Upper Buffalo River News

Running With the Elk 5K Race/Run

The Kiwanis Club is hosting the return of the Running with the Elk 5K Race/Run as part of the annual Elk Festival held in Jasper, AR onJune 23rd and 24th. The run/walk will be in Ponca on Saturday June 24th.  You can register online  or the day of at 7:30am. Start...

Concert at Steel Creek Rescheduled for June 17

The  concert by National Park Radio at Steel Creek area at the Buffalo National River has been rescheduled to Saturday June 17.  Bring your chairs, blankets, and get ready to enjoy great music in the beautiful setting at Steel Creek.

We are open after the flooding!!

We sure had flooding and major storms last weekend but happy to report that all of our cabins, restaurants, stores and shops are all open for business.  Saddleback Lodge is still under repair after they experienced damage during the March tornado.  We will keep you...

Walk for Hope – April 28, 2017

The Newton County Cancer Support Group will have their annual Hope Walk on Friday, April 28, at Bradley Park beginning at 6 p.m.  In case of rain, It will be held at the Jasper School.  Public parking will be at the Jasper School. Shuttles will provide transportation...

Sugar Boogers BBQ and Brew now open

Sugar Boogers BBQ and Brew has opened for the season.  The owners, Bob and Andrea Barton, provide the tastiest local barbeque brisket, sausages, ribs and side dishes.  Bob smokes all the meats and Andrea makes the delicious sides of potato salad, macaroni and cheese...