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Mt Sequoyah Woods

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Trail

5.1 mile 8.2 kilometer loop
100% Singletrack
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Elevation

Ascent: 580' 177 m
Descent: -583' -178 m
High: 1,638' 499 m
Low: 1,298' 396 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Commune with nature on this classic woods loop.

Leslie Kehmeier

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Currently the northbound section at the top near the skyline connector junction is off limits due to fires on the landowner's property.

Overview

Mt Sequoyah Woods is a great place to commune with nature in the heart of Fayetteville. The ride is a straightfoward loop ride best enjoyed clockwise, minimizing the climb and maximizing a longer descent.

Need to Know

Mt Sequoyah Woods has a beautiful pavillion accessed from the main parking area. The structure was built and installed without the use of machines. It's a great place for a post-ride snack or picnic.

Description

Starting at the main parking area behind the park kiosk, bear left to ride Mt Sequoyah clockwise. You'll immediately be pedaling through dense hardwood forest uphill.

It's a steady pedal for a bit with a few punchy, steep switchbacks. As you near the top of the climb, the grade lessens and the tree canopy opens. Stay right (straight) at an established intersection to continue the loop. This is where the trail is accessed by the Skyline entrance.

From here the descent begins, steep and fast at first. The trail becomes slighty more technical with a few rocks and roots to navigate.

The last two-thirds of the descent are a mix of short climbs and long mellow downhills that wind their way through the forest back to the start of the ride.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed, History & Background

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Apr 18, 2020
Ben Johnson
Dec 9, 2019
Mark Moellers
Several stretches too wet to ride 5.1mi
Aug 4, 2019
Priscilla Haughey
First time at this trail and had a great ride! LOVED: some challenges, some mud DISLIKED: Snake crossing, tree trunk down 2.5mi — 1h 00m
Dec 27, 2018
steve rogers
hard climb or steeper than expected at the beginning 1.5 mile. But after getting to the top it is a great run 5mi — 1h 00m
Sep 25, 2018
Sam Drizner
Much harder than expected. Should’ve checked the trail rating. Not very beginner friendly. Beautiful scenery nonetheless. Careful for surprises! 5.1mi
Sep 9, 2018
Andreas Kleveland
confusing at peak altitude. will need to come back. ended up being directed back the way I came.
Sep 7, 2018
Mark Pickett
6mi — 0h 52m
Jul 28, 2018
C Andrew Buchner
Dry, 66 degrees 6.6mi

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  3.7 from 27 votes

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  3.7 from 27 votes
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#12

in Arkansas

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A nice little section of cedars on the Mt Sequoyah Woods loop.
May 21, 2014 near Fayette…, AR
You'll encounter all sorts of trail users on the Mt Sequoya Woods loop.
May 21, 2014 near Fayette…, AR
Top of the long climb
Nov 20, 2017 near Fayette…, AR
No Trespassing sign on Parcel Number 765-14365-000.
Sep 30, 2018 near Fayette…, AR

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