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Buffalo National River, Harrison

Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.9/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Buffalo National River is located in Harrison. Make Buffalo National River a centerpiece of your Harrison vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Harrison tourist route planner.
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  • I have gone on a canoeing and camping trip twice with my church, children and friends at the Buffalo National River. The camping is very pleasant. It is easy to set up and affordable. We often camp ne...  read more »
  • There are a hundred ways to enjoy this unique place. Some things to understand up front- first of all, it's not in Harrison. It's actually 25 miles away, the headquarters are in Harrison. Second- it's...  read more »
  • Buffalo River is wilderness. While it has extensive traffic at times, there are certainly times when few people are there and its quiet beauty can still be absorbed. Adequate rainfall has kept the riv...  read more »
  • Beautiful scenery! High bluffs and peaceful sounds of the river flowing by. Campgrounds are well maintained with seasonal toilets and running water. Many nearby hiking trails to choose from.
  • Love this place. Had a blast here. If you are looking for rental lone river had better prices. Be advised that the sections from Ponca to steel Creek tend to be too low but steel Creek to Kyle's is more then enough for most people. If it's sunny bring sunscreen! And definitely make the hike to lone Valley you won't regret it.
  • The most wild and beautiful site in the Midwest is the Buffalo National River. Every river bend offers scenic views of mountain, bluff and native wildlife. Discover new hiking trails or cut your own. Cast a line in the crystal clear waters and fish for trout or smallmouth. Overnight canoe trips are timeless expeditions on the Buffalo.
  • Great place to swim, float, or camp. Campsite was $22 a night and has electric and water hookups and showers and bathrooms. Well kept facilities and friendly and helpful park rangers. A great way to enjoy a break from ringing phones. There is no phone service until you drive back up towards the ranger stations and Wild Bill's Outfitters.
  • The scenery is beautiful no doubt however the water is VERY low and unless everything including your canoe weigh less than 250 you will carry it a lot. Very difficult to navigate through Rapids in some places due to the low water. I would recommend a shorter trip as the last half was the most frustrating. We went from steel Creek to Kyle's landing. Next time would only do first half unless the water was 3 feet higher.
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