Buffalo Hills NA

  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Natural AreaNatural Area
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Hiking TrailHiking Trail
  • BoundaryBoundary
Things to do when you visit: 
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
    • Open Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack
  • Hunting
    • Deer,
    • Squirrel,
    • Turkey
  • Trails
    • Hiking

About this Area

Buffalo Hills NA

Buffalo Hills NA
Missouri Department of Conservation

Buffalo Hills Natural Area is a 486-acre tract about nine miles west of Goodman in McDonald County.

The land for this area was acquired in 1984.

The area is forested in oak, hickory, eastern red cedar, and other species native to this region.

A 340-acre portion has been designated as Buffalo Hills Natural Area. Natural Areas are formally established by the Missouri Natural Areas Committee and represent terrestrial or aquatic communities or geologic sites in a natural or nearly undisturbed state. Natural areas are permanently protected and managed to preserve these natural communities.

The Buffalo Hills Natural Area is characterized by old growth black oak with a heavy understory of dogwood. The boundaries of this area are marked with Natural Area signs.

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
From Goodman, take Route B west about 9 miles.
For more information call:
(417) 895-6880
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information