Fort Buhlow Red River Boat Ramp 1

Fort Buhlow Red River Boat Ramp 1

Located on the Red River, the Fort Buhlow Recreation Area and Boat Ramp offers visitors a wide array of amenities to enjoy. With a three-lane boat launch and dock, it’s the perfect spot for boating enthusiasts to explore the river. For those looking for on-land activities, there are three picnic shelters with tables, hiking trails, a cross country course, playground, and playfield. The area also features an access road, parking spaces, three comfort stations, roads, and a water fountain. Sporting events are well-catered for with bleachers, a lighted ballfield complete with a scoreboard, and a concession stand with a press box. Several parking lots are available, and there are grills and trash receptacles scattered throughout the area. With so much to do, Fort Buhlow Recreation Area and Boat Ramp is sure to delight families, groups, and individuals alike.


From Alexandria, cross the CurtisColeman Bridge (formerly the O.K. Allen Bridge) US 71 & 165 and proceed north for 1.0 mile, turn left on road immediately north of state weigh station identified by Highway sign as Ft. Buhlow Recreation Area. Stay on said road a distance of 1.0 mile, turn right onto entry of recreation area.

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