Tag Archives: Buffalo River Trail

The Buffalo River Trail needs your help

For the last several years construction of a part of the Buffalo River Trail east of Tyler Bend has been stymied by an old obstacle known as “The Roberts Tract”.  This is a 64-acre parcel that for various reasons was … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail work – Fall 2016 wrapup

At the high point, we had more than 20 people for our fall 2016 Buffalo River Trail work session based at Tyler Bend.  The crew was able to lop brush and clear trees from most of the 35+ miles of … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail work – Fall 2016 kickoff

The Fall 2016 trail building session in the middle Buffalo River area is set for October 18-29 (maybe the 30th too?).  We will be camping at Tyler Bend (hot showers and flush toilets!).  Look for our headquarters – the big … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Spring 2016 wrapup

A group of 13 students from the University of Illinois came to Tyler Bend to spend their spring break week (Mar 20-26) helping us.  Unfortunately, the Park Service informed us only 3 days before we were to start that we … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Spring 2016 kickoff

Mark your calendars!  The Spring 2016 trail building session in the middle Buffalo River area is set to begin March 19 and run through April 2.  We will be camping at Tyler Bend (hot showers and flush toilets!).  Look for … Continue reading

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Building a Bridge Beside the Buffalo

The Ozark Highlands Trail Association built a 20′ bridge across a gulley for the Middle Buffalo River Trail near the Grinders Ferry trail head.  On Nov 14 a small group set the footings and today a larger group – 6 … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – Dave Manes Bluff to Tyler Bend

I managed to do a little hiking on Wednesday and Thursday before a soggy Thanksgiving weekend, returning to a part of the middle Buffalo River I hadn’t seen since my first visit exactly 2 years ago – the area between … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail – AR-14 to S Maumee Road

I think it was about a year ago that I first hiked the Buffalo River Trail between highway  14 (Dillard’s Ferry) and South Maumee Road.  I was with other people and we had set up a shuttle so it was … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall 2015 wrap up

Another trail building season at the Buffalo River is over with no actual building to report.  This time it was all maintenance due to the private property and archaeological obstacles that remain.  We lopped brush and removed all the fallen … Continue reading

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Buffalo River Trail building – Fall 2015 kickoff

Fall seems far off but it’s time to start making some plans!  Work on the Buffalo River Trail between Tyler Bend and Red Bluff Road is set to resume Oct 16 2015 and run through Nov 1.  American Hiking Society … Continue reading

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