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Buffalo Point to Rush Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Buffalo River


Buffalo Point to Rush Info
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Put In:  Buffalo Point
Take Out:  Rush
Difficulty:  Class I
Run Length:  7.5 miles
Current Streamflow:  11 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:30 PM - Buffalo River near Boxley, AR, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  0.9 - 4.5 feet
Streamflow Comments:  Minimum Flow = 0.9 feet, Optimum Flow = 1.5 - 4.5 feet
Season Comments:  March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Primary Season:  Good flows and warm temperatures attract most paddlers between mid March through October
Permit:  None Presently Required
Character/Similar To:  Flatwater with the best scenery the Buffalo has to offer
Water Craft:  kayak,canoe,touring
Camping on River:  In designated campsites
Location:  In the Southeastern U.S. (AR), 126 miles North of Little Rock
Shuttle Logistics: 

Take Out: From Yellville take AR 14 for 11.5 miles and turn left onto County Road 6035, follow this road until it reaches the river.

Put In: From the take out return to AR 14, turn left and continue for 2.6 miles. Turn left onto State Highway 268, follow this road for 2.2 miles then turn left onto County Road 647. Continue to the river access point at Buffalo Point.





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