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140 mi 225 km of trail 8 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 51 Trails Intermediate Trails 34 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

Local Info

Home of the famous OZ Trails!

Visiting Tips

Northwest Arkansas is ride-able almost all year. Snow and cold is possible Dec-Feb. Late April is the most pleasant time in the spring while October can be spectacular for fall colors.

Food & Drink

Between Bentonville and Fayetteville there are hundreds of options for food and libations.

Recommended:

Bike Rack Brewing - great for post-ride beers.

The Pedaler's Pub - pizza and beer. Plus, The they offer discounts for group rides leaving from the pub...

Press Room Coffee - Serving coffee and espresso as well as breakfast and lunch.

The Hive - you'll be surrounded by art in this unique southern dining experience. Located in the 21c Museum Hotel.

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Taqueria Guanajuato Call at least 15 min. Before showing up if you want a to go order. ;) and if you want to chill and eat also a awesome place to go. LOVE IT!!!
Susan's Restaurant Susan keeps it Home Style and Fresh Daily . Can get Breakfast all Day . Try the Mexican omelette With Susans Salsa . Home Cut Fries and Patty Melt my Lunch favorite
Smitty's Garage Not only are the burgers amazing and full of flavor, so are the bacon wrapped chili cheese dogs and the tacos!!
Kosmos Spicy feta cheese dip is really good!
Einstein Bros Bagels Good breakfast sandwiches. A bit high for the fixed income folks like me.
Rick's Bakery sausage rolls and donuts. yum!
Lucky Luke's BBQ Best bbq in fayettville Arkansas.
Mojo's Pints & Pies The service is sllloooww
U.S. Pizza Co. Best pizza in Fayetteville. The spinach Alfredo is the best.
Theo's Calamari is the best in town!
Damgoode Pies Eat a stuffy and visit www.Facebook.com/RoughDraftz
Little Bread Company California turkey with a can of Blue Sky root beer.
A Taste of Thai Grab some Spring Rolls.
Hammontree's Grilled Cheese The Cheebacca is where it's at!
Hugo's Restaurant If you arrive and there's a line. Tough it out. It'll move fast and be worth it in the end.
The Depot - Arsaga's Coffee, Food & Libations Lavender syrup goes well with coffee. Who knew? Try it!
Chipotle Mexican Grill I love the barbacoa meat here!
Waffle House Wednesday is buy 1 waffle get 1 free
Powerhouse Seafood & Grill Great steaks. Always have mine blackened.
Geraldi's Good pizza and pasta, most reasonably priced Italian around. Try the calzone as well.

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

If you're looking for a guided trip, shuttle, or skills clinic be sure to check out the Slaughter Trail Guides .

Other Activities

Both Bentonville and Fayetteville offer plenty of activities and culture outside of riding.

Bentonville is home to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a must-do for anyone visiting the area.

Fayetteville has numerous amenities including 4,000 acres of parks and more than 40 miles of paved trails. Other highlights include an award-winning farmer's market, the Walton Arts Center and the Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks.

Maps & Guidebooks

Northwest Arkansas is THE place to go if you're a mountain biker and find yourself somewhere east of Tulsa and north of Little Rock. Home to two IMBA Ride Centers, Bentonville and Fayetteville are at the core of both new school flow and classic old school singletrack.

The best way to see Bentonville's 40-mile trail network is to ride The Slaughter Pen - Blowing Springs Tour, starting right from center of downtown.

Just down the road, Fayetteville offers more than 50 miles of riding for all skill levels, with multiple trail systems near the heart of downtown. Special rides the area are: Mt Kessler Full Tour and Mt Sequoyah Woods. Each of these rides feature backcountry experiences through the beauty of the Ozark Mountains.

Featured Rides in Greater Bentonville and Fayetteville - 8

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Trails in Greater Bentonville and Fayetteville - 79

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Bella Vista, AR
4.0 mi 6.5 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
97 days ago
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2.9 mi 4.6 km
#2 Flo Ride
Bella Vista, AR
2.9 mi 4.6 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Dry, Muddy: Just a few isolated mud puddles.
88 days ago
15 
Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Dry
35 days ago
16 
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#4 The All-American
Bentonville, AR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
19 
3.0 mi 4.8 km
#5 The Ledges
Bella Vista, AR
3.0 mi 4.8 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Dry
97 days ago
16 
0.5 mi 0.8 km
#6 Rock Solid
Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.8 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#7 Fireline
Bentonville, AR
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
10 
0.3 mi 0.5 km
#8 Apple Turnover
Bentonville, AR
0.3 mi 0.5 km Bentonville, AR
Unknown
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Bentonville, AR
1.5 mi 2.4 km Bentonville, AR
Unknown
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16 
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#10 Summit School
Bella Vista, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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9 days ago
Bella Vista, AR
6.8 mi 10.9 km Bella Vista, AR
Unknown
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14 
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#12 Schroen Train
Bentonville, AR
0.7 mi 1.2 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#13 Spellbound
Farmington, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Farmington, AR
Unknown
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0.4 mi 0.6 km
#14 Boo Boo
Bentonville, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
13 
3.9 mi 6.3 km
#15 Oscar's Loop
Bentonville, AR
3.9 mi 6.3 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy
67 days ago
1.6 mi 2.6 km
#16 Rock City
Farmington, AR
1.6 mi 2.6 km Farmington, AR
Bad / Closed
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81 days ago
Bella Vista, AR
6.8 mi 11.0 km Bella Vista, AR
Unknown
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5.8 mi 9.3 km
#18 War Eagle Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
5.8 mi 9.3 km Prairie Creek, AR
Unknown
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Eureka Springs, AR
3.1 mi 5.0 km Eureka Springs, AR
All Clear
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Dry
75 days ago
2.0 mi 3.2 km
#20 Tatamagouche
Bentonville, AR
2.0 mi 3.2 km Bentonville, AR
Unknown
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