Buffalo River Ranch Resort

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     A Great Vacation awaits you at Buffalo River Ranch Resort! Enjoy your stay in the Ozark Mountains and the Buffalo National River Country

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Open March 15 - Close November 15


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Buffalo River Ranch is the ideal horse and rider hotel.

We have accommodations to suit everyone's needs.

We join the Buffalo National River Park, which has the best riding around. Beautiful bluffs, clear crisp river, and nearly endless choice of trails. This is scenery no trail-rider will want to miss.

Nightly options

Our cabin is just right for family or a group of five or less we have a fully equipped cabin. A little house we renovated to be just what someone wants. Located in a quite secluded area, right next lo the trail head.

Have living quarters in your trailers, we have water and electric hook-ups.

Our bunkhouse, which has dorm-like facilities, is great for those needing a bed.

Horse facilities, have both indoor and outdoor stalls. We have an indoor arena for those rainy days. And a wash bay for those that get a little dirty out on the trail.

If you want to take a break from the horses, there is plenty to do. Leave your horse in the safety of his stall and go canoeing or hiking. Take in a show at Branson its only an hour and fifteen minute drive. Or there is always plenty to see just driving around-

Campsites Include:

  • Water

  • Showers

  • Electric

  • Restrooms

Bunkhouse Includes:

  • Refrigerator

  • Beds (including linens)

  • Microwave

  • Freezer

  • Restrooms

  • Showers (including linens)

  • Cafeteria Tables

  • TV and VCR

  • Sinks

  • Dishes

  • Charcoal Grill

  • Old-time Wood Cook stove

Cabin Includes:

  •  Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • 2 Full Beds

  • 1 Twin Bed

  • TV & VCR

  • Grill

  • 2 Small Decks

  • 4 Outside Stalls (priced extra)

     Bring your horse when you go on vacation here in the Ozarks and stay at the Buffalo River Ranch to see breathtaking views and some of the most scenic horse trails in America.

    We offer the only Indoor Arena in the area! With 19 private horse stalls you can relax knowing your horse is safe while you are hiking the Indian Creek Trail which starts right here at the Buffalo River Ranch Resort and ends at Kyles Landing. The Ranch has separate men and women bunkhouses, showers and linens, a roomy kitchen,  an outside grill and tables with plenty of seating, an indoor horse wash and more!

    Rainy days you can still ride your horse in our Indoor Arena using the day to play or train your horse to do that special trick!

    Relax to the sights and sounds of the Ozark National Forest. Around the Ranch, or canoe the Buffalo National River, fish from our private stocked pond for Catfish, Crappie, Bluegill and Bass, or fishing is great down at the river too, canoes are rented locally ask us for more information!  See majestic towering bluffs and swim in crystal clear water!

    We are centrally located in Newton County between Jasper and Ponca.

    The Buffalo National River: experience the canoeing, fishing, we’re accessible to the early spring floating on the upper river and the summer floating on the middle river. It’s just a 60, miles to Cotter for trout fishing in the White River as well, local shuttle service and canoe rental available.

    Hiking Trails: our area has more hiking trails than any other section of the river and there are additional trails in the National Forest. See the most photographed rock in Arkansas, Hawksbill Crag; the awesome Pedestal Rocks, rock climber’s favorite Sam's Throne; beautiful Lost Valley and more.

    Historic Eureka Springs: looking for crafts, shows, and unique gift shops? A day trip to Eureka Springs, a Victorian spa city, can include attractions like The Great Passion Play and the narrow gauge railroad. It's just a pleasant hour's drive,  tour the famous Crescent Hotel, and the church entered through the dome, enjoy fine dining, and see the turn of the century homes and buildings.

    Jasper: we’re just 8 miles west of Jasper for dining, and 24 miles south of Harrison for shopping. Jasper is the Newton county seat and Newton County is the Elk Capital of Arkansas, this means if your lucky you may see ELK, ask where! Jasper is the closest shopping for groceries, gas and the town square includes pizza places, a rock shop, bank, ATM and more! For more shopping Harrison is about 45 minutes away.

    Branson, Missouri: has great music shows and is an easy drive, you can choose from country music, gospel, and comedy shows by some of the biggest names in the business. a 1½ hour scenic drive where you will also find Silver Dollar City Amusement Park.

    Springfield, Missouri: is another good day trip to  to see the famous Bass Pro Shop with its wildlife exhibits.

    Mountain Biking: miles of old roads and Forest Service trails and roads are open to bike riders.

    Scenic Drives: Reader's Digest calls Arkansas Highway 7 one of the top ten scenic drives in America. Be sure to take your camera for some breathtaking mountaintop views.

    Wilderness Adventures: We have three wilderness areas nearby; the upper Buffalo, Ponca, Richland.

    Craft and Antique shopping: local shops offer a variety of crafts and antiques at very reasonable prices.

    Caving: explore on your own at recreation areas like Lost Valley or call Mystic Caverns, Hurricane River Cave. For caving enthusiasts this area has several caves you may want to explore, one going for a mile underground, be prepared and bring helmets, lights, ropes, etc. or you can take a guided tour through Mystic Caverns or Crystal Dome both just a short distance away on Hwy. 7.

    Golfing: there are golf courses at Harrison, Diamond City, Bull Shoals and Huntsville.

    Crafts: You’ll find them here in the Ozarks, the same functional, beautiful furniture, quilts, baskets, toys, and other treasures our ancestors made when they came here in the early 1800s. Or, try a day trip to , Silver Dollar City for shows, crafts, and family fun.

    Watchable Wildlife: We’re the Elk Capitol of Arkansas by proclamation of the governor, and you can enjoy seeing our elk herd at many locations along the Buffalo River. We’ll help you select a spot for elk watching. We also have a wonderful variety of wildlife ranging from whitetail deer and black bear to gray and red squirrels and from bald eagles and great blue herons to finches. Exploring Newton County is an adventure.

    Lakes: We are close enough to Bull Shoals Lake for an easy day trip to enjoy boating and fishing there

 Hope to see ya'll soon!

If you're holding a special event near the lake and want to preserve the moment, we canrecomment professional videographers

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  • Camper $20.00 per night for 2 people

  • Bunk: $25.00 per person per night

  • Cabin: $75.00 per night for 2 people

  • Indoor Stall: (10.00 per horse per night

  • Outdoor Stall: $5.00 per horse per night

  • Hay: $5.00 per bale

NOTE: Camper and cabin prices are based on 2 people. There will be a small charge for each additional person.

Prices are subject to change.

And all prices subject to 9% tax which will be added on final billing.

Must have up to date Coggins.
  • Hay and Feed Available
  • Local Phone Service Provided
  • Reservations Required
  • Two night minimum stay
  • Deposit Required
  • Call us for reservations and extended stay rates

Cancellation Policy
Deposits cannot be refunded with less than 2 weeks notice.

Your deposit can be applied towards your next visit if you must cancel.


Cash, personal check or travelers check preferred.


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Please contact us by phone or email below

 Buffalo River Ranch Resort

Your Host: Jim Culver
 HCR 70 Box 262
Jasper, Arkansas 72641
Phone: 870-446-2778  870-446-6030

We Look Forward To Meeting Both You And Your Horse!

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