biking

Heads up to all hikers, mountain bikers, and outdoor enthusiasts! The official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the popular Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) is tomorrow ( Oct. 28)! The event takes place at the Avery Recreation Area at Lake Ouachita’s Blakely Dam at 1 p.m This popular  trail includes around 45 miles of …
A great way to enjoy the scenery of Arkansas is via a bike.  A few stellar road cycling events are coming up in Arkansas, each offering a chance to enjoy the scenic roads found across the state. This weekend ( September 20) is the Wheel A’ Mena. This cycling tour in Mena starts at 8 …
It is no secret that fall is a special time in Arkansas. The season is filled with camping, biking, live music, fall color, farm tours,  festivals… the list can go on and on. In light of this, we decided to share Ten Reasons to Visit Southwest Arkansas in the Fall. Enjoy! 1. The Talimena in …
Two more mountain bike trails in Arkansas have just been named Epic Rides by IMBA ( International Mountain Bicycling Association)! They are the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail and the Upper Buffalo Trail. Bentonville and Fayetteville also received awards as mountain bike destinations that offer a wide range of trails for various riding styles. The Lake …
  This Saturday ( May 31) an Arkansas Trails Day celebration is on the agenda for Little Rock and North Little Rock. The central meeting location is Burns Park with various trail events taking place throughout the morning and early afternoon.  Trail activities include a lot of options that highlight hiking, biking ( both off …
The Trail Mix Concert Tour on Sunday, June 1 is a signature event of Artosphere, a nature and arts festival put on annually by the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. The tour combines music, hiking and biking for a one-of-a-kind, free outdoor experience. This year the event is offered in two locations: along the beautifully …
Registration is now open for the 3rd annual True Grit Ride 100 and the first True Grit Mountain Bike Ride, both set for Saturday, June 21 in Fort Smith. The True Grit 100 begins at 7 a.m. at Ben Geren Park. It includes 10, 35, 50, 75 and 100 mile routes. You can look at …
It’s 100 yards, give-it-everything-you’ve-got Bentonville Bicycle Drag Racing, and it’s happening at 10 a.m., May 31 on the downtown square. The drag races will be fast and fun. You can race as many times as you want. Race your mom, dad, teacher, friend… anyone. Awards are given to everyone that competes, plus special awards to …
The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail ( LOViT) is now complete! Twelve years of planning and construction went into the building the trail, which was built in segments over the course of those years with the help of a group of volunteers known as the Traildogs.  A ribbon cutting last week marked the special occasion. The …