Middle River Hiking Trails
Buffalo National River


Tyler Bend, Woolham & Gilbert Hiking Trails



Phone

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Tyler Bend Visitor Center
(870) 439-2502

Fees

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Free

Web

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Seasons

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Year Round

Trailhead GPS Coordinates

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Woolham Trailhead GPS


35.96986, -92.88664
Map & Directions

Tyler Bend Trailhead GPS


35.98419,-92.74501
Map & Directions

Gilbert Trailhead GPS 
35.98751, -92.71499
Map & Directions
Pictures © Michael Dougherty

Woolham Area


Buffalo River Trail, Woolham to HWY 65


Trailhead:  Woolham   GPS:
15 miles, 9-10 hours
Notes:  Strenuous, with scenic overlooks, connects to the Ozark Highlands Trail, river ford


Tyler Bend Visitor Center Area


River View Trail


Trailhead:  Tyler Bend Visitor Center
1.4 miles  1 to 2 hours
Notes:  Moderate with spectacular views, historic site.

Buffalo River Trail, Tyler Bend to Gilbert


Trailhead:  Tyler Bend Visitors Center
5.5 miles, 4 to 5 hours
Notes:  Moderate over varied terrain, old homesite, scenic overlook.  Overgrown in summer.

Collier Homestead/River View Trail


Trailhead:  Tyler Bend: Collier Homestead
0.6 miles, 1/2 to 1 hour
Notes:  Easy, historic site, spectacular views.

Spring Hollow Trail


Trailhead:  Tyler Bend Amphitheater
0.9 miles, 1 hour
Notes:  Moderate, streambed, forested.  Good spring wildflower display.

Buck Ridge/Rock Wall Trail


Trailhead: Tyler Bend Amphitheater
2.6 miles, 1 to 2 hours
Notes:  Moderate, historic features, forested. Good spring wildflower display.


Gilbert Area


Gilbert Railroad Trail


Trailhead:  Gilbert
3.4 miles, 2 to 3 hours
Notes:  Easy, old railroad pilings.  Overgrown in summer.



Whitetail Fawn, Buffalo National River
Yellow Swallowtail on Horsemint, Buffalo River
River Turtle in Buffalo River
Buttercup Wildflower, Buffalo River Trail
Wilderness Trail Overlook