National Park Service Press Release

Buffalo National River – This week’s National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
October 23, 2013
Contact(s):   Caven Clark, 870-365-2790

Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843

Buffalo National River – This week’s National Park Getaway

HARRISON, Ark. – With so many options for visiting Buffalo National River, finding a starting point can be tough. In springtime, the blossoming redbuds and dogwoods provide spectacular viewing. In autumn, the reds, bronze, and gold colors blaze throughout the park.     

For many, the main attraction is the river itself. Expert river runners might decide to hover around the Hailstone section waiting for that one rainfall event that will turn the river into serious whitewater. The casual enthusiast might just lay back and float the slow waters of midsummer in the middle and lower sections. Beyond the river, more than a hundred miles of maintained trails offer a myriad of options for touring by horse or on foot.  Read more


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