6 ways to embrace technology and the great outdoors

Some say kids and adults need to spend less time staring at their phones and more time socializing in person and enjoying the great outdoors. As a lover of technology, tech gadgets, people, and nature, I say we can have

First Section of Bella Vista Back 40 mountain bike trail now open

The first section, 15 miles, of the Back 40 single track mountain bike trail in Bella Vista is now open. The Back 40 is planned to be a 40-mile trail system. The Back 40 Loop is the main trail within

Fat Tire Festival in Eureka Springs

The Eureka Springs’ Fat Tire Festival on July 15-17 is full of downhill, super-d, short track, and cross country racing. Riders and spectators from surrounding states come together for group rides and social gatherings during this three-day event. Click here

Fort Smith True Grit Ride

Got grit? Prove it Saturday, June 18 during the 5th annual True Grit Ride 100 or on Sunday, June 19 at the True Grit Mountain Bike Ride in Fort Smith. Presented by Phat Tire, the road rides include 10-, 28-,

World Record Cyclist Shares his Favorite Rides

Kurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, recently went after a world record cycling feat that has stood for 75 years. The endeavor, which is known as the high mileage record, included riding the most miles in a single

Arkadelphia to host mountain biking national championships

More good news for mountain biking in Arkansas. It has been announced that the 2017 and 2018 USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships will be in Arkadelphia. The championships, which as of now are scheduled to take place in

7 stellar camping spots found across Arkansas

Camping is a great way to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Many opportunities to pitch a tent or pull up a camping trailer can be found throughout the wide range of geographic environments found here. Arkansas is home to mountains,

The Railyard Bike Park Is Open in Rogers

If you like to bike, number one on your list of things to do in 2016 should be visiting The Railyard Bike Park in downtown Rogers. It’s the newest off-road offering for Northwest Arkansas, an excellent cycling destination. It’s named

Slaughter Pen Jam Mountain Bike Festival

Slaughter Pen Jam Mountain Bike Festival takes place Oct. 2-4 in Bentonville, and is jam packed with biking events, vendors, music, and food. This three-day festival for riders of all ages kicks off at 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2 with

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Is Oct. 3

Help kids discover the joys of the great outdoors and mountain biking by participating in Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day from 10 a.m. to Noon on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Holt Middle School in Fayetteville. It’s free to participate.