Local Rides and Routes

Bentonville offers a world-class cycling playground for riders of all disciplines and skill levels.

From pulse-pounding mountain bike trails weaving through dense Ozark forests to scenic gravel routes rolling over the region's beautiful countryside to pristine tarmac roads exploring the rural corners of our region, Bentonville acts as a hub to deliver an incredible variety of two-wheeled adventures.

Family Cycling


Within the city limits, experienced trail builders have crafted an impressive 65+ mile network of mountain bike trails, ranging from beginner-friendly loops to gnarly descents and technical rock gardens that will test even expert riders. Just minutes from downtown, the Coler Mountain Bike Preserve provides everything from quick 30-minute aerobic hits to multi-hour endurance epics. 

Road cyclists will revel in the area's low-traffic highways and valleys lined with striking rock formations. Gravel grinders can explore the region's gravel backroads, famed for hosting major races like the annually-run Lifetime Big Sugar Gravel race. Recreational riders with families will enjoy Bentonville's miles of paved urban greenways and rail trails.

Don't go it alone - tap into the area's welcoming cycling community by joining one of the many weekly group rides. Local shops and clubs organize everything from no-drop road rides to mountain bikes. Check online ride listings to experience some of the best cycling routes in the heart of the Ozarks. 

Whether you crave adrenaline or want to explore the vibes, Bentonville's incredible cycling options await!

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