Northwest Arkansas is the perfect place for mountain biking with numerous trails throughout the region. Some trails in NWA have received national recognition. Here is a list of some of the best mountain biking trails in NWA:

Bella Vista

  • Back 40 Trail (22.2 miles)
  • Blowing Springs Loop (4 miles)


  • Slaughter Pen Trail (23.7 miles)
  • Coler Creek Preserve Trail (16 miles)

Eureka Springs

  • Lake Leatherood Trail (20.8 miles)


  • Mount Kessler Trail (13.6 miles)
  • Fossil Flats Trail (5.6 miles)
  • Lake Wedington Mountain Bike Trail (7.6 miles)
  • Lake Fayetteville Trail (6.6 miles)


  • Hobbs State Park Trail (19 miles)
  • Railyard Bike Park & Lake Atalanta Trail (10 miles)

Information accessed from For more information, please visit NWArkansas Travel Guide website.