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Little Rock: Buffalo River Trail

This moderate 13.7-mile one-way hike hugs America’s first designated National River as it winds past limestone bluffs and grassy Ozark hollows.

Trip Tools

To Trailhead

Take 1-40 W to AR 7 N. In Jasper, turn L onto AR 74. L onto AR 43 to Boxley. Head S on AR 21. Trailhead on R after 2.2 mi. For shuttle, keep on AR 74 and go 2.7 mi. past Low Gap, turn R onto Steel Creek Rd. Park in lot.

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  1. validam-net

    Putting in at Rush for a slow slow float and fish, lots of stops, camping on gravel bars exploring nearby so slow going, relaxing. I need to find a place to get off the river about 2 and a half days down from Rush to hike out to a pick up point as I don’t get to float all the way to the white due to time constraints. I am not sure I can find my way back to this forum…I’m hoping to find information on the Buffalo River Wilderness area in Arkansas from Rush to White…could someone make suggestions for me and reply to my email address?

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