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Buffalo River
Buffalo River Arkansas

Ponca to Kyle's Landing

This short section offers an introduction to the Upper Buffalo’s striking scenery and challenging whitewater. The highlight of the trip is paddling beneath Roark Bluff, one of the most iconic blufflines along the entire Buffalo River.

Buffalo River Arkansas

Erbie to Ozark

A serene, 5.4-mile stretch of the Buffalo River winds between Erbie and Ozark and offers excellent opportunities for solitude and wildlife watching.

Buffalo River Arkansas

Pruitt to Hasty

The 7 mile float from Pruitt to Hasty is a popular alternative when conditions upriver are too low for paddling. This section flows past geologic curiosities, shaded swimming holes, and cool, dripping springs as the river veers southward in its journey.

Local Outfitters

Lost Valley Canoe

We have been outfitting the Upper Buffalo River for over 35 years. We’re a small, family owned business proud of our commitment to environmental stewardship of the Beautiful Buffalo River.

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Buffalo River Canoe

Buffalo River Canoes is an authorized canoe concessioner of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.  We rent canoes, kayaks, rafts, and provide shuttle services. Our staff brings over 25 years of outfitting experience on the Buffalo National River. Give us a chance to make your next trip to the Ozarks unforgettable!

Buffalo River Arkansas

Riverview Motel & Canoe

Enjoy the beauty of the Buffalo National River from a canoe or kayak. We offer shuttle service to and from the river in our vans, so sit back and let us take you to the river. Life jackets and paddles are provided. We can also tell you where to find the wonderful trails along the river and where the locals say the fish are biting! We offer one-day and multi-day trips.

Buffalo River Arkansas

Rio Buffalo Outfitter

Established in 2020, Rio Buffalo Outfitter’s staff enjoys helping folks discover the wonders of the Buffalo National River as well as the spectacular Ozark Mountains and streams surrounding the river.  We do this by providing quality canoes, kayaks and rafts as well as shuttle services for not only paddling adventures but for hiking and mountain biking.

Buffalo River Outfitters

Buffalo River Outfitters provides canoes, kayaks and rafts for floating the Buffalo National River. We offer shuttle services to almost anywhere on the river and can outfit one day or multiple day float trips. No matter what route you choose, we guarantee you will experience the wonderful, natural beauty the Buffalo has to offer.

Wild Bill's Outfitter

Wild Bill's offers more canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes and fishing boats than any other outfitter. The lower Buffalo National River is rated class 1, ideal for inexperienced floaters when conditions are favorable. We offer basic floating instruction for first time floaters. Those that would prefer more assistance can hire one of our experienced guides.

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