Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion
Two Person Buffalo River Excursion

Two Person Buffalo River Excursion

Regular price $182.57

Our first-ever float trip collaboration with Buffalo Outdoor Center (BOC) kicks off this Spring. The excursion includes a shuttle service by Slaughter Trail Guides from Fayettechill Basecamp in Fayetteville to the Buffalo River and back. You will be outfitted with your own canoe, paddles, life jackets, & mesh bag for waste for a 8 mile float from Steel Creek to Kyle’s Landing.

    Trip Itinerary:
    • 7:30 am - 8:45 am - We recommend going to checkout Fayetteville Farmers Market at 101 W Mountain St, Fayetteville, AR 72701 and picking up coffee and breakfast at Dirty Apron Bakehouse - 245 N Church Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701 or Puritan Coffee located in the same building as Basecamp. We will be open at 8:30 am on shuttle days to help with any questions on apparel and your trip.
    • Departure time is 9 am. Please be ready in Basecamp lot by 8:45 am. 

      Paid parking is located at Spring St Garage - 221 N School Ave, Fayetteville, AR 72701 for $5 with full day parking. The walk is 4 minutes and 0.2 miles from Basecamp. Feel free to drop off gear at Basecamp before parking.

    • 10:30 am - 11:00 am - Check in at BOC in Ponca, AR. Here you can pick up lunches and any last minute items for river trip - BOC carries variety of river essentials if you forgot any. Once checked in, we'll shuttle to Steel Creek.
    • 11:15 am - 6:00 pm - Paddle from Steel Creek to Kyles Landing (8 mile float trip / expect anywhere from 2 - 3 miles per hour floating without stopping)
    • 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm - Depart Kyles Landing back to Fayetteville, AR at Fayettechill Basecamp. Toast to a great day on the river with surrounding restaurants and bars located around the entertainment district of Fayetteville.

    Buffalo River Information:

    How To Prepare:

    • Before your trip, check out this essential guide on what to expect on your float provided by the BOC.

    What To Bring:

    • Water and beverages (glass is not permitted) - Adult beverages will need to be purchased prior to leaving Fayetteville as Ponca is in a dry county
    • Change of clothes, lightweight quick-dry materials are preferred
    • Swimsuit and a hat
    • Waterproof shoes
    • Dry bag for your valuables
    • Floating holder (koozie) for beverages: All beverage containers not securely contained in a sealed cooler or mesh litter bag must be held in a floating holder that is designed to prevent it from sinking beneath the surface of the water
    • Non toxic sunscreen and insect repellent 
    • Sunglasses with retainers
    • Enough food for a lunch and snacks 
    • Lockable lightweight cooler (The possession of polystyrene coolers (commonly known as Styrofoam is prohibited while floating along the Buffalo River)

      Cancellations:

      This service permits you to cancel a canoe / shuttle reservation(s) without penalty.  To cancel, simply call BOC staff (870-861-5514) by 12:00 PM before the date of arrival.  You will receive an email cancellation confirming that your reservation(s) has been cancelled.  Important to Note: Please note that an email or phone message cannot be accepted as a form of cancellation; Buffalo Outdoor Center must speak with you in person in order to assure that your cancellation has been received.  

      Questions/Comments: 

      Hit us up at customerservice@fayettechill.com and we'll get back to you quickly. 

       

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