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Greater Bentonville and Fayetteville

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145 mi 233 km of trail 8 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 52 Trails Intermediate Trails 35 Trails Hard Trails 3 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

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
Chick-fil-A I eat here too much :)
Smitty's Garage Not only are the burgers amazing and full of flavor, so are the bacon wrapped chili cheese dogs and the tacos!!
Zoës Kitchen The limeade is soooo good.
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!
Sassy's Red House Great food. Excellent BBQ and very pretty waitresses. :) the best green beans I have ever eaten.
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

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 - 82

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Bella Vista, AR
4.0 mi 6.5 km Bella Vista, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Mostly Dry: Muddy in some shaded areas. Easy to avoid.
37 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
Unknown
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18 
Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
18 
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#4 The All-American
Bentonville, AR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
21 
3.0 mi 4.8 km
#5 The Ledges
Bella Vista, AR
3.0 mi 4.8 km Bella Vista, AR
Unknown
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18 
0.8 mi 1.3 km
#6 Fireline
Bentonville, AR
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
13 
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#7 Schroen Train
Bentonville, AR
0.7 mi 1.2 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
12 
0.5 mi 0.8 km
#8 Rock Solid
Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.8 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
11 
0.3 mi 0.5 km
#9 Apple Turnover
Bentonville, AR
0.3 mi 0.5 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#10 Summit School
Bella Vista, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Bella Vista, AR
Unknown
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Bentonville, AR
1.5 mi 2.4 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
17 
8.1 mi 13.0 km
#12 Little Clifty Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
8.1 mi 13.0 km Prairie Creek, AR
All Clear
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Dry
25 days ago
17 
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#13 Spellbound
Farmington, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Farmington, AR
All Clear
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Some Mud
56 days ago
3.9 mi 6.3 km
#14 Oscar's Loop
Bentonville, AR
3.9 mi 6.3 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
10 
0.4 mi 0.6 km
#15 Boo Boo
Bentonville, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
14 
Bella Vista, AR
6.8 mi 10.9 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Dry - Beautiful conditions. Always lots of fun.
23 days ago
14 
2.0 mi 3.2 km
#17 Tatamagouche
Bentonville, AR
2.0 mi 3.2 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
17 
1.5 mi 2.5 km
#18 Medusa
Bentonville, AR
1.5 mi 2.5 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
17 
5.8 mi 9.3 km
#19 War Eagle Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
5.8 mi 9.3 km Prairie Creek, AR
All Clear
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Dry
25 days ago
1.1 mi 1.7 km
#20 Angus Chute
Bentonville, AR
1.1 mi 1.7 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Some soft spots but overall it’s grippy and ready for shred!
42 days ago
14 

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