We are open daily and excited to have you come visit us!
Wonder awaits! Come for the day or stay and camp!
Over 2500 acres of spectacular dirt and dual sport riding in a pristine natural area.
One of a kind waterfall and cliff side camping.
Individuals, Groups and Events welcome.
Adjoins Buffalo National River Park & The Sweden Creek Natural Area.
Most people bring their own off road vehicles and many come to hike and camp.
Dirt Bikes, ATVs, Side X Sides & Jeeps
Hikers, Climbers, Campers & Outdoor Adventurers
Day Usage and Overnight Opportunities
Currently Open Most Days Year Round
Events and Appointments
Weddings and Receptions
The Ranch is ALSO OPEN for normal Day Use and Camping on the race weekend – November 2nd and 3rd.
Do you know how big the Wilderness Rider Ranch is?
Well…it this map should help you get a better idea.
Delighted to announce that we are hosting our first race at the ranch! The AHSCS Thundering Bison Hare Scramble this coming weekend.
You don’t want to miss the great racing action or the FALL COLORS!
The trees are starting to light up! This weekend looks like it could be the peak of color.
There will be plenty of action and room for everyone this coming weekend!
The trails are still open for day riding and there are plenty of campsites available too.
Racers have a special designated area for all practice, racing and camping.
So, don’t worry about racers crossing the park trails while you are out exploring the wilderness.
And, racers…don’t worry about being hit or held up by day riders while you are racing on the course.
The ranch will be open to the general public for day riding and camping just like every other weekend.
PUBLIC IS WELCOME
Bring your own off road vehicle to explore over 2500 acres of trails, waterfalls, creeks and more. You can even drive by the herd of Buffalo.
The terrain varies from mild to wild with meandering wooded trails, stunning overlooks, waterfalls, rocky inclines, plenty of elevation changes, natural springs, beautiful creeks, and of course, some mud.
Motorized Option 1: Bring your own motorized vehicle
Day Rate is $30 per ATV, JEEP, Side by Side or 4 Wheeler (this includes the fee for the rider/driver)
Additional people in the same vehicle are just $10 per passenger
Day Rate is $20 per Dirt Bike, Mountain Bike or Fat Tire Bike
We provide a great place to ride, but if you don’t have an off road vehicle to recreate with we have an answer for that too!
Motorized OPTION 2: PRIVATE SCENIC GUIDED TOURS
Explore the pristine wilderness of The Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch in a tour customized for you. Many features can be seen from the comfort of our 6 seat Yamaha Viking Side x Side. These tours are ideal for most ages and mobility levels. They can be tailored for more adventurous travelers and include short hikes to special features or can be entirely motorized for those with mobility issues who still want to experience the magic of being deep in the Ozark Wilderness.
While the tour vehicle holds up to 5 passengers if you book the tour the extra spaces will not be filled with additional guests. This will a private experience for your group only.
Motorized OPTION 3: 6 seat 2019 Yamaha Viking Side x Side
On site and ready for you to rent 7 days a week. The rental rates on these vehicles include your ranch day fees.
Motorized Option 4: 4 Seat Razor 1000 and Single seat ACE RENTALS
Buffalo River ATV Rentals is a SEPARATE COMPANY that will bring a rental unit out to the ranch for you to ride on weekends only.
You will pay Buffalo River ATV Rentals for the rental fees and then there will be ranch day fees when you get to the ranch.
You must reserve these vehicles IN ADVANCE separately through www.buffaloriveratvrentals.com.
Buffalo River ATV Rentals can rent you a 4 seat Polaris Razor or a single passenger Polaris Ace. Both have four wheel drive and are very trail capable.
Camping is $15 per person
Family camping is available for $40 and includes 2 adults and up to 3 Children under 15 years
Additional children are just $5 each
There are unique campsites available for individuals, small groups and large groups.
Campsites are available on a first come basis.
Camping fees do not include motorized recreation on the property.
Camping fees do give you access to hike the park.
You will be able to drive your RV or vehicle with gear to a campsite (many campsites are accessible by vehicle). If you drive a Jeep you will need to pay Day Use Recreation Fees.
If you have special requests please contact Donny or Lynn by telephone. 832-474-2990, 832-527-2774
Hiking Day Rate is $10 per person
MULTI DAY SPECIAL
When you pay for two or more consecutive Motorized Day Use Fees your camping for the night/nights in between are complimentary.
The Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch and OHV Adventure Park
Physical location: On Newton County 9 just 4 miles south of Hwy 21.
YOUR GPS IS LIKELY TO GET YOU LOST!
Use GOOGLE MAPS and search for The Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch.
Google will bring you right to our gate.
Do NOT use our mailing address in your GPS
Here are our coordinates, but be sure to come in off of Hwy 21 about 6 miles East of Kingston. If you use GPS coordinates from anywhere south it will bring you in UNPASSABLE ROADS!
Our Location: N35.90526 W93.455791
The easiest and most accurate way is to Google Wilderness Rider Buffalo Ranch and Google Maps will bring you straight to us.