Welcome to the Buffalo National River! We offer canoe, kayak, & tube rentals, and shuttle service. Our float trips range from half-day trips to 14 day trips. Our business is family owned and operated. We are an Authorized Concessionaire of the Buffalo National River. We are located 3.5 miles from Buffalo Point on Scenic Hwy. 14, south of Yellville
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Norfork is one of four multiple-purpose projects constructed in the upper White River Basin for control of floods and generation of hydroelectric power. The project also offers excellent recreational opportunities. Construction of the dam was initiated in the spring of 1941 and was completed three years later.
The Living Cave can hardly be described in words! You must visit the caves truly understand and appreciate their beauty. Entering the world of the underground is always a thrilling experience. Led by knowledgeable Forest Service Guides, the tours wind through water-carved passages, including an underground river and the world's largest flowstone.
David's Trail honors and remembers the contributions David Floyd made to his community. Partially completed, it will be a 50+ mile network of multiple-purpose trails located on 100% public lands surrounding Norfork Lake and designed to encourage an active lifestyle for all ages and abilities. The trailhead is located in Panther Bay Park.
Dry Run Creek trout fishery is a very special place in the Ozarks set aside for and accessible to those under the age of 16 and disabled anglers. Adjacent to the National Trout Hatchery, only artificial lures are permitted at Dry Run Creek. The area is a catch and release fishery. All trout must be immediately returned to the creek.
The Gaston Visitor Center is an environmental education learning center and features interpretation of the river, dam and lake, and their histories. State-of-the-art interpretive exhibits are in the lobby, along with a gift shop, and Johnboat Theater and Exhibit Hall, a 1,720-square-foot area filled with images of the river, lake and dam.
Nestled deep in the Ozarks, next to the North Fork River and Norfork Lake Dam, is the Norfork Hatchery. Completed in 1957 by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Norfork National Fish Hatchery raises & stock over 2 million rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout annually. The Norfork National Fish Hatchery is open all year to visitors.
Pigeon Creek, north of Mountain Home on Norfork Lake, is a National Recreation Trail maintained by the Twin Lakes Bicycle Club that includes miles of mountain biking trails. Just a few minutes north of Mountain Home, The Pigeon Creek National Trail System offers up to 20 miles of stacked loop trails open for mountain biking and hiking.
Tap your toes to bluegrass mountain music, see blacksmithing, pottery making, & other pioneer skills and crafts. Learn to grow an herb garden, play authentic Ozark Mountain musical instruments, or dance a jig. Working to preserve the Ozark heritage, The Ozark Folk Center State Park is operated by the State of Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism.