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Buffalo National River Buffalo Point

The Buffalo Point area trail system totals approximately six miles. Trailheads are located in the campground and along the road between the ranger station and restaurant. Trail maps are available at the ranger station. Dogs and other pets are not permitted on park trails.

Indian Rockhouse Trail

3.5 mile loop

Begin your journey to the Rockhouse, a large bluff shelter once inhabited by Indians, at the trailhead located between the ranger station and restaurant. The return trail is a strenuous uphill climb.

Overlook Trail

0.6 mile

This easy hike will lead you to a beautiful overlook of the Buffalo River. Begin at the trailhead located between the ranger station and restaurant.

Campground Trail

1.3 miles

This connector trail links the campground with the ranger station, the concession cabins, and all other Buffalo Point trails.

Forest Trail

0.7 miles

The trail leads from the group camps sites to the canoe launch area.

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