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 →

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

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

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

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 →