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Buffalo Outdoor Center

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One Main Street, PO Box 1, Ponca, AR 72670
Buffalo Outdoor Center
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bentonville, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Presidents cabin. It was well equipped with wifi, kitchen utensils, a great fire and outdoor BBQ. Read the instructions on using the fireplace - do not use the ceiling fan as it changes the air flow and you can get smoke in the room. They have a great selection of movies you can check out. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We used Buffalo Outdoor Center (BOC) as the venue/car shuttle service for a camping trip on the Buffalo River near Ponca. Prior to our visit the staff were helpful and knowledgeable on the phone, and upon arrival we were very pleased. They took care of all our needs and gave us tips and pointers about camp sites/river details. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rented the presidents cabin last night to surprise my husband for his birthday. We had a fabulous time and enjoyed our stay very much. The cabin was very clean and well stocked. It has an incredible view we enjoyed while sitting in the hot tub. I found the bed extremely comfortable as well. The staff were all very friendly... More 

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

We are so pleased you would choose upper Buffalo River country and BOC for a romantic birthday getaway! Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion with not only us, but the world---your comments are important to us, as is your business. And tell that husband happy belated birthday from the BOC staff! More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late on a Friday night. The entire "town" closes early. So have all of your overnight arrangements made prior to arrival. Our cabin was a aprox $350 per night. The cabin was beautiful and the perfect size. There was 4 adults and on 11 year old child. The cabin has two bedrooms with full size beds and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I wanted to hike the buffalo river trail and started out by contacting the B.O.C. The staff were extremely helpful with the trail and weather conditions. We used the shuttle service to have our car waiting in Boxley when we finished hiking. Two days into the trip we realized we would not complete the trail in the... More 

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

Steve, we've hiked many a mile with our kids and it's one of the big reasons we do our best to respond to sudden changes in our guests' plans, whether on the trail or river. Family adventures are meant to be fun, inspiring, bond-building, safe and create happy memories. We hope we were able to help contribute to all of... More 

Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have stayed at BOC quite a few times over the years, and every time we are packing up to leave I find myself saying "I wish I had a few more days!" I thought it was about time they got some official recognition. I should preface this by saying that we have stayed at other similar... More 

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Springdale, Arkansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in the Buffalo Outdoor Center after mountain biking the Buffalo Headwaters trail system. Their general store is a great place to take a break and refuel. Everyone was friendly and I enjoyed looking through the maps of the other local hiking and biking trails.

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Columbia, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were assuming this cabin would be "X-ceptional" as the website describes.....one of their newest cabins. We were left disappointed for the price of $349 per night plus "fees" of $34.95 = $384/night. Several of the light bulbs were out throughout the cabin & deck. We asked for a bulb replacement in the refrigerator and over the kitchen area, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was perfection!! We just stayed one night but wish we could have stayed a week. You will not be disappointed with this cabin. Bed was awesome, bathroom huge, shower amazing. This was the best short trip we could have ever taken. Wifi worked great. At&t cell phone reception was fine. I want to go back.

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

We are so pleased your escape to this beautiful area was made even more lovely by your stay with us. Thank you for your very kind review; we know it takes valuable time from your day to do so, especially such a thoughtful one! More 

eureka springs
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I were looking to take a relaxing getaway and enjoy the outdoors during December between the holidays. The BOC was definitely the right choice. The drive alone was beautiful through the Boxley Valley and we even got to see a whole herd of elk on our drive in. The BOC staff were very friendly and helpful in... More 

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Rhonda M, Owner at Buffalo Outdoor Center, responded to this review

What wonderful things you have shared about the Ponca area, as well as BOC. Thank you for taking the time to write it; words like yours are what we strive to earn. By the way, many folks coming here are doing so for the very first time, so we know your thorough review will be very much appreciated by our... More 

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