Mountain Biking Capital of the World
What sets Bentonville apart as the "Mountain Biking Capital of the World?"
Nowhere else can you find an extensive network of nearly 70 miles of trails running throughout the city, seamlessly connected to the 400-mile award-winning systems across the bluffs and hollers of Northwest Arkansas. While cycling through our scenic trails, you'll discover fascinating public art peppered along the trailway and be able to savor amazing culinary delights, explore world-class museums, or unwind with a drink among fellow mountain bikers at a cycling bar! Whether you're seeking heart-pounding thrills, conquering huge gaps and drops, enjoying family-friendly trails, or tearing it up on youth-specific skills courses – Bentonville has it all.
Don’t believe us? Let these testimonials prove it to you!
“This place makes you feel so welcome as a mountain biker. There’s always new trails every time you go. If you open up trail forks, it looks like frickin’ spaghetti!”—Seth Alvo, founder of Berm Peaks
“Wherever you are in town - there’s trails nearby - across the street even in most cases.” - Jeremy McGhee, adaptive MTB rider
Pack your bags, throw that bike on your car, or pack it up for a flight, and immerse yourself in everything that the Mountain Bike Capital of the World has to offer!
About Bike Bentonville
Bike Bentonville was established in 2009 as a nonprofit organization whose mission was to enhance the local quality of life by creating a bicycle-friendly community guided and built by those living in it. In 2015, it merged with the City of Bentonville and the city's tourism bureau, Visit Bentonville, to enhance resources. Now, with a focus on trail development, youth initiatives, education, advocacy, and events, Bike Bentonville continues its mission, benefitting both residents and visitors.