Whether you’re ripping through the woods on ribbons of singletrack or flying over a tabletop at a jump park, riders of all skill levels will find plenty of action on Northwest Arkansas’ nationally known bike trails. For comprehensive trail info, visit nwatrails.org and oztrailsnwa.com.
Slaughter Pen – Bentonville
This mountain biking park features more than 20 miles of singletrack, a free-ride park for tricks, and 16 skinny Northshore log rides. Considered easy to moderate to navigate, the trails run through forested and rocky hillsides. Visit nwatrails.org or click here for more info.
Blowing Springs Trails – Bella Vista
About six miles of singletrack and spectacular scenic views are on tap at Blowing Springs. Dotted with caves, waterfalls, springs and cliff riding, this trail is accessible to amateurs with challenges for seasoned riders. Great for hikers, mountain bikers and trail runners alike. Visit nwatrails.org or click here for more info.
The Railyard Bike Park – Rogers
One of the only bike jump courses in this part of the country, The Railyard opened in Rogers in Fall 2015. The bike park connects to the Lake Atalanta trail system and features wall rides, whale tails, concrete lips and more. It accommodates all kinds of bicycles and riders of every skill level. More info at rogersar.gov.
Mount Kessler Greenway – Fayetteville
One of the best hidden treasures in Fayetteville, this unique and rocky trail system meanders through an urban forest in southwest Fayetteville. Weave your way through the tricky terrain with big boulders and rock gardens before climbing to singletrack. Mountain bikers, hikers and runners can’t stay away from this exciting adventure destination! Visit nwatrails.org or click here for more info.
Lake Leatherwood – Eureka Springs
With one of the most aggressive downhill bike trails in the region, Lake Leatherwood Trails serve up adventure at every turn with lots of short climbs, ridge-line flows, technical rock drops, and great lake views. The system includes approx. 25 miles of multi-use trails amongst a 1600-acre park within the city limits of Eureka Springs, and offers opportunities for all skill levels. Visit eurekaspringstrails.com for more info.