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 →

Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 365-2790 Road Improvements May Cause Delays on Steel Creek Road Visitors may experience temporary lane and road closures on Steel Creek Road due to road improvements.  Flaggers and road crews will be present during the construction beginning on 09/26/2016 with an anticipated completion date of 10/06/2016.  The scheduled work day will... Read more →

Park Donates Computers to Ozark Mountain School District

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 !

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

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 →

Transparency? Possible problems at C&H

Following an Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) study at the C&H hog facility by scientists from the University of Oklahoma it was discovered, through Freedom of Information Act requests, that there are signs the sewage ponds at C&H may be leaking.  This information was not known to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) until it was revealed by the Buffalo... Read more →