Uncle Sam’s has the goods to put you in the woods.

Uncle Sam’s Safari Outfitters in the Evelyn Hills shopping center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been supplying military surplus, camping gear, outdoor sporting equipment, and casual clothing to the people of Northwest Arkansas for thirty years. Locally owned and operated since 1982, Uncle Sam’s carries what you need for backpacking, biking, rock climbing, hiking, camping, caving, and all your outdoor adventures.

From the boots, shoes, and highly functional clothing to keep you comfortable on the trail and in the woods, to the specialized gear you need for campfire cooking, to hammocks, sleeping bags, and air mattresses that let you get a good night’s sleep outdoors, Uncle Sam’s has what you need. Guide books for hikers, crash pads for climbers, duffels and packs for travelers – we’ve got you covered.

Visit our store in Evelyn Hills for excellent selection, expert service, and great prices. Get to know us on Facebook and Twitter, too, and sign up for our newsletter so you’ll always know what’s new, what’s coming up, and what’s on sale.

We also feature military surplus:

  • durable, economical tools
  • tents, packs, jackets
  • MREs
  • Camouflage
  • ammo boxes
  • sharp European surplus bags
  • medals


We have the very best selection of military surplus gear in Northwest Arkansas.

Don’t see it listed?

We stock too many great brands and items to list them all, so don’t hesitate to call us at 479-521-7779 to ask for your favorite gear.


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What’s the Best Way to Purify Water?

Gideon : May 29, 2015 8:00 am : What's New
You may have seen videos of some seasoned woodsman or survivalist who filters dirty water through a bandana or drinks water through a straw and a cigarette filter from a sinister looking puddle. Not only are these worst case scenarios for water filtration, they do absolutely nothing to purify the water. Drinking contaminated water without purifying it can be extremely dangerous. So what’s the best way to purify water? People more »

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Don’t Be Afraid of Sodium

Gideon : May 27, 2015 8:00 am : What's New
We sell a lot of freeze-dried backpacking meals. They’re great lightweight food options that don’t take up a lot of space. As with any food, people like to check the nutritional facts on the back of these freeze-dried meals. Their eyes will dart back and forth like a typewriter and then, after a few seconds, an eyebrow peaks and they say, “Hmph, sure has a lot of sodium!” It’s true more »

We carry your favorite brands:

Nativ Fayettechill Ka-Bar Kershaw Benchmade Thermarest Royal Robbins White Sierra Metolius Princeton Tec Deuter TravelChair Jetboil Grace Digital Eagle Nest Outfitters Grand Trunk MSR Outdoor Research Terramar Nalgene Salomon Point 6 Camelbak Petzl Gibbon Carhartt Teva Sierra Designs – seek adventure Marmot Hi-Tec

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