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 →

National Park Radio Draws Huge Crowd to Steel Creek

On a sunny and warm afternoon around 600 people arrived at Steel Creek on April 23 to hear the ballads, folk, country, bluegrass and rock music of National Park Radio.  The event drew listeners from the surrounding area as well as from other parts of the state and even Missouri.   Many people arrived early and hiked or took a short... Read more →

Stand Up Paddle Board Gives New Meaning to “Float the River”

Over 50 folks attended a workshop held at Ozark Campground on April 16 about how to float the Buffalo National River using a Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP)!  The afternoon was divided into two sessions so that participants could have special attention.  Gabriel Gray, a SUP expert from Panama City, Florida, provided a 1.5 hour lecture and in water demonstration of using a SUP. Attendees practiced SUP turns, maneuvering and... Read more →

Buffalo National River and Harrison Welcome Center Celebrate National Tourism Week

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

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

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 →