The Rumble of the Open Road

Ride the Pig Trail
Ride the Pig Trail

The Rumble of the Open Road

Feel the wind in your helmet as you twist and turn up one of Arkansas’s most beloved highways for motorcycling. Whether the Pig Trail got its name for its nonstop curves through the Ozark Mountains or because it was a popular route for Razorback fans heading to games in Fayetteville, it’s worth the ride for all bikers. Stop for some down-home cooking at the Oark Cafe, Arkansas’s oldest continuously operating store. Settle in for the night in Eureka Springs, a biker-friendly town with loads of Victorian charm.

Two Day Motorcycle Itinerary

Tip: Click each day to see the full itinerary

Day 1 - Ride the Trail from Clarksville to Eureka Springs

9:00 AM

Ride the Pig Trail Route – AR Hwy 23
Starting in Clarksville - Take AR Hwy 103 towards Oark

11:00 AM

Stop for lunch at the Oark General Store
10360 County Road 5440 Oark, AR 72854

12:30 PM

From Oark take Hwy 215 west to Cass on AR Hwy 23

2:00 PM

Drive from Cass to Eureka Springs

2:30 PM

Check into The Hotel New Orleans
63 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

3:00 PM

Explore Thorncrown Chapel and Downtown Eureka Springs
12968 U.S. 62 West

5:00 PM

Dinner and Drinks – Pied Piper Pub & Inn at the Cathouse Lounge
82 Armstrong St. Eureka Springs, AR 72632 

8:00 PM 

Night Cap – Gravel Bar at Wanderoo Lodge 
216 W. Van Buren, Eureka, Springs, AR 72632

10:00 PM

Return to The Hotel New Orleans for the night
63 Spring St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Day 2 - Choose Your Own Ride Adventure

8:30 AM

Breakfast – Mud Street Café
22G South Main St., Eureka Springs, AR 72632

10:00 AM

Head to Central Arkansas – Take the Back Road Run to Harrison then down Highway 65 to Little Rock


Head to Northwest Arkansas – Take the Eureka Springs Art and Heritage Tour to Bentonville and Fayetteville

More Routes to Love

Are you loving the area and not wanting to leave? Stay a while! Pick up your free copy of the Arkansas Motorcycling Guide and get to planning. Ride more routes out of Eureka Springs or take the Backroad Run to Harrison for even more curves to love in the Ozark Mountains.

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