24 miles
2,397 ft
-2,396 ft
1,320 ft
High Point

The Inaugural Oz Trails Off-Road allows participants to choose from the Ozark 25, Ozark 35 and Ozark 50 graduated route options. While "Ozark" pays homage to the Oz Trails network, each number represent the distances of each route in miles (+/-).

All three routes will challenge riders with varied rolling terrain connecting world-class purpose-built singletrack for mountain biking in the beautiful and rugged Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas.

Boasting more than 200 miles of trails connecting communities, Northwest Arkansas has become one of the hottest new mountain bike destinations in America thanks to more than $30 million invested into trails development over the last five years alone. The Oz Trails Off-Road will celebrate this community investment by taking participants on numerous feature trails, including the Slaughter Pen trail system, the Back 40 trail system in Bella Vista, AR and more.

The Ozark 25 is the beginner-level “fun ride”, featuring a total of 3,100 feet of elevation gain. After rolling out of downtown Bentonville for the first seven miles on mixed terrain (pave` & dirt), the course hits singletrack, meandering around Lake Bella Vista and into Blowing Springs Park, connecting to the Back 40 Loop via South Upper Trail. Riders will then experience Rago trail before returning to Lake Bella Vista and hitting Smuggler's Run.

The Ozark 25 then enters the Slaughter Pen trail network on Armadillo's Last Stand, transitioning to a roller coaster ride on Ozone towards Crystal Bridges Museum, finishing with All American trail.

And unlike any other Off-Road Series event, the Oz Trails Off-Road finish line is only a quarter mile past the final dirt singletrack in downtown Bentonville.

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  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Oz Trails Off-Road - Ozark 25 - 2018 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,293 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,293 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
youtuber Shredding with the Arkansas Riding Community
Shredding with the Arkansas Riding Community
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Nov 21, 2018
Riding with the faces of the Arkansas MTB scene
Riding with the faces of the Arkansas MTB scene
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Nov 16, 2018
Word on the street is that Arkansas has an exploding riding scene, so I finally visited to see it with my own eyes. But I wanted to not just ride...
Riding with the Faces of Arkansas MTB
Riding with the Faces of Arkansas MTB
12:57 | 10 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Nov 16, 2018
I didn't just want to ride Bentonville and Little Rock- I wanted to meet the people behind these areas, and I wanted to learn what it was like to...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Armadillo's Last Stand
Nov 10, 2018 @ 9:34am
Nov 10, 2018
Back 40 TH
Nov 9, 2018 @ 8:01am
Nov 9, 2018
The All-American
Oct 28, 2018 @ 11:25am
Oct 28, 2018
Smuggler's Run
Oct 6, 2018 @ 6:25am
Oct 6, 2018
Wishing Springs
Oct 6, 2018 @ 6:25am
Oct 6, 2018
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