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Our zipline tours return on Friday, May 8th, with added health-safety measures in place!

Ready to zip?  Find all the important info below, including a helpful podcast of what to expect!  

Canopy Tour Podcast

More than a zipline...it's an adventure!

Starfish Pose

Buffalo Outdoor Center is home to Arkansas' premier wilderness zipline experience!  Many of our lofty, tree-friendly platforms are built around actual live Ozark Mountain hardwood trees.  And, we'll eat our helmets if our tree team isn't one of the finest, most safety-conscious group of zip line guides in America. 

Terri on Zip LineThe tour is for guests ages 7+ and who weigh between 70 and 250 lbs. We zip rain or shine and during rainy day zips the weight limit may be reduced to 200 Ibs. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about our Buffalo River Canopy Tour, including guidelines and health restrictions.

WHAT GUESTS ARE SAYING

"We had a blast in the tree's on the zipline with my boys and their friends.  Going to have to go back with my daughter and a group of my girlfriends.  Our tour guides were GREAT! Thanks for a wonderful experience. :)"

"We had a blast! Our zipline guides were so nice and so helpful! The views were beautiful!" 

"Highly recommend the zipline canopy tour. Mark and Ben and Laura were great!"

"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm 50 and I can fly!!!! Great fun and mother /daughter quality time." 

DID YOU KNOW?

Zip Line and Leila

Zip Line Grannies

Women age 50+ are some of our most avid zipline fans.  And the age record for any guest was an 86-yr old grandmother...go, granny!

WHAT IS A ZIPLINE CANOPY TOUR?


Guided zipline canopy tours originated in Costa Rica as a way for people to experience the flora and fauna that is unique to the dense leafy canopy of a rainforest.  Our Ozark Mountain hardwood forest canopy has its own bird, 

Golden zipper

plant, and animal life, which our guided tour is designed to introduce you to as you glide along from tree to tree!

From a structural standpoint, our canopy tour is a system of cables and platforms, wherein the participant "glides" or "zips" through the treetops while connected to the cable via a harness. A large wooden platform serves as a landing base in each tree that you "zip to." Our canopy tour facility was built in accordance with Association of Challenge Course Technology recommended guidelines.

The tour takes approximately 2 hours to complete, give or take a few minutes. Precisely how long it lasts is determined by a variety of factors, including weather and the physical ability of each participant.  


2021 Tour Dates


March- May
March 3rd-May 30th (Wednesday-Sunday)
May 31st (Monday, Memorial Day)

June
June 3rd-6th (Thursday-Sunday)
June 9th-27th (Wednesday-Sunday)
June 30th-July 5th (Wednesday-Monday, July 4th Weekend)

July 
July 7th-August 1st (Wednesday-Sunday)

August
August 4th-15th (Wednesday-Sunday)
August 21st, 22nd (Saturday-Sunday)
August 28th, 29th (Saturday-Sunday)

September 
September 4th-6th (Saturday- Monday, Labor Day)
September 11th, 12th (Saturday-Sunday)
September 18th, 19th (Saturday-Sunday)
September 25th, 26th (Saturday-Sunday)
September 29th- October 3rd (Wednesday-Sunday)

October 
1st-31st (Wednesday-Sunday)

November 
November 3rd-21st (Wednesday-Sunday)

(Tour Closes November 21st  and reopens March 2022)

Call 870-861-5514 for tour time availability for your chosen date!

ZIP LINE RATE:  $89+tax per person

GROUP RATE:  Groups of 8 to 10 guests qualify for a $79+tax per person rate


BUFFALO RIVER CANOPY TOUR 

RISK AGREEMENT   |   PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY  |  BEFORE YOU ZIP  |  DIRECTIONS FROM PONCA

Buffalo River Foundation

Join us in supporting the Buffalo River Foundation's work to protect and preserve the water quality and timeless beauty of America's First National River