RV Camping

If you are looking to bring your RV to relax at the Buffalo National River, there are a few RV camping options here in the middle district for a short or extended stay.

Tyler Bend RV Camping

The Tyler Bend Campground has places to park a small or large RV, but does not provide hookups for electric, water or sewage. The price for parking your RV at the Tyler Bend Campground is $20.00 per night. You can call the Visitor Center at Tyler Bend to ask more questions or inquire about reservations at 870-439-2502.

Gilbert RV Campground

The best place for RV camping is at the Gilbert RV Campground, right near the Buffalo National River in Gilbert. This quaint little park is located a short walk from the river and is calm, quiet and clean. The owner is on-site and the service is excellent. This is where we direct almost all of our RV-toting customers. To inquire about availability and pricing, call 870-439-2111.

In addition to RV camping, there are several designated campgrounds nearby, maintained by the National Park Service. If you have any more questions about bringing an RV to the Buffalo National River, give us a call at 870-439-2200, we are here to help you!

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Our Cabins

Whether you're looking for a cozy spot for two or somewhere to hold a large group of friends and family, we have the perfect cabin for you.

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We do a lot more than just float trips and cabin rentals. We can help you plan a hike photo tour, schedule shuttle service and more.

Floating, hiking, camping...

Buffalo River Outfitters offers a complete Ozark adventure vacation. We provide canoes, kayaks, rafts and shuttle service for floating the Buffalo National River, and have clean and cozy lodging options that are unmatched in the area. 

Whether you want to float the river, hike nearby trails, go horseback riding, or simply relax on a porch swing and enjoy the fresh air, we've got the place for you.

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Water Levels

  • Flood stage
  • High
  • moderate
  • low
  • Very Low

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St. Joe

6.61 FT
  • Very Low: The river is dry in places.
  • Low: Water is low but floatable. The river moves slowly and many rocks are exposed.
  • Moderate: Ample water for floating. The river moves at an average of 2 mph, allowing canoes to float over most rocks.
  • High: For experienced floaters only. The river flows swiftly and compromising situations may occur. Canoeing experience on swift moving rivers is necessary. All canoeists must possess good river canoeing skills and must be familiar with rescue procedures.
  • Flood Level: The river flows outside its normal banks. Flood waters move quickly and carry debris. River conditions are hazardous even for highly skilled canoeists.