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Difficulty II
Length 10.6 Miles
Gauge Buffalo River at Ponca, AR
Flow Range 2.70 - 5.50 FT
Flow Rate as of: 19 minutes ago 3.12 [FT] 👍 ℹī¸ ⚠ī¸
Reach Info Last Updated 03/03/2010 3:24 pm

River Description

Check out information a the National Park Service website for Buffalo National River.

Several scenic places along this stretch including, Jim's Bluff, Big Bluff, Hemmed-in-Hollow (tallest waterfall in mid-america), Indian Creek and more.


Alternate access is at the Steel Creek Campground 2.6 miles downstream of the Ponca access and 8 miles above Kyle's Landing Campground access

Rapid Descriptions

Steel Creek Campground

Class - N/A Mile - 2.6
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Gage Descriptions

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Directions Description

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Date Flow Result Factor  
2013-05-06 Medium Fatality Other Read More
1999-04-26 Medium Fatality One Boat Trip Read More




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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1193751 01/22/09 n/a n/a
1195513 06/20/09 Paul Martzen
1197315 03/03/10 Lance Jones
1197313 03/03/10 Lance Jones