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Buffalo National River reviews plans for improvements to Cave Mountain Road

f The National Park Service has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) after completing an Environmental Assessment (EA) of proposed county and state led efforts to reconstruct and repave the 1.8-mile section of Cave Mountain Road (Newton County Road 9560) that crosses Buffalo National River’s park boundaries. The National Park Service approves the implementation of…

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“Art in the Park” weekend a success at Buffalo National River

Last weekend, Buffalo National River worked closely with volunteers and partner organizations to host a series of events exploring artistic endeavors inspired by the park and its 50th anniversary. Over 1,700 people participated in the events that took place throughout the river. These events included original story recitals at Buffalo Point, short-film debuts at the…

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Multiple emergency incidents kick off busy summer at Buffalo National River

Throughout the week of May 16, 2022, Buffalo National River staff partnered with municipal and state agencies to respond quickly and professionally to multiple emergency incidents that occurred within the park.  Emergency services personnel reacted swiftly and decisively while at times responding to multiple incidents occurring at once.      On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at…

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Buffalo National River seeks public comment on Cave Mountain Road assessment 

The National Park Service (NPS) has released an Environmental Assessment (EA) that analyzes a county and state led effort to reconstruct and repave the 1.8-mile section of Cave Mountain Road (Newton County Road 9560) that crosses Buffalo National River’s park boundaries.  The proposed project is designed to reduce environmental impacts of the current road and…

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