Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run

Tom KrohnBuffalo National River

For Immediate Release October 17, 2016 Contact:  Sybil Craig 479-966-4211 Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run With the benefit of beautiful weather conditions and near perfect river levels, 126 competitors completed the inaugural Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run on Sunday, October 16, near Yellville, Arkansas.  Twenty-one people completed a 13.6-mile run on the Buffalo River Trail from … 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

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

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

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