HOBBS STATE PARK

Location : Rogers, AR

  Hobbs State Park is the largest state park in Arkansas, covering over 12,000 acres along the southern shores of Beaver Lake to the north – and War Eagle Creek to the south.  With over 21 miles of biking trails here, Hobbs offers an abundance of hills and valleys to explore on two wheels through…

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LAKE FAYETTEVILLE TRAIL

Location : Fayetteville, AR

  After getting an overhaul in 2013, (thanks to local volunteers from the Ozark Off-Road Cyclists) the Lake Fayetteville Trail blossomed into a solid offroad entry here in Northwest Arkansas, that remains a popular trail for riders of all skill levels. Located right next to the Springdale Lewis & Clark location, The 7.2 mile trail…

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LAKE BELLA VISTA TRAIL

Location : Bella Vista, AR

  The Lake Bella Vista is a unique little mountain bike trail that contains some awesome technical trail features, including a teeter-totter, ramp, skinnies, rollers, and a very impressive 70′ bluff bridge! Designed and built by Progressive Trail Design, this section serves as a connection between the Blowing Springs and Slaughter Pen trails. The trail…

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LAKE ATALANTA

Location : Rogers, AR

PHOTO COURTESY OF PROGRESSIVE TRAIL DESIGN – www.progressivetraildesign.com   First, thank you to the City of Rogers for seeing a future in the lake! A restoration project has been a long time coming to this beautiful piece of land located just east of historic downtown Rogers. As many readers know, there is a gravel based road…

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MT KESSLER

Location : Fayetteville, AR

  Mount Kessler for me has always been a fun destination to ride whenever I want something different and more technical.  It’s located in south Fayetteville and does not take long to get to from anywhere in Northwest Arkansas. The trails can be slow going at times, as there are a lot of rocks, switchbacks,…

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BLOWING SPRINGS MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL

Location : Bella Vista, AR

  I moved away for a little over a year, only to come back to find a brand-new addition to NWA’s wonderful mountain biking trails. Not knowing what to expect from this new trail, I soon found out that Blowing Springs was going to be an absolute treat. The nice surprise started right when I…

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UPPER BUFFALO MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS

  The Buffalo Headwaters Trails have existed for almost twenty years. They started as a few hand-cut trails known only to locals and a few others. They were very rough and technical. While many of those trails still exist, over the last couple years they have grown thanks to groups such as the Ozark Off-Road…

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HEMMED-IN HOLLOW TRAIL

The hike to this 209’ waterfall is 5 miles roundtrip.  Here you’ll find some of the best views in the area, old homesteads, and, of course, the tallest waterfall in mid-America! The trail starts at over 2200 feet in elevation and then descends rather quickly down into the Buffalo River valley.  The awesome views all…

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GLORY HOLE FALLS

  Glory Hole Falls is the name of a very unique waterfall located in the Ozark National Forest. It is here that Dismal Creek flows down into the forest valley, where it has bored through about 12 feet of solid rock to empty down about another 20 ft into a bluff overhang below. It’s an…

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