Bentonville has more than 40 miles of bike trails within city limits, 20 of which are natural-surface. the majority of Bentonville's singletrack trails link directly to its urban trail system, allowing mountain bikers easy access to the city's downtown activity center which has public shower facilities and wi-fi check-ins spots.
Mountain bikes, cruisers, and long-distance bikes available for rent at the Downtown Activity Center (DAC). Only $5 for a half day (4 hours) and $10 for a full day. Must have a valid drivers license. Find out more about the DAC here.
Address: 215 SW "A" Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Hours: Monday-Thursday 6a.m.-8p.m., Friday 6a.m.-4:30p.m.
Contact: Bentonville Parks & Recreation, 479-464-7275 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountain bikes, cruisers, and road bikes available for rent. Rentals include helmet, quick fit, suspension set-up, flat pedals, SPD, crank brother, SPD-SL, or bring your own pedals. Go to phattirebikeshop.co for more info.
Located within the Bentonville city limits, Slaughter Pen is our home trail that we ride often and help maintain with our trail love days. This trail system features over 20 miles of soft-surface trail that follows the Razorback Greenway. The theme is without question flow, but with a free-ride park, downhill, and various wooden features throughout the trails, there is something for every rider.
This trail also connects to Lake Bella Vista trials and Blowing Springs by way of the Razorback Greenway. Head Northwest on the Greenway to Lake Bella Vista to find three trails along the North side of the lake and from there you can continue on to Blowing Springs.
Slaughter Pen Hollow Trail is a 30 mile loop trail located near Bentonville, Arkansas and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible year-round.
Slaughter Pen Phase 1
Slaughter Pen Phase 2
Park Springs Park
Slaughter Pen Phase 3
Angus Chute, Armadillo's Last Stand, Master Plan, medusa, Patti Cake, Razorback Ridge, Seed Tick Shuffle, Tatamagouche, The All American, The Urban Trail, Razorback Regional Greenway, Turtle Creek Trail
Blowing Springs trails are located in Bella Vista, but are easily accessible from Lake Bella Vista and Slaughter Pen and are often connected to form a longer ride. Because of the proximity to Slaughter Pen, FAST often performs Trail Lover days at Blowing Springs also. The trails at Blowing Springs are unique with bluffs and rock cliffs you ride under and rock features throughout the trails. This trails system is again known for its flow. You cannot help but smile when riding at Blowing Springs!
Blowing Springs trails are fast and have flow with the more technical stuff and better scenery than Slaughter Pen. The trails include caves, waterfalls, springs, and cliff riding and is popular with hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners year-round. The loop nets about six miles and connects easily to Slaughter Pen for more mileage.
Located in Bella Vista, Blowing Springs is located at 948 Blowing Springs Rd, Bella Vista, AR.
The Hobbs Hidden Diversity Multi-Use Trails are perfect for all riders. There are 20+ miles of trail at Hobbs with a few different loop options available from 4 – 12 miles in length. The trails twist and turn through the woods and are smooth and flowing with a few longer downhill sections and a few longer uphill grinds. Nothing technical out here to stop you. Just smooth, fast trails.
Hobbs State Park
Piney Road Parking Lot to access the shorter loops: 10330 Piney Rd, Rogers, AR.
This trail system and bike park in Rogers, AR is one of the newer systems in NWA. With a state of the art bike park and cross country trails connected, it is a full day or fun! The Railyard Bike Park has something for everyone. It is a soft surface bike park designed for all levels, with beginner to expert lines and even a kid’s skills area. After sharpening your skills at the bike park, you can ride the singletrack that starts on the back side of the park. Lake Atalanta trails offer around 10 miles of soft surface trail with tons of flow, fast downhills, and a few trails with rocky technical sections. After riding down the valley from the railyard, you can cross the road to more trail that travels around the lake (currently closed for construction).
Lake Atalanta is a new trail system that has some really nice views of the lake and some fresh new trails.Trail system is multiple loop networks that branch at different points along the lake road.
Park at The Railyard in downtown Rogers at 299 E Cherry St, Rogers, AR.
Lake Atalanta, 10 Miles of Trails, Railyard Mileage Varies
Thunder Chicken is new downhill flow trail in Springdale. While this trail does not have many miles, it has jumps, drops, and wall-rides. There is one trail to climb to the top and a few options of various degrees of difficulty to descend back to the bottom. This trail is located right off the Razorback Greenway in Springdale.
Trailhead access at: 2474 W Pump Station Rd.