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Buffalo National River Activities

The main park visitor center, open year round, is located in the middle district, at Tyler Bend, located eleven miles north of Marshall, AR, on Highway 65. Visitor contact stations are also located at Buffalo Point, 17 miles south of Yellville, AR, on Highway 14/268, and at Pruitt, five miles north of Jasper, AR, on Highway 7 South. There are over 100 miles of maintained trails in the park. Several trails are open both to horse and hiking use. For information on these trails, call park headquarters, or the district offices. Regularly scheduled programs and activities are offered by rangers, Memorial Day through Labor Day. These activities include guided hikes, float trips, junior ranger programs, music programs, and evening programs.

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