We know that on your free day you want to relax in the outdoors. Whether floating down the river, hiking the bluffs, or hooking a big one, we can set you up. The team here at Buffalo River Outfitters has listed which areas we recommend for our one-day float trips. If you think a one-day trip just is not long enough, check out our multi-day float trip page for our recommendations!
*Vehicle Shuttle fees for floats listed below vary, plus the cost of boat rental and tax.
*Additional One-Day Floats may be unavailable due to COVID-19
* Canoe and kayak rates will increase by $5 on Saturdays May 15 - July 15th
Featured One-Day Float
Tyler Bend to Gilbert 5.8 Miles
- Average float time: 3-4 hours
- Check in any time between 9:00am - 12:00pm
This section between Tyler Bend and Gilbert features scenic views and historical structures, landscapes and artifacts that you won’t want to miss. Approximately a mile into your trip, you will come upon Grinder's Ferry. Be sure to stay on the left-hand side of the river here. There is a beautiful limestone bluff that towers over one of the most popular swimming holes on the Buffalo River, so pull over and enjoy!
Additional One-Day Floats
Grinder's Ferry to Gilbert - 4.2 Miles
- Average float time: 1-2 hours
These times are estimated based on the average float conditions and can change due to weather conditions and water levels. We will attempt to contact you, in the event that water levels are too low to float. Contact us or visit the National Park Service website to stay up to date on river conditions.