Buffalo River Canyon
Arkansas Highway 7 reaches the summit of the Boston Mountains (elevation 2,169 ft.) at Scenic Point, south of Jasper. The panoramic 180 degree view of the Buffalo River Canyon provides photographers with an "Arkansas Natural".
Photo by Charles and Joann Jordan
the sign reads:
Buffalo River Canyon - Arkansas
The summit of Mt Judea in the Boston Range of the Ozarks is 2169 feet above Sea Level.
The Buffalo River flows from west to east 1414 feet below this point - making this the deepest canyon in the Ozarks.
it is also the largest - lost in this canyon are the finest canoe waters in wilderness America.
Missouri is visible 40 miles due north - west to east is 50 miles - area 1.3 million acres.
An Act of Congress in 1972 preserved the Buffalo River for all time.
This unused postcard is from 2005.