Buffalo - 12) Buffalo Point to Rush Landing (7.5 miles)

Buffalo, Arkansas, US


12) Buffalo Point to Rush Landing (7.5 miles)

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 7.5 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
hads-HRRA4 2.20 - 10.00 ft I-II 01h21m 5.51 ft (running)
Buffalo River near St. Joe, AR
usgs-07056000 3.50 - 9.00 ft I-II 00h22m 6.41 ft (running)

River Description

Information is available at the National Park Service website for Buffalo National River.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2010-03-03 15:55:11

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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July 9 2016 (926 days ago)
woerthinny (156323)
We floated from the Hwy 14 bridge (Dillard's Ferry) to Rush Landing on 7/5/16 when the Harriet
gauge showed 180-200 cfs. The Buffalo Point put in looked quite a bit more challenging than the Hwy
14 put in at this water level. We dragged my 16' SOAR Pro Pioneer inflatable a couple of times, but
nothing that should deter someone considering a float at similar conditions. The Rush Landing take
out had a ton of shade and a cold water creek, which makes it one of the nicest river accesses I've
ever used. The Buffalo was crystal clear, and quite warm. We saw gar, huge carp, and bass. There
were some stretches closer to Rush that had quite a bit of algae on the river bottom. It took us
about five leisurely hours of river time to get from the bridge to Rush. The scenery was also very