Smoking: Cabins smoke free, recepticals outside.

Pets: Yes, $10 per pet per night.

Minimums: 2 Days except off season -- call

Cash or check only

Buffalo Benjamin's

(Sleeps 10)
Rates: $395 per night

River Cabins

(sleeps 7 )
Rates: $330 per night

Caroline Cottage
(Sleeps 8)
Rates: $310 per night

Mother Moore's House
(Sleeps 10)
Rates: $310 per night

Haley's House
(sleeps 6)
Rates: $180

Gilbert Cabins:             
(sleep 4)
Rates: $109

Visa & Mastercard to reserve lodging

14 day advance notice cancellation policy before
11 AM  

$20 cancellation fee


Map & Directions

Visit our website for more pictures and information.

We offer complete lodging and floating services. Our cabins and homes are all within walking distance of the Buffalo River in the historic mining town of Gilbert, Arkansas. 

The setting is perfect for a small family getaway, our cabins range in size from ideal for 4 to a large cabin that sleeps 10. .

Our lodging is  ideal for corporate retreats and family reunions.  Fully equipped.

Our offices are located in the historic Gilbert Store. The store has the supplies and food you will need for your trip. It is the base of operations for our floating and lodging services.

Phone: (870) 439-2888
Website: http://gilbertstore.com
Email gilbertriverfun@gmail.com
GPS: 35.988842,-92.715715
Map & Directions

Buffalo River Camping & Canoeing


Buffalo National River
Highway 65 Corridor
Middle River Area

Plan Your Trips with Itinerary Builder

The destinations below are linked to directions maps, and expanded explantions of the destinations themselves. The travel times and distances listed below are from the Buffalo River Camping & Canoeing. To create a map and directions from the cabin to the destination, copy and paste the GPS coordinates
35.988842,-92.715715 into the empty box on the mapping page and click on "get directions".

Grinders Ferry

GPS: 35.98419, -92.74501  (5 miles, 11 mins)
Grinders Ferry is an oustanding swimming hole, and in the middle of a popular area for fishermen. It has parking and toilets. It is on the southeast side of the Buffalo River where it is crossed by Highway 65. It is well marked and easy to see from the bridge. It is between Gilbert and Marshall near Tyler Bend.

Middle River Hiking Trails at Tyler Bend

The link above is to a brochure for 7 hiking trails near the Tyler Bend Visitor Center (5), Wollum (1), and Gilbert (1).. Visitors will want to at least check out the trails near the visitor center and the olld Gilbert Railroad Trail in Gilbert. The Tyler Bend Visitor Center itself is an oustanding facility with exhiibits, a small store,  ranger programs, and films.


GPS:  35.906885, -92.631179  (15 miles, 24 mins)
Marshall is a small town with a few places to eat, some interesting small flea-market shops, hardware store, banks, and a grocery store. It has a post office and a small airport.


Gilbert is an interesting old river town dating back to boom times. It has a historic store and fountain, and a floating business running out of the store.
Gilbert Log Cabin
Inside the Old Gilbert Store
Canoeists at Buffalo River Camping & Canoeing


Rental Rates Per Day

Canoe  $45.00

Kayak   $40.00

Rafts     $25.00 per person, 4 min.
Rafting the Buffalo National River
Gilbert, AR,  Our Home
Buffalo National River near Gilbert, AR
Shuttle Bus and Canoes
Buffalo National River at Gilbert, AR