Arkansas’ Buffalo River is so beautiful and special that Congress designated it as Americaâ€™s first national river: Buffalo National River!
The Buffalo River is around 150 miles long with nearly 95,000 acres of public land to its name. The river issues from the Boston Mountains, atop the Ozark Plateau. From here, it flows east through the heart of the Ozarks until joining the White River. The Buffalo River was scheduled to be dammed prior to receiving national park status. This would have permanently destroyed much of its beauty.
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