Mountain Biking Trails

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Womble EPIC Trail

Featuring 37 miles of singletrack winding through the Ouachita National Forest, the Womble connects to the Epic Ouachita National Recreation Trail at the northern point of McGill Mountain.

Ouachita National Recreation Trail

At 108 miles, the Ouachita National Recreation Trail is the longest mountain bike trail in the state. The ride presents a true adventure trip with beautiful views, steam crossings, and rugged terrain. Expect to do some hike-a-biking on this trail.


Starting from one of Arkansas' popular destinations, Hot Springs, this IMBA Epic ride starts from the Little Blakely Dam and ends at Shangri-La Resort passing several resorts along the southside of Lake Ouachita.


The Syllamo, comprised of more than 50 miles of singletrack located outside Mountain View in the Sylamore Ranger district of the St. Francis-Ozark National Forest, is one of the most beautiful and technically challenging trail systems in the region.

Upper Buffalo

Upper Buffalo mountain bike trails include a wide variety of incredible Ozark Forest riding, native plant species and wildlife. This IMBA Epic ride earns its status from the total riding experience.

Hidden Diversity

Fast and hilly awaits mountain bikers at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. About 22 miles of singletrack are open to cyclists on the Little Clifty, War Eagle, Bashore and Dutton Hollow loops.

Lake Leatherwood

Lake Leatherwood City Park has more than 25 miles of multi-use trails and is the home of the Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival for good reason. Cross country and downhill riding are the stars here with rocky ledges, steep slopes, extended grades, creek crossings and varied terrain.

Mount Kessler

The Mount Kessler mountain bike trails are some of the toughest and most scenic in the state. Nine miles of rocky singletrack loop around this urban mountain in Fayetteville.

Slaughter Pen

Visitors to Slaughter Pen trails in Bentonville enjoy a truly unique mountain biking experience. This 40-plus miles of singletrack flow alongside the paved Razorback Regional Greenway and by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Blowing Springs/Back 40

Blowing Springs lies in the southern part of Bella Vista. Caves, waterfalls, springs and cliff riding are a few of the features of Blowing Springs. The Back 40 is not only a testament to world class riding in the Ozarks but also the direction mountain biking is heading in Arkansas.