Upper Buffalo Wilderness (NPS)

Established: 1978
Acres: 2,200
Region: Ozarks
Section: Boston Mountains
State: Arkansas
County: Newton
Manager: Buffalo National River (link)
Agency: National Park Service

The Buffalo River Wilderness is divided up in 3 separate sections – Upper Buffalo, Ponca, and Lower Buffalo.  The small and rugged National Park Service Upper Buffalo Wilderness is the beginning of the Buffalo National River, and is connected to the Forest Service Upper Buffalo Wilderness.  Combined, these two areas make up an outstanding  14,218 Wilderness, and a great beginning to the Buffalo River.