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Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch

· Jasper, Newton, Arkansas
2500 acres hosted by Donny S.
40 RV/tent sites
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Donny is a Star Host
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Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
With a lifetime of love for the Ozarks Donny is anxious to share this unique opportunity to experience true wilderness with you. The trails are maintained with respect for the natural growth and inhabitants of the area. You may encounter wild elk and deer. Of course, visiting the property's herd of buffalo is a must. Your camping fees entitle you to hike the trail system. We also offer motorized recreation if you bring your 4 wheeler, side by side, Jeep, dirt bike or bicycle. Additional fees apply to wheeled trail recreation.Over 3000 acres of spectacular wilderness with over 50 miles of trails to hike or ride. One of a kind waterfall and cliff side camping is available, BUT YOU NEED A TRAIL READY VEHICLE TO GET TO THEM!   When you book on Hipcamp you will absolutely have a camp site. If there is a specific site you want you must book it on our website.   The Hipcamp sites are a first come first pick from sites that are available when you arrive. You can reserve specific sites on our website.  There are beautiful sites that you can reach with your daily driver and then hike to see the sites. Individuals, Groups and Events welcome. Camping is $15 per person or $50 per family per night. If you accidentally book your reservation for only one person per night and you arrive with additional people, you will be required to pay the additional fees at check in. Campsite selection is first come first serve. Exploring the trails on foot is included. Hiking and climbing is included in your camping fee. There are 3 trail heads that you can drive most vehicles to and then hike in to the special features.  Accessing the trail system in your vehicle will cost you additional fees upon arrival. Your vehicle must be truly TRAIL READY.  If your vehicle is not truly trail ready you should not drive it on the trails. If you get stuck you will incur additional fees and inconvenience to get it out again. If you bring a trail ready vehicle and want to explore the trails there are ADDITIONAL FEES that can be handled when you arrive.  2 wheeled vehicles = $20 per rider 4 wheeled vehicles - $30 per driver.  On Trail Passengers are an additional $10 each. In addition to camping we also offer recreational riding on your ATV, Side by Side, Jeep, dirt bike or bicycle for an extra fee. We have 3000 acres and over 50 miles of scenic trails through pristine wilderness.  There are additional fees for riding your recreational vehicle. Hiking the property is included in your camping fees.   Wheeled recreation is additional.  MANY campsites require TRAIL READY VEHICLES such as trucks or 4 wheel drive transportation or you can HIKE TO THE SITE.  There are many sites that you can park your normal 2 wheel drive passenger vehicle at. Specialty sites can be reserved on our website and require Trail Ready Vehicles and Trail Usage Fees to access. If you bring it in you need to take it out with you. This includes ALL trash. BRING IT IN...TAKE IT OUT!  No exceptions.
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208 ratings · 154 reviews
Vihaan K.recommends
June 5, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
I stayed in the meadowview pines camp ground and it was absolutely stunning. You can see a large portion of the pastures and mountains in the area, and there are a number of campsites that are well maintained. Outhouse is located close by if needed and I was on a cruiser motorcycle and was able to easily access it. For those on cruisers the only thing to keep in mind is to get to the property you need to go on a gravelish path for around 4ish miles, but it’s totally worth it.
Matt E.
June 4, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
Place was clean and everyone was nice. Only down side is, if you're tent camping, beware that they allow generators to be ran all night. RVers pulled into camp about 10:30pm and fired up their generator that obviously had no muffler. It absolutely ruined the experience of an otherwise beautiful and peaceful place. The attendant at the office did offer for us to move to another site but it was too much trouble to move the whole camp and we only had 1 night left on the ranch so we just dealt with it. Outside of that, place was nice
Amanda P.recommends
May 31, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
We had an amazing experience at Buffalo Rider. There are sites for those with ATVS and more secluded sites for those who just want to camp. The views are incredible. The owner, Stephanie, was so helpful and accommodating. We had to change our dates because of weather and there was no issue. She made me feel so at ease and understood. We had a lot of younger kids with us and there was plenty for them to do. Everyone (including people on the ATVs) were very respectful. We can’t wait to come back.
Ray A.recommends
May 29, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
Memorial Day weekend camping
I had such an amazing experience here last Memorial Day that I decided to invite a couple of veterans to join me this year. Thank you for providing such an amazing relaxing space with some great views. Until next time Ray 😎🤙🏽
Miles G.
May 28, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
Great for UTVs and 4-wheelers!
Overall good site. Wasn’t really sure what we were going to get and was told we would be able to reach the site with awd before arriving. Upon arrival the lady working at the front immediately looked at my Subaru outback and told me it would not be able to handle the trail. Would’ve liked to at least give it a try. Didn’t see any buffalo unfortunately.
Isaac G.recommends
May 27, 2024
Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch
Had the greatest experience, the hosts were absolutely amazing. The views alone would make me come back again. I recommend renting an off-road vehicle if you don’t have one, so many trails i want to try on my next visit!
Jasper, Newton, Arkansas, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of 𐓏𐒰𐓓𐒰𐓓𐒷 𐒼𐓂𐓊𐒻 𐓆𐒻𐒿𐒷 𐓀𐒰^𐓓𐒰^(Osage), O-ga-xpa Ma-zhoⁿ (O-ga-xpa) (Quapaw), Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, and Caddo First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Donny S.Joined in September 2018
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