Seasonal Update

Water: The water will be turned on for the season on May 6th

Drinking Water: Drinking water will be available for the season on May 6th

Bathroom Facilities: Flush toilets will be turned on for the season on May 6th. Vault toilets are available in the park year-round.

Showers: The shower building will be turned on for the season on May 6th

Dump Station: The dump station will be turned on for the season on May 6th


Campgrounds: Park has 44 drive-in campsites; 2 sites are wheelchair accessible. The campground will open for the 2016 season on April 1st.

Electric Sites: Park has 35 electric sites.

Special Notes for RV Campers: There are 44 gravel sites in the park.

Reservations: All campsites at Buffalo River State Park are reservable. We strongly encourage you to make your reservation well in advance, especially for weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Any site not reserved is available for drop in camping for one night only. Use self-registration if park staff is unavailable. If additional nights are desired, check with park staff for availability.


Contact Notes: Best time to contact the park:

Daily, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Trail Notes: Park has 12 miles of hiking trails (unpacked in winter). Snowshoeing is permitted anywhere in the park. Warming shelter is open only for candlelight events.

Season Rentals: The picnic shelter is available for rent - $50/day tax included. Call the park to reserve.

Naturalist Programs and Park Tours: Check with the park for program information and dates.