Buffalo River Resort

Buffalo River Resort features hiking, tubing, kayaking, canoeing  horseback riding and other fun right on the river. Canoes, kayaks and inner tubes are available to rent. Trips down the picturesque Buffalo River range from 5 miles to 8 miles.

For those who want to getaway from the hustle and bustle, 80 primitive campsites, 30 RV hookups and four cabins are also available. Not named for buffalo that roam across the prairie, the flowing river is named for the Buffalo fish which was abundant when the first European settlers arrived.


Latitude: 35.7137 Longitude: -87.7967 Elevation: 463 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Michelle Lacewell

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

5, 8 and 25 mile overnight floats are available with canoes, kayaks, inflatables and rafts. 

Lodging, camping and RV hookups are also available without watercraft rental.

Event space is available on the waterfront, with experienced staff to help with the event. 

Eco-Friendly Notes

Buffalo River Resort partners with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) during the year to offer river clean-up days. Participants get a free canoe rental, BBQ lunch and half off camping.

ADA Accessibility Notes

Call ahead for details.

Pet Friendly Notes

Dogs may accompany owners on canoes only by request.

Leave a Comment