National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek Postponed

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

Buffalo National River News Release Release Date: 4/28/2017 Contact: Lauren Ray, 870-861-2570 National Park Radio Concert at Steel Creek Postponed Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR – Due to significant flood potential this weekend, the 2nd Annual Steel Creek Concert featuring National Park Radio has been postponed until further notice. The concert, originally scheduled to coincide with National Park Week, was postponed in order to promote visitor safety and protection of park resources. A new concert date will be determined and announced in the … Read More

Park Planning for High Water on the Buffalo River

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer. 870/365-2790 Park Planning for High Water on the Buffalo River In anticipation of a significant flood event, Buffalo National River is taking precautionary steps towards insuring visitor safety and minimizing damage to park infrastructure. Saturated ground conditions combined with ongoing rains indicate that flooding will impact most of the park’s campgrounds … Read More

Special Olympics at Buffalo National River Brings Six Counties Together for a Day of Fun

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 Special Olympics at Buffalo National River Brings Six Counties Together for a Day of Fun Baxter, Marion, Searcy, Newton, Boone, and Carroll counties all had teams of excited Special Olympics participants yesterday at Tyler Bend. About 260 participants enjoyed the cool morning activities which included a scavenger hunt, Frisbee golf, … Read More

OZARK FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SEARCY COUNTY HERITAGE

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 OZARK FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SEARCY COUNTY HERITAGE TYLER BEND, BUFFALO NATIONAL RIVER – Approximately 2,600 visitors joined together at Buffalo National River this weekend for the Ozark Folklife Festival, a heritage event celebrating 100+ years of Ozark culture and the centennial year of the National Park Service. Funding for the … Read More

Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road Visitors may experience temporary lane and road closures on Steel Creek Road due to road improvements.  Flaggers and road crews will be present during the construction beginning on 09/26/2016 with an anticipated completion date of 10/06/2016.  The scheduled work day will … Read More

Park Donates Computers to Ozark Mountain School District

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Park Donates Computers to Ozark Mountain School District In 1996 then President William J. Clinton signed Executive Order 12999 authorizing and encouraging federal agencies to donate excess computer equipment to schools and community-based educational organizations. Buffalo National River recently used this authority to donate thirty-three used computers (along with monitors) … Read More

Audubon Recognizes the Buffalo National River as an IBA !

Jack and Pam StewartBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

The Buffalo National River has been designated an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society. The IBA program is a world wide effort to identify places that are critical for maintaining healthy bird populations.  In order to gain IBA status a site must meet certain science based criteria.   IBA designation is supported by bird observations made by Park Service staff, … Read More

Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River Invites Everyone to #FindYourPark  The National Park Service (NPS) invites visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of its 100th birthday throughout the year.  With special events across the country, and free admission to all 412 national parks from August 25 through August 28, the NPS is encouraging … Read More

Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Cassandra Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River to Host Biathlon and Trail Run If you are ready for a challenge then consider participating in the first ever Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run on Sunday, October 16. The park will host the event at Dillard’s Ferry. The biathlon, beginning at 9:00 a.m., will consist … Read More

Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day Saturday was a busy day at Buffalo National River as the heat and humidity climbed to a point where being in the water seemed like a very good idea. To this end, three families from Yellville and Marshall took advantage of … Read More