area that's sure to provide memorable experiences and
stimulate your senses. An all seasons opportunity to
escape from the fast lane and pause....for reflection
and introspection surrounded by nature's beauty. As
you move your cursor across the page you will find links
to more sources of information. Please enjoy your visit
to these pages where you'll find lots of information,
pictures, rental and contact information. We're also
happy to provide you with links to much of Newton County's
lodging along with our own offering "High Meadow
Pines" on our Lodging page.
Adventures is a small customer oriented outfitter that offers
canoe, raft and kayak rentals. We also offer both customer
and private shuttle service for floating or hiking. Buffalo
Adventures is an authorized concessioner of the National Park
is known as "The
Natural State " and for good reason.
opportunities abound and you can find miles of untouched true
in the Upper Buffalo, a wilderness
area of more than 12000 acres and the 1.2 million acres
of the Ozark-St.
Francis National Forest reminiscent of our national heritage
and days gone by. These are places
where you can find unsurpassed solitude and tranquility on
our rivers or hiking
on miles and miles of uncrowded trails,
climbing or caving.
Places where you can rediscover your soul. Designated trails
exist for horseback
riding and horse camping within the park and along the
Buffalo is a rugged and scenic river and although usually
clear, rain washed tiny clay particles often give
it a turquoise color for extended periods making the
river even more remarkable.
heritage and family history the region was once
populated by Cherokee,
and other Indian
tribes. In an area so full of history
it's easy to imagine another more adventurous time.
You can almost feel the history and the past as you
travel about and visit historical
sites, float the river or stop and enjoy one of
the many breathtaking views.
Buffalo River Country is located in rustic Newton County,
Arkansas high in the Ozark
Mountains. Newton County is a rural community made up
hills, farmland, winding mountain roads, beautiful
valleys, pristine forests, rugged
outcrops, clear streams and considered by many to be the
state's most beautiful area where the forces of nature have
created amazing geological
caves, miles of spectacular bluffs, deep
canyons, waterfalls and lush valleys. Here you'll find
the Arkansas Grand Canyon, south of Jasper on the Arkansas
Scenic 7 Byway. Views of the canyon and the Buffalo
River Valley are breathtaking and Scenic 7 and Rt 74 are
touring favorites of motorcyclists, sports car enthusiasts
see FAQ), easy carefree drives across
on winding roads. Whether you're a flatwater or whitewater
paddler you'll find the water and the place here you'll love.
the spring and summer you'll see nature at its
finest with many varieties of wildflowers, redbuds
and dogwoods in bloom. Its exceptionally colorful
when these trees are in bloom and during fall foliage
where our plentiful woodlands come alive with crisp
fall color. If you like experiencing the great
outdoors this is a special place to be year round.
County is also the “Elk Capital of Arkansas”.
The county is home to a herd of Rocky Mountain elk that were
relocated here over twenty years ago. They live in undisturbed
habitat along the Upper Buffalo and are frequently seen in
the Boxley Valley. The Hillary
Jones Wildlife Museum is just north of Jasper on Rt 7.
Just seeing a huge bull elk and hearing these massive bulls
bugling is an experience you'll never forget. Not far from
Boxley is the Ponca
Elk Education Center on Rts 43 and 74.
County's best asset may be its people. They're sure some of
the nicest people anywhere. Don't be surprised to see every
car you pass give a slight wave, it's sort of a local custom
and will make you feel welcome. If you're looking for a peaceful
relaxing environment you've come to the right place.
you're looking for log cabin, rustic, resort or luxury
lodging for a family or a romantic getaway for two
you'll find something for you here and will probably
want to return again and again. There's a fit for everyone's
taste and wants...There are plenty of places to pitch
a tent and enjoy the night sky whether you want a campsite
or to just pull over along
the river on an overnight or multi day canoe trip.
a walk in the woods or through Lost
Cove over the Natural
Bridge....See the world from inside a cave....find
wall to sit on.....put your feet up in front of
the fire or on the rail of a deck and just enjoy the
peace and your favorite beverage....or just relax,
sit back and smell the coffee...have a picnic...fly
a kite...try and outwit a fish...make time to enjoy
your family.....find your own private swimmin' hole...nourish
or pursue your new romance....or just think about
life and what's really important....
in the Boston Mountains are the headwaters of
River, the nations first national river,
and a National Park, comprising over 90,000 acres,
established in 1972 and under the supervision
of the National Park Service. The Buffalo is
designated a National Park like Yellowstone,
Glacier, Great Smoky Mountain, Teton, Zion,Yosemite
to map) runs free flowing for a distance of 150
miles to where it joins the White River and is separated
into three districts or areas, each with a wealth of
information and activities.
of these rivers offer excellent fishing with
world class trout fishing in the White. Check the size
of the record trout taken from the White.
Adventures is located in the Upper District on Rt 74
in Mt. Sherman above Kyles Landing. This is the largest
district area wise and contains two wilderness areas
and may be the most beautiful and rugged area. It has
historic areas and miles of trails. There are only
a limited number of access points here,
miles apart and no other ways for driving access to
river flows through canyons and woodlands surrounded
by miles of steep canyon bluffs and can not even
be seen from the road for many miles until it flows
under the Highway 7 bridge at Pruitt then disappears
again. So if you're looking for an escape and some
solitude here is where you can find it.....whether
it be in some great lodging, on the river, a mountainside
or in the woods.