Buffalo National River, AR

White Water: II – III   |   Difficulty: II – III

The Buffalo National River was established in 1972. This river flows for 135 miles and is surrounded by bluffs of sandstone, limestone and dolomite, some towering at over 400 feet.

Nestled within the Ozarks, only 11% of the watershed is under NPS management. It flows to the east and joins with the White River.

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Water Gauges


Note: Never float on high water! If water is brown or has floating debris stay out of the water. 

Buffalo River near Boxley, AR

Gage Height: 1.95

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near Boxley, AR

Buffalo River at Ponca, AR

Gage Height: 2.52

Water level Graph for Buffalo River at Ponca, AR

Buffalo River at Pruitt, AR

Gage Height: 3.91

Water level Graph for Buffalo River at Pruitt, AR

Buffalo River near St. Joe, AR

Gage Height: 4.06

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near St. Joe, AR

Buffalo River near Harriet, AR

Gage Height: 3.57

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near Harriet, AR

Buffalo River near Boxley, AR

Current Level: 20.4

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near Boxley, AR

Buffalo River at Ponca, AR

Current Level: 39.1

Water level Graph for Buffalo River at Ponca, AR

Buffalo River at Pruitt, AR

Current Level: 50.2

Water level Graph for Buffalo River at Pruitt, AR

Buffalo River near St. Joe, AR

Current Level: 315

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near St. Joe, AR

Buffalo River near Harriet, AR

Current Level: 399

Water level Graph for Buffalo River near Harriet, AR

 

Recommended 


Lost Valley Canoe & Lodging
AR-43, Ponca, AR 72670
Ph. 1-870-861-5522

 

 

River Map


0.0 Ponca
(36.02148273193655, -93.35447677603952)
2.6 Steele Creek
(36.039144994028035, -93.33609827982855)
Hemmed-In Hallow Falls
(36.07187681483962, -93.30735240837384)
Hemmed-In Hallow Trail
(36.06385978312624, -93.307363774652)
10.6 Kyle's Landing
(36.05679765786657, -93.27968337765924)
16.3 Erbie
(36.070888862775575, -93.21211474369193)
21.7 Ozark
(36.06471491415527, -93.15940507880441)
23.8 Pruitt
(36.05738821626143, -93.13596998115827)
30.8 Hasty
(36.00806983922108, -93.08197932703479)
34.8 Carver
(35.982901287613714, -93.04071622289484)
41.6 Mt. Hersey
(36.00905742654852, -92.95312545262277)
50.1 Woolum
(35.97037616610375, -92.88656635209918)
65.4 Tylers Bend
(35.98957209957196, -92.76676816865802)
Bakers Ford
(35.98090802749458, -92.81352443620563)
66.8 Grinders Ferry
(35.986292663774755, -92.74360980838537)
71.0 Gilbert
(35.98675073767579, -92.71506590768695)
82.8 North Maumee
(36.03498647299476, -92.62935323640704)
83.0 South Maumee
(36.03912682969741, -92.63651456683874)
Spring Creek
(36.03052690418037, -92.5846247188747)
92.2 Dillard's Ferry
(36.06703964649994, -92.57829990237951)
93.7 Buffalo Point
(36.06961328233722, -92.55468053743243)
101.2 Rush Landing
(36.12434477834139, -92.54892191849649)
125.7 Buffalo City
(36.164523548034545, -92.44037291966379)
130.5 Shipps Ferry
(36.213280052232065, -92.35694549046457)
Lost Valley Canoe & Lodging
(36.02743772943028,-93.36591857776511)

 

More Reading


Why I Love the Buffalo National River – JoplinOutdoors.com

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