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      Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the best trail areas in the nation. The region covers parts of the iconic Ozarks of Arkansas in the north as well as the famous River Valley down in the South.

      The Northwest Arkansas region Includes the following Counties:

      Benton County
      Washington County
      Boone County
      Carol County
      Crawford County
      Franklin County
      Johnson County
      Logan County
      Madison County
      Newton County
      Pope County
      Scott County
      Sebastian County
      Yell County.
      Region Details
      • 64
      • 248
      • 268
      • 329
      • 140
      • 20
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,215
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,070
      Trails E-Bike
      979
      Trails Horse
      70
      Trails Hike
      1,115
      Trails Trail Running
      1,107
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails Observed Trials
      11
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      18
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Total Distance
      1,206 mile
      Total Descent
      142,634 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,450 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,745 ft
      Reports
      17,150
      Photos
      2,535
      Ridden Counter
      660,019

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Remy Metailler & Ryan Rodriguez Chase Rock Features In Bentonville
      Jun 8, 2023 from pinkbike.com
      Remy went to check out the huge investment that has gone into building trails in Arkansas.... courtesy of Walmart.

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Slaughter Pen Trails 32 54 17 4
      Coler Mountain Bike Preserve 14 15 7 5
      Blowing Springs 7 22 6 1
      Lake Atalanta 9 10 8
      Passion Play 11 11 9 2
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      Popular Northwest Arkansas Mountain Biking Trails

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      All-American
      Slaughter Pen
      All-American
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      All-American
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Moo Moo
      Bentonville
      Choo Choo
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      All-American
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Fire Line
      Coler Mountain Bike Preserve
      Black Apple Creek
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Boo Boo
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Thunder Dome
      Coler Mountain Bike Preserve
      Rocking Horse
      Slaughter Pen
      Jesse's Last Stand
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Seed Tick Shuffle
      Slaughter Pen Trails
      Rotten to the Core
      Park Spring Park
      Highway to Heaven
      Slaughter Pen Trails

      Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike Routes

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      Mt Nebo by Jackalope Cycling
      Mount Nebo State Park - Monument Trails
      18 miles
      RVOORC: Spring Lake with Barber Ridge Climb
      Russellville
      23 miles
      Beginner Route - Slaughter Pen
      Bentonville
      5 miles
      The Total Package - BKXC Route
      Mount Nebo State Park - Monument Trails
      14 miles
      Blowing Springs Loop
      Blowing Springs
      4 miles
      The In and Out Loop
      Centennial Park at Millsap Mountain
      5 miles
      Wet Weather Route - Back 40 - Bella Vista
      Back 40
      7 miles
      Coler Wet Weather Route
      Coler Mountain Bike Preserve
      7 miles
      100 Mile - Big Sugar Gravel 2023
      Slaughter Pen
      104 miles
      Devil's Den Greatest Hits
      Winslow
      10 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 132 rides
      Past Week
      • 972 rides

      Photos of Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike

      71 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 7:19pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      60 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 7:16pm
      Oct 4, 2020
      356 |
      May 28, 2020 @ 6:06am
      May 28, 2020
      trail: The Boneyard
      1,067 |
      Dec 20, 2019 @ 8:24pm
      Dec 20, 2019
      428 |
      Mar 19, 2019 @ 12:25pm
      Mar 19, 2019
      trail: The Boneyard
      1,121 |
      Nov 20, 2018 @ 5:31pm
      Nov 20, 2018
      | 1 comments
      trail: Billy Epic
      343 |
      Aug 18, 2017 @ 8:33pm
      Aug 18, 2017
      trail: Billy Epic
      418 |
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 6:04pm
      Aug 14, 2017

      Videos of Northwest Arkansas Mountain Bike

      | Jan 16, 2024
      Mad Hatter
      490 | Sep 20, 2023
      Novella OTB
      | Aug 4, 2023
      Novella Crash
      | Aug 4, 2023
      17 | Jun 6, 2023
      270 attempt in Bentonville
      84 | May 28, 2023
      Bentonville Boneyard
      166 | May 1, 2023
      Gilbert @ 10 hitting his biggest drop yet!
      trail: Air-Raid
      221 | Apr 22, 2023

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Tango Whiskey
      Little Sugar
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 9:17am
      2 days
      Freeze/thaw CycleEarthpigLong stretches of mud as of 2/19/24
      Fire Line
      Coler Mountain Bike Preserve
      Feb 8, 2024 @ 2:44pm
      Feb 8, 2024
      DryKyleF3i4tpClosed for trail work

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      Bwilmswishlisttrailactivity #49391413
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 4:34pm
      8 hours
      mashcraftaddreportactivity #49390491
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 1:44pm
      11 hours
      lpbeaudoinwishlistregionactivity #49390279
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 1:09pm
      11 hours
      lpbeaudoinwishlistregionactivity #49390245
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 1:03pm
      11 hours
      av8tor02wishlisttrailactivity #49389991
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 12:18pm
      12 hours

      Recent Comments

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      thecyclingstoretrailMedievalAs mentioned by @protijy, the trail info is...
      Feb 13, 2024 @ 6:36pm
      Feb 13, 2024
      frgibsonreportWestern DonOne tree down midway, 2nd just north of...
      Feb 13, 2024 @ 6:12pm
      Feb 13, 2024
      MancandletrailTraffic BusterSecret Tunnel just keep going
      Feb 13, 2024 @ 11:57am
      Feb 13, 2024
      jgracetrailSunrise VistaAwesome little trail. Not marked yet. But a...
      Feb 10, 2024 @ 4:01pm
      Feb 10, 2024
      tdeemsreportTunnel VisionSection around intersection of Chelsea and...
      Dec 31, 2023 @ 7:44am
      Dec 31, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,070855 miles88,238 ft342 miles2,270 ft
      2,40917,114155230,170
      E-Bike979772 miles76,539 ft302 miles2,270 ft
      5316,2696318,905
      Horse70223 miles34,203 ft109 miles2,182 ft
      1,71121
      Hike1,1151,141 mile126,152 ft466 miles2,451 ft
      6215,524278,721
      Trail Running1,1071,140 mile125,801 ft466 miles2,451 ft
      615,514279,434
      Dirtbike/Moto102 miles82 ft1,847 ft591 ft
      1,66024
      Observed Trials112 miles82 ft1,847 ft591 ft
      4341
      ATV/ORV/OHV187 miles1,276 ft3 miles748 ft
      21,66047
      Snowshoe42 miles591 ft1 mile1,148 ft
      248
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