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

National Trails Day Celebrated at Buffalo National River

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-365-2776 National Trails Day Celebrated at Buffalo National River “Nothing maintains a trail quite like a pair of feet,” said Steve Parker, Trail Maintenance Coordinator of the Ozark Highlands Trail Association (OHTA), as he spoke at the June 4, National Trails Day event at the Tyler Bend Pavilion. The day was kicked off … Read More

High Honors for Buffalo National River Employees

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-365-2776 High Honors for Buffalo National River Employees On May 9, 2016, three employees of Buffalo National River were honored at the 71st Department of the Interior Honor Awards in Washington DC. Chief of Interpretation and Resource Management Dr. Caven Clark received the Distinguished Service Award, the Department of the Interior’s highest … Read More

Buffalo National River and the Ozark Highlands Trail Association to Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4, 2016

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Cassandra Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-449-4311 Buffalo National River and the Ozark Highlands Trail Association to Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4, 2016 On Saturday, June 4, Buffalo National River and the Ozarks Highlands Trail Association (OHTA) will be partnering to celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® ! This annual event is meant to introduce … Read More

Buffalo National River and Harrison Welcome Center Celebrate National Tourism Week

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, Centennial Coordinator, 870-365-2776 Buffalo National River and Harrison Welcome Center Celebrate National Tourism Week On Saturday, May 7 Buffalo National River and the Harrison Welcome Center celebrated National Tourism Week at Buffalo Point. The day was largely spent commemorating the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) ​​that was tasked with building the infrastructure and … Read More

Special Events and Special People at Buffalo National River

Tom KrohnNPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Special Events and Special People at Buffalo National River Buffalo National River has seen some very happy events in the past week, beginning with the Archeology Hike from Buffalo Point to Indian Rockhouse last Saturday, April 30.  Thirty visitors, traveling from as far away as Little Rock, Jonesboro, and Fayetteville … Read More

Local Agencies Partner to Celebrate CCC Heritage

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Casey Johannsen, 870-365-2776 Local Agencies Partner to Celebrate CCC Heritage On Saturday, May 7, which will conclude National Tourism Week, the National Park Service and the Arkansas Welcome Center of Harrison will co-host a CCC Heritage Day at Buffalo Point to commemorate the 78th anniversary of the establishment of CCC Camp # 4733 and the important … Read More

National Park Tourism in ARKANSAS Creates $214.9 Million in Economic Benefit

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River, NPS News Releases

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 National Park Tourism in ARKANSAS Creates $214.9 Million in Economic Benefit New report shows visitor spending supports 2,788 jobs in ARKANSAS OMAHA, NEBRASKA – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 3,282,634 visitors to national parks in Arkansas spent $174,168,400 in the state in 2015. That spending resulted in … Read More