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252 mi 405 km of trail 7 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 99 Trails Intermediate Trails 61 Trails Hard Trails 10 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.

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 - 7

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4.0 mi 6.5 km #1 Blowing Springs Loop
Bella Vista, AR
4.0 mi 6.5 km Bella Vista, AR
Minor Issues
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Some Mud - A bit muddy but doesn't really stick. Rocks/stone slabs on trail are very slick.
5 days ago
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0.2 mi 0.3 km #2 Downhill Flow Trail
Bentonville, AR
0.2 mi 0.3 km Bentonville, AR
Bad / Closed
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closed for construction.
5 days ago
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #3 The All-American
Bentonville, AR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
30 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #4 The Ledges
Bella Vista, AR
3.0 mi 4.8 km Bella Vista, AR
Unknown
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2.9 mi 4.6 km #5 Flo Ride
Bella Vista, AR
2.9 mi 4.6 km Bella Vista, AR
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Great shape considering the 4+ inches of rain in the past week.
16 days ago
21 
8.1 mi 13.0 km #6 Little Clifty Loop
Prairie Creek, AR
8.1 mi 13.0 km Prairie Creek, AR
Unknown
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30 
3.0 mi 4.9 km #7 Best Trail Ever
Bethel Heights, AR
3.0 mi 4.9 km Bethel Heights, AR
Minor Issues
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Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Still a tree down
64 days ago
20 
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8 Fireline
Bentonville, AR
0.8 mi 1.3 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
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0.4 mi 0.6 km #9 Boo Boo
Bentonville, AR
0.4 mi 0.6 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
21 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10 Schroen Train
Bentonville, AR
0.7 mi 1.2 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
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3.9 mi 6.3 km #11 Oscar's Loop
Bentonville, AR
3.9 mi 6.3 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #12 Spellbound
Farmington, AR
1.4 mi 2.3 km Farmington, AR
Unknown
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1.5 mi 2.5 km #13 Medusa
Bentonville, AR
1.5 mi 2.5 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
24 
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14 Apple Turnover
Bentonville, AR
0.3 mi 0.5 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
2.0 mi 3.2 km #15 Tatamagouche
Bentonville, AR
2.0 mi 3.2 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
23 
1.5 mi 2.4 km #16 Armadillo's Last Stand
Bentonville, AR
1.5 mi 2.4 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
18 
0.6 mi 1.0 km #17 Coyote Cave
Bethel Heights, AR
0.6 mi 1.0 km Bethel Heights, AR
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
64 days ago
11 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #18 Angus Chute
Bentonville, AR
1.1 mi 1.7 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
19 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #19 Tristan's Trail
Bentonville, AR
1.1 mi 1.8 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
0.5 mi 0.8 km #20 Rock Solid
Bentonville, AR
0.5 mi 0.8 km Bentonville, AR
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Recent rain, more to come
37 days ago
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