Buffalo River 2021

Quick Facts

When: June 27-July 3rd, 2021

Where: Buffalo River National Park

What: 6-night canoe trip

Trip Leader: Logan

Itinerary

Sunday, June 27:

  • Depart from Annex, drive to Buffalo River

  • Camp at Tyler Bend Campground

Monday, June 28:

  • Depart Tyler Bend

  • Canoe 15 miles to arrive at camp

Tuesday, June 29:

  • Canoe 15 miles to arrive at camp

Wednesday, June 30:

  • Down day

Thursday, July 1:

  • Canoe 15 miles to arrive at camp

Friday, July 2:

  • Canoe 15 miles to arrive at camp

  • Camp at Buffalo Point Campground

Saturday, July 3:

  • Depart Buffalo Point and return to Austin

Meal Plan

Sunday, June 27:

  • Breakfast: come fed

  • Lunch: Pesto Croissant sandwiches

  • Dinner: Logan's Burritos

Monday, June 28:

  • Breakfast: Pancakes and Sausage

  • Lunch: personal on the river

  • Dinner: personal on the river

Tuesday, June 29:

  • Breakfast: personal on the river

  • Lunch: personal on the river

  • Dinner: personal on the river

Wednesday, June 30:

  • Breakfast: personal on the river

  • Lunch: personal on the river

  • Dinner: personal on the river

  • Dessert: S'Mores

Thursday, July 1:

  • Breakfast: personal on the river

  • Lunch: personal on the river

  • Dinner: personal on the river

Friday, July 2:

  • Breakfast: personal on the river

  • Lunch: personal on the river

  • Dinner: Chili Mac and cream corn

  • Dessert: Pudding

Saturday, July 3:

  • Breakfast: breakfast tacos, orange juice

  • Lunch: sandwiches

HeadCount

Attending youth:

  • Christina

  • Grant K

  • Grant D

  • Sam

  • Logan

  • Katy

  • Mikey

Attending adults:

  • Steve

  • Jill

  • Sabrina

  • Joe

Canoe Partners

Sam - Mikey

Grant D - Katy

Grant K - Ian

Logan - Christina

Joe - Steve

Jill - Sabrina

Kristen

Car Plan

Joe or Sabrina car- 4

Steve's car - 5

Jill's car - 5

Contingency plan

Brian Bowlin will alert the authorities if we do not contact him when we should get off of the river.

Budget Plan

The estimated cost per person is $80.00.

To-Do

  • Meal plan

    • who is buying food

    • who is preparing food

    • who is gather food prep equipment

  • Canoe partners

  • Car plan

  • Itinerary

  • Float Plan

    • (need to record where along the river we plan to end every night using standard Buffalo River mileage)

    • where are potential emergency exits?

    • what are the flow rates in which we will not float?

    • who is responsible for checking weather and flow rates?

  • Where are we staying when not on the river?

  • Contingency plan

  • Budget plan

  • Training