Spring 2013 in the Upper Buffalo River Area
Valley and Smith Creek Preserve.
On sunny, cool fall days horsemen converge on the riding trails of the Buffalo National River. There are
over a hundred miles of trails in the UBR area for hikers and riders. A number of our members
specialize in serving horsemen and are horse friendly. See the cabins guide for more details.
It is time to be booking cabins for the 2013, they book up fast. The Upper Buffalo River area is very busy
openings. They are filling up fast.
Natural Calendar of Events for the Upper Buffalo River Area
Elk Viewing -- Best viewing times are mornings at daybreak to 8 or 9 AM, and evenings after 3-4 PM.
Times will vary according to weather, but winter weather means all day viewing in many cases. Call the
Ponca Elk Education Center for information, (870) 861-2432.
Local Calendar of Events for Upper Buffalo River Area
Run for the Elk 5K -- September 7, 2013 5K and 15 mile runs starting in Ponca and heading to Boxley
Valley. See website for details.
Color Fest -- October 18th & 19th 10 AM to 4:30 PM at Ponca Elk Education Center 2 days of art
demonstrations and an art show. Free elk photography workshop each day at 2 PM by Michael
Dougherty. Free admission. Call 870-861-2432.