Buffalo National River Partners

Working To Protect & Preserve America’s First National River


About BNRP

The Partners formed because of common interests in the Buffalo River. Our purposes, as stated in our mission statement, are dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of the Buffalo River. The goals of the Partners are to provide volunteer and financial resources to Buffalo National River which will assist with a variety of projects to enhance facilities, improve visitor experiences and preserve the unique natural and cultural features of the Buffalo National River. Additionally, the Partners raise funds for specific projects and programs that assist the National Park... Read more →

Local Agencies Partner to Celebrate CCC Heritage

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

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 →

Tourism to Buffalo National River creates $62,243,200 in Economic Benefits

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Tourism to Buffalo National River creates $62,243,200 in Economic Benefits Report shows visitor spending supports 969 jobs in local economy   Harrison, Arkansas – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 1,463,304 visitors to Buffalo National River in 2015 spent $62,243,200 in communities near the park. That spending... Read more →

Tyler Bend Garden Workday and Native Plant Swap

Unlike the predicted weather for April 16, the day was cloudy with periods of misty rain. Volunteers Jana Gun, Terrie Martindale, Ginger Milan, and Pam and Jack Stewart worked to neaten up both the native wildflower and shrub garden at Tyler Bend Visitor Center. Joyce Umbach, Ranger/Naturalist, operated her leaf shredder to make a natural mulch to hold moisture and... Read more →

National Park Week Events at Buffalo National River

For Immediate Release Contact: Cassandra Johannsen, 870-365-2776   National Park Week Events at Buffalo National River HARRISON – Buffalo National River is kicking off National Park Week on Saturday, April 16 with a Standup Paddleboard Workshop at Ozark Campground. Expert paddleboarder, Gabriel Gray, will lead workshops at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. All are welcome, but space is limited so reserve your spot today.... Read more →