The Gilbert General Store est. 1901 is on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Gilbert Store is now the home of Buffalo Camping and Canoeing a registered concessionaire on the Buffalo National River.
Our front porch is an excellent place to relax and enjoy the company of a fellow traveler or one of our colorful locals. Inside, you can explore the history of Gilbert and nearby areas. We are a living and working museum, feel free to take a look at the original post office boxes, our arrowhead collection, and other nick-knacks we have collected over the years. Have a seat in a rocking chair and enjoy an ice-cold coke from a glass bottle the way it was meant to be enjoyed. While you are in the store, ask us about a cabin or a canoe trip to add to your adventure. Even if you don't have time for a trip on the river or a stay with us come by and see us. We are a short 3 miles off the beaten track. (Hwy 65)
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Every Saturday afternoon Ben's Place is open throughout the summer with local bands and delicious food! Call us for dates and more info! Don't forget about our awesome merchandise in the store! We have all sizes!