Buffalo - 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles)


Buffalo, Arkansas, US

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3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles)

Usual Difficulty II (for normal flows)
Length 10.6 Miles

Buffalo River Bluff


Buffalo River Bluff
Photo by Candice Dunn taken 06/13/09

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Buffalo River at Ponca, AR
usgs-07055660 2.50 - 5.50 ft II 00h23m 2.89 ft (running)


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


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-03-03 15:24:44

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A Buffalo River Bluff.

Detail Trip Report  A Buffalo River Bluff.  Buffalo River, AR(1.05MB .jpeg)

Buffalo River Bluff

Detail Trip Report  Buffalo River Bluff  Buffalo River, AR(2.57MB .jpeg)

Buffalo River Bluff

Detail Trip Report  Buffalo River Bluff  Buffalo River, AR(2.11MB .jpeg)

Taking a break

Detail Trip Report  Taking a break  Buffalo River, AR(2.63MB .jpeg)

The Lone Cowboy...

Detail Trip Report  The Lone Cowboy...  @Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles), AR(2.21MB .jpeg)

Buffalo River

Detail Trip Report  Buffalo River  Buffalo River, AR(1.99MB .jpeg)

Buffalo River Map

Detail Trip Report  Buffalo River Map  Buffalo River, AR(39.58KB .gif)


Gauge Information

We have no additional information about how various flows affect runnability (or playability) of this section of river. If you can provide additional information, please either directly contact the StreamTeam member for this reach, or add a 'comment' or a 'report' with your information to help out your fellow boaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Buffalo River at Ponca, AR
usgs-07055660 2.50 - 5.50 ft II 00h23m 2.89 ft (running)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
2.50 -5.50 ft barely runnable-high runnable II

Report - Reports of Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
8y139d22h06m @Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) [AR] River Level According to USGS 421 cfs John Richter
8y139d22h11m @Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) [AR] Falling steadily 3.26 ft John Richter
9y5d18h43m Buffalo River [AR] Buffalo River Map n/a Candice Dunn
9y67d17h46m Buffalo River [AR] The Beautiful Buffalo River n/a Candice Dunn
9y70d19h40m Buffalo 3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles) [AR] The Lone Cowboy... n/a Candice Dunn
9y70d21h07m Buffalo River [AR] The Buffalo River n/a Candice Dunn
9y70d21h22m Buffalo River [AR] The Buffalo River n/a Candice Dunn
9y70d22h22m Buffalo River [AR] The Buffalo River n/a 0
9y70d22h22m Buffalo River [AR] The Buffalo River n/a Candice Dunn
9y70d22h37m Buffalo River [AR] The Buffalo River n/a Candice Dunn

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Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
2.6Steel Creek CampgroundN/AAccess

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  3) Ponca to Kyles (10.6 miles), Buffalo Arkansas, US (mobile)