Greater Bentonville and Fayetteville

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139 mi 223 km

Rides

139 mi 223 km

Trails

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Intermediate Trails
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Hard Trails
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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.

Shops, Shuttles and Tours

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

Maps and 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.

Food and 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

T & T Diner Burgers!!! Yummmmy and great value!!
Wagon Wheel Country Cafe oh yea, the fried pickles are awesome !
Las Fajitas Great food and service! Try the chili Colorado!
Far East There Spicy Chicken is awesome.
Neal's Cafe The chicken fried steak is amazing. And huge!
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!!!
Monte Ne Inn Chicken The place is great, will be going back next year.
13849 E Highway 94, Rogers AR — (479) 631-3080
Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings Good food but pricey, especially their shakes.
Taqueria El Cunado Must get the carnitas tacos. Chorizo is good too!
Mandarin Bistro Definitely try the Dynamite Chicken. It's basically a sriracha cream sauce and just as delicious as you'd imagine that to be.
E San Massamun curry is nothing short of amazing! Enjoy with a Thai Tea.
Pattaya Thai Restaurant Yummy drunken noodle on the lunch special
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
Mama Tang Small Canton Styled Chinese Restaurant where food is plentiful , tasty and always cooked to order . No buffet here . We visit 3Xmonth .
Little Charly's Taqueria Burrito, sopes, tacos. Steak.
Schlotzsky's The original or turkey sandwich
China Cafe Best spicy Szechuan Chinese food. I have found in Arkansas . Great prices. Easy to make this place a regular Habit. Go once and you will go back.
Sunset Grill Chicken and waffles are awesome. Also the BBQ pulled pork omelette is amazing.
JJ's Grill On The Lake You can feel the dock moving. Don't get seasick! Just drink more.

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.
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Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
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Dry - Super fun trail. It was dry after raining a bit yesterday morning and raining 2 days ago as well.
15 days ago
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#2 The All-American
Bentonville, AR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
Update
Dry - Super fun trail. It was dry after raining a bit yesterday morning and raining 2 days ago as well.
15 days ago
2.9 mi 4.6 km
#3 Flo Ride
Bella Vista, AR
2.9 mi 4.6 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#4 Summit School
Bella Vista, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
Bella Vista, AR
6.7 mi 10.8 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
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Bethel Heights, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bethel Heights, AR
Unknown
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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
23 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km
#8 Scout Loop
Rogers, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Rogers, AR
Unknown
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0.5 mi 0.9 km
#9 Maximus
Rogers, AR
0.5 mi 0.9 km Rogers, AR
Unknown
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0.6 mi 1.0 km
#10 Backbone
Rogers, AR
0.6 mi 1.0 km Rogers, AR
Unknown
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Bella Vista, AR
4.0 mi 6.5 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#12 Spellbound
Farmington, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Farmington, AR
Unknown
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Bella Vista, AR
6.8 mi 11.0 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
5.8 mi 9.3 km
#14 War Eagle Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
5.8 mi 9.3 km Prairie Creek, AR
Unknown
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8.1 mi 13.0 km
#15 Little Clifty Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
8.1 mi 13.0 km Prairie Creek, AR
Unknown
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Prairie Creek, AR
3.5 mi 5.6 km Prairie Creek, AR
Unknown
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Eureka Springs, AR
3.1 mi 5.0 km Eureka Springs, AR
Unknown
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1.6 mi 2.6 km
#18 Rock City
Farmington, AR
1.6 mi 2.6 km Farmington, AR
Bad / Closed
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Rocky city trail is closed. No signage until you're at the top
4 days ago
Bella Vista, AR
8.5 mi 13.7 km Bella Vista, AR
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry - It rained a couple of days ago and yesterday morning. 90% dry.
15 days ago
0.4 mi 0.6 km
#20 Boo Boo
Bentonville, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bentonville, AR
All Clear
Update
Dry - Super fun trail. It was dry after raining a bit yesterday morning and raining 2 days ago as well.
15 days ago

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