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Buffalo River

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Buffalo River Float

We floated the Buffalo River the last week in July. We did the 7 1/2 mile float down to Rush. It... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2014
Beautiful River

We tent camped at Buffalo Point campground for one week in July, 2014. This is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2014
Mandeville, Louisiana
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Scenic river with dramatic bluffs towering overhead.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“canoe rentals” (4 reviews)
“late fall” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

We floated the Buffalo River the last week in July. We did the 7 1/2 mile float down to Rush. It took us 4 1/2 hours and we stopped 3 times for about 30 minutes. The water was up. We didn't have to drag the...More

5  Thank arkansasmomof2boys
Reviewed July 30, 2014

We tent camped at Buffalo Point campground for one week in July, 2014. This is a beautiful campground and a beautiful river. The canoeing, Kayaking and tubing was great.

2  Thank meyerla
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great place. They went above and beyond to take good care of us this weekend. The owner even came out to shake our hand before we departed down the river. We stayed in the cabins. Very clean and private. We got a lot more than...More

1  Thank Dryanmonday
Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a must visit location for anyone enjoying outdoor Arkansas. We canoed with a group aged 9-39 and had a blast. The river is divided into three sections (appropriately called the upper, middle, and lower) and each apparently provides a different experience - we...More

6  Thank Kristopher M
Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I rented a cabin at Wildbills, in October of 2013. We had a fantastic experience with this business, and will rent again. We wanted a quiet get away for the weekend, and did a lot of hiking. I'm a landscape photographer, and...More

4  Thank Rod W
Reviewed July 18, 2014

I grew up coming to the Buffalo. This part of Arkansas is exceedingly pretty with small towns like Yellville, Morning Star and Harriet. The people that visit here most often come from Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas, because this is a little known National...More

3  Thank Chip L
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Whitaker Point is amazing. One of the neatest places I have ever been. The beauty of the the trails and views were spectacular.

1  Thank JAEFamily
Reviewed July 14, 2014

We floated with another family. We both had teen-aged girls and 10-year-old video game playing boys. Everyone had a great time. We reserved canoes at the Buffalo River Float Service. This small, family-owned business were excellent! They're about 2 miles past Wild Bill's on Hwy...More

3  Thank Shannon R
Reviewed July 6, 2014

A group of friends and I decided to go on a float trip and wanted to try the Buffalo. Around the middle of our 9 mile trip we and other innocent floaters were physically pulled over and harassed. Not only harassed almost drowned! Flipped our...More

3  Thank ozarkexplorer
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went the last week of June 2014, we rented Canoes & Kayaks from Buffalo River Float Service , they were Awesome people, very friendly! Cody was our guide and he was very informational, told us a lot about the river and the area. We...More

1  Thank KeriAnn2014
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