison, AR: PG&S Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $5,000 National Park Service Rural Fire Assistance Program grant from Buffalo National River.  “This grant will be used to purchase much needed firefighting equipment and personal protective gear,” stated Buffalo National River Deputy Superintendent Laura Miller when presenting … Read More

Buffalo National River Press Release, Boxley Fire Update, December 11

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BoxleyWildfire Update Around midday on Sunday (12/10) two separate fires were reported along Arkansas Highway 21 on the north side of Boxley Valley involving a combination of private and national park lands. The Whitley and Edgeman fires have coalesced into one fire now and continue to burn within the containment zone while firefighters work to reinforce that zone with hand-lines … Read More