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Arkansas Missouri Trail

0.75 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Arkansas River Trail

21.2 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Bella Vista Lake Trail

1.75 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Big River Crossing

1 mi
State: AR, TN
Concrete

Big Spring Nature Trail

2.75 mi
State: AR
Ballast, Crushed Stone
Accordion

Clabber Creek Trail

0.7 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Clear Creek Trail (AR)

1.6 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Crystal Bridges Trail

1 mi
State: AR
Concrete

DeValls Bluff Rail Trail

0.25 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Delta Heritage Trail State Park

21 mi
State: AR
Crushed Stone

Downtown Trail (AR)

0.8 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Enfield Park Trail

0.21 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Feaster Trail

2.7 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Frisco Trail

2.39 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Goad Springs Trail

2.05 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Greg Smith River Trail

4.7 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Gravel

Hamestring Creek Trail

0.62 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Heritage Trail (AR)

4.6 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Horsebarn Trail

1.8 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail

2 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

J Street Trail

2 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Jefferson Trail

0.2 mi
State: AR
Concrete

John DeShields Trail

1 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Lake Fayetteville Trail

5.5 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Lake Springdale Trail

0.79 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Lawrence County Rail-Trail

6.7 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Lincoln Loop

0.6 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Marvell Bike Trail

1.3 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Meadow Valley Trail

2.4 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Members Place Trail

0.35 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Memorial Park Fitness Trail

1.6 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Mercy Trail

2.8 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Moberly Lane Trail

2 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Mud Creek Trail

2.35 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

North Bentonville Trail

2.2 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Oak Ridge Trail

0.5 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Old Railroad Trail (Gilbert)

1.7 mi
State: AR
Ballast, Dirt, Grass

Park Street Trail

0.23 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Pleasant Grove Trail

2.8 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Powell Street Trail

2.09 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Razorback Regional Greenway

36.7 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Scull Creek Trail

4.4 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Shiloh Trail

1.7 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Silent Grove Trail

2.29 mi
State: AR
Concrete

South Bentonville Trail

2.55 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Spring Creek Trail (AR)

3.34 mi
State: AR
Concrete

St. Paul Trail

0.78 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Sulphur Creek Trail

0.5 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Tiger Trail

0.7 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Town Branch Trail (Bentonville)

1.2 mi
State: AR
Concrete

Town Branch Trail (Fayetteville)

2.1 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Tsa La Gi Trail

1.2 mi
State: AR
Asphalt, Concrete

Tucker Creek Trail

2.3 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Walker Park Trail

0.8 mi
State: AR
Asphalt

Wishing Springs Trail

1.6 mi
State: AR
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Bentonville's Arkansas Missouri Trail is a short rail-with-trail that links two prominent local destinations at either end: Walmart's David Glass Technology Center in the west and Northwest Arkansas...
AR 0.75 mi Concrete
Spanning just over 21 miles, the Arkansas River Trail runs riverside through Little Rock and North Little Rock. On the southern bank, the trail extends east to the Clinton Presidential Library and...
AR 21.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Bella Vista Lake Trail forms a loop around Bella Vista Lake in the park of the same name, located along Bentonville's northern edge. Along with this popular paved fitness trail, the park contains...
AR 1.75 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Big River Crossing, which officially opened on October 22, 2016, connects downtown Memphis, Tennessee, with West Memphis in Arkansas along the north side of the Harahan Bridge. Spanning 4,973 feet,...
AR, TN 1 mi Concrete
Big Spring Nature Trail is located in the heart of Cotter, once a railroad boomtown in north-central Arkansas surrounded by the Ozark Mountains. The city sits in a horseshoe bend of the White River,...
AR 2.75 mi Ballast, Crushed Stone
The Clabber Creek Trail is a short path that follows its namesake waterway in western Fayetteville. The winding route offers several opportunities to view the creek within scenic preserved woodlands....
AR 0.7 mi Concrete
One of the newest additions to Fayetteville's growing trail system, the Clear Creek Trail links two of the city's most popular trails: the Scull Creek Trail in the west and the Lake Fayetteville Trail...
AR 1.6 mi Concrete
Accordion
The Crystal Bridges Trail runs along the western edge of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which features a striking design, extensive collection and free admission. The museum was borne out...
AR 1 mi Concrete
Located about 50 miles east of Little Rock and 90 miles west of Memphis, DeValls Bluff is a quiet, rural community in central Arkansas. The city's rail-trail offers a pleasant, wooded excursion right...
AR 0.25 mi Asphalt
When complete, the Delta Heritage Trail State Park will stretch 84.5 miles, including 73 miles on a former railroad right-of-way donated to the state by the Union Pacific Railroad Company. As of 2014,...
AR 21 mi Crushed Stone
Bentonville's Downtown Trail provides a curving route through the city's charming downtown, linking the Walmart Home Office to the Bentonville Public Library. Two neighborhood parks along the...
AR 0.8 mi Concrete
The Enfield Park Trail links the Crystal Bridges Trail—part of the impressive Razorback Regional Greenway—with Enfield Park, one of several well-maintained neighborhood parks in Bentonville. Most...
AR 0.21 mi Concrete
The Feaster Trail in the city of Arkadelphia connects the city's parks with the business district, medical centers, recreation centers and the campuses of Henderson State University and Ouachita...
AR 2.7 mi Asphalt
The Frisco Trail connects the vibrant entertainment center of Fayetteville on Dickson Street with newer development on the south side of Fayetteville. Dickson Street includes numerous restaurants,...
AR 2.39 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Lowell's Goad Springs Trail spans the north–south length of the growing city, offering a connection for residents and visitors to both Rogers in the north and Springdale in the south. There, trail...
AR 2.05 mi Concrete
Running adjacent to the Arkansas River, the Rice Carden Walking Trail provides a pleasant out-and-back trip of just over 6 miles in the community of Fort Smith. You will have views of the river as you...
AR 4.7 mi Asphalt, Gravel
The Hamestring Creek Trail is a developing path along its namesake waterway in western Fayetteville. Unusually, the trail currently dead-ends at both termini, with access only available from W....
AR 0.62 mi Asphalt
The Hazen Trail runs along US 70, the main thoroughfare through the small town of Hazen, Arkansas. The asphalt trail is interrupted at its midpoint by a short section of original track and a local...
AR 2 mi Asphalt
Bentonville's Heritage Trail is open in two disconnected segments. Both closely follow local roads, providing residents access to businesses, churches, parks and other trails in Bentonville's...
AR 4.6 mi Concrete
This small central Arkansas community of Lonoke, east of Little Rock, has a history tied to railroading. The Historic Railroad Bikeway and Pedestrian Walkway is a just a small fraction of what was...
AR 1.2 mi Asphalt
The Horsebarn Trail runs on the western side of Rogers, linking housing complexes and businesses in the community's newer Metropark development with Bentonville to the north. Horsebarn Park, situated...
AR 1.8 mi Concrete
The Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail is actually made up of four seamlessly linked trails—Transportation Plaza Trail, Valley Street Creekwalk, Jaycee/Friendship Trail, and Hollywood Trail. When...
AR 2 mi Asphalt
As its name implies, the J Street Trail follows NE J Street for its entire route, connecting Bentonville residents with churches, businesses, parks and the city's substantial trail network. One...
AR 2 mi Concrete
The short Jefferson Trail skirts the campuses of both Sugar Creek Elementary School and Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, offering a safe route to school for hundreds of students. The trail also...
AR 0.2 mi Concrete
The John DeShields Trail parallels NE John DeShields Boulevard between NE J Street and Central Avenue, conveniently connecting to the J Street Trail and Heritage Trail at its endpoints. Unlike most of...
AR 1 mi Asphalt
The Lake Fayetteville Trail, one of the most popular multi-use paths in Fayetteville's extensive network, encircles the nearly 200-acre lake at the center of Lake Fayetteville Park. Built in 1949 as a...
AR 5.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Lake Springdale Trail is actually a collection of conjoining trails that encircle scenic Lake Springdale in Northwest Arkansas. The lake is administered as part of nearby JB Hunt Park—accessible...
AR 0.79 mi Asphalt
The Hoxie to Walport Trail occupies the former rail bed of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spur. The trail extends between downtown Hoxie and College City, ending near the airport.
AR 6.7 mi Asphalt
The short Lincoln Loop skirts the campuses of both Lincoln Junior High School and Tennie Russell Primary School, offering a safe route to school for hundreds of students. The Boys & Girls Club of...
AR 0.6 mi Concrete
The Marvell Bike Trail stretches about a mile across town, paralleling Main Street. The paved pathway offers views of tree-dotted residential areas and small stores in the heart of Mississippi River...
AR 1.3 mi Asphalt
The Meadow Valley Trail is one of the more recent additions to Fayetteville's extensive trail network, and was the direct result of strong local demand for a trail connection from downtown to the...
AR 2.4 mi Asphalt
The Members Place Trail is a short path in Bentonville that links the Moberly Lane Trail with the South Bentonville Trail, a component of the impressive Razorback Regional Greenway. The trail also...
AR 0.35 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Memorial Park Fitness Trail loops around Bentonville's Memorial Park, a popular destination that offers several athletic fields and an aquatic center. At NE John DeShields Boulevard, trail users...
AR 1.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Mercy Trail provides a safe and scenic route for commuting and recreation in Rogers, as it follows Osage Creek under local roads and Interstate 49. Two of Rogers' largest employment centers—Mercy...
AR 2.8 mi Concrete
The Moberly Lane Trail is a concrete sidepath along its namesake road in Bentonville, offering connections to homes, businesses and various Walmart employment centers. In the north, the trail provides...
AR 2 mi Concrete
The Mud Creek Trail follows its namesake Mud Creek, known as Freyschlag Creek in the 19th century, from N. Old Missouri Road at the eastern terminus to the connection with the Scull Creek Trail near...
AR 2.35 mi Asphalt
The North Bentonville Trail forms an arc around—you guessed it—the northern part of Bentonville, a growing city in northwest Arkansas. The scenic trail winds through woodlands and along a trickling...
AR 2.2 mi Concrete
The Oak Ridge Trail links the heart of the University of Arkansas' campus with Fayetteville's charming downtown. From the trail's eastern endpoint, seamlessly continue north on the Frisco Trail—also...
AR 0.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Old Railroad Trail can be found at the south end of Gilbert, a small town in north-central Arkansas with less than 100 residents. The trail begins near the historic Gilbert General Store (built in...
AR 1.7 mi Ballast, Dirt, Grass
The Park Street Trail is a short but critical link in Springdale's growing trail network. Running for just a few blocks along its namesake road, the trail links the utilitarian Powell Street Trail in...
AR 0.23 mi Concrete
Rogers' new Pleasant Grove Trail runs through the southwestern corner of the city, a largely rural area now dotted with new residential subdivisions. In fact, the only non-residential or farm property...
AR 2.8 mi Concrete
Springdale's Powell Street Trail runs along its namesake road for more than 2 miles, offering an important trail connection to Fayetteville for the community's residents. While most of the trail is...
AR 2.09 mi Concrete
Completed in 2015, the Razorback Regional Greenway spans a large portion of Northwest Arkansas, connecting the bustling hubs of Bentonville and Fayetteville with the growing suburban communities of...
AR 36.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Scull Creek Trail, which opened in October of 2008, extends from the Frisco Trail at W. Prospect Street north past the Meadow Valley Trail, Mud Creek Trail and Clear Creek Trail to Block Avenue....
AR 4.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Shiloh Trail is a work in progress that will ultimately form a significant north–south route through the western reaches of Fayetteville. The developing trail parallels both Interstate 49 and...
AR 1.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Silent Grove Trail runs through newer residential development from the Lowell–Springdale border in Northwest Arkansas to scenic Lake Springdale, administered as part of Springdale's popular JB...
AR 2.29 mi Concrete
The South Bentonville Trail runs for approximately 2.5 miles through southern Bentonville, providing an off-road link from Rogers to both industrial and residential areas of the city. In the north,...
AR 2.55 mi Concrete
The Spring Creek Trail courses along its namesake waterway through Springdale, a growing community in Northwest Arkansas. While the trail's southern half passes through the city's urban heart, the...
AR 3.34 mi Concrete
Fayetteville's St. Paul Trail occupies a short section of what was once an 8-mile long branch line of the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (the Frisco) between Fayetteville and St. Paul, Arkansas. The...
AR 0.78 mi Asphalt
The Sulphur Creek Trail offers a pleasant, tree-lined route in the central Arkansas community of Heber Springs, just a few blocks south of Main Street. Although only a half-mile long, the paved trail...
AR 0.5 mi Asphalt
The Tiger Trail runs on the north side of Tiger Boulevard, providing a link from the J Street Trail to McCollum Drive. A future trail along McCollum Drive, where trail stubs now tease users, will...
AR 0.7 mi Concrete
The Town Branch Trail is a short link in Bentonville's extensive trail network. Beginning at a trailhead in Town Branch Park on E. Central Avenue—just a few blocks east of downtown—the trail extends...
AR 1.2 mi Concrete
Situated in south Fayetteville, the Town Branch Trail connects to the Frisco Trail on its eastern end and heads west to Greathouse Park, a 6-acre green space with picnic areas, a playground and...
AR 2.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Tsa La Gi Trail is open in two disconnected segments in Fayetteville. While not particularly scenic, the trail is an extremely useful funnel for residents of the rapidly developing southern sector...
AR 1.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Tucker Creek Trail offers a pleasant, well-lighted, and paved route through residential neighborhoods in western Conway. It follows its namesake creek through a largely tree-lined area. Its western...
AR 2.3 mi Asphalt
The Walker Park Trail loops around Walker Park, providing access to the various amenities within Fayetteville's second oldest park. Visitors can enjoy a large skate park, playgrounds, soccer fields,...
AR 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Wishing Springs Trail is a crucial link between two popular trails in Bentonville's extensive system. In the south, the trail begins at a junction with the North Bentonville Trail, which branches...
AR 1.6 mi Concrete

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Recent Trail Reviews

Delta Heritage Trail State Park

Delta Done Right!

November, 2017 by koldtoess

We drove three hours to ride this trail and explore Helena and it was worth every minute of travel! At the Welcome Center, we were greeted by the friendly, informative (glad I was listening) staff and clean restrooms; thanks, and what a pleasant start and you may primitive tent camp on the grounds by the center! Our plan was to head south towards the end of the line at Elaine and return to yoyo the Lexa section. This half of the trail is beautifully shaded, peaceful, quiet and a joy to ride. We rode past the shaded trailhead at the Lick Creek bridge, dog-legged across Hwy. 85, rode over a 5’ coiled blue racer and right passed the Lake View TH where we were going to lunch at Old Town Lake (a definite stop). The delta was beautiful at his time of year with the cotton covering the landscape in a white blanket. It was at this time that we were reminded of the trail’s name; long flats, stronger winds, no shade and deeper, less-traveled gravel but finally, we arrived at Elaine. FYI, the trail restrooms were locked and the towns “store” may only be open during harvest season. Unfortunately, on our return journey my spouse developed severe leg cramps. So………we had to call the center for assistance and within 15 minutes our hero, Ranger Rick, picked us up at Lake View. We overnighted at Helena’s B&B and had an unexpectedly great supper at the casino across the river.

Tucker Creek Trail

Nice Trail

October, 2017 by streak1

Ran here on a cool October morning.Trail relatively flat,in good shape, and uncrowded.Negative factors are you have to cross at least two very,very,busy roads.

Big River Crossing

Crossing Big Mississippi River

August, 2017 by peggjeff

https://youtu.be/xt-LCiytiV4

Wonderful scenic bridge crossing the Mississippi River from Memphis to Arkansas. Bike or walk. Lights up with color at night. Porta Potties and picnic table area at the Arkansas side. Very close to Memphis Beale Street and Hernando de Soto Bridge. An easy trip add to anybody visiting Memphis.

Accordion

Clear Creek Trail (AR)

Moderate Trail

August, 2017 by bjhank59

If you are new to biking it is a great test course. It is short with one moderate hill by Lake Fayetteville. All trail. It has great scenery and most of the trail is shaded. Nice steep climb if you wanna go to the mall. Not a lot of benches to rest, but fun to ride

Mud Creek Trail

Awesome beginners trail

August, 2017 by bjhank59

If your new to biking, this is a great trail. 90% flat and 2 small incline hills with only one road crossing on a side street. Plenty of places to rest and close to eateries. Their is Fat Tire Bike Shop just off the trail in case you need repairs ( they came in handy today). Nice scenery.

Razorback Regional Greenway

Fun times!

July, 2017 by randy17

We love riding our bikes on the Razorback Regional Greenway. You can pick and choose different places to park and ride. We enjoy riding with friends whenever we can.

Razorback Regional Greenway

Well done NWA

April, 2017 by schinnerer

I am fairly new to biking, but this is one of the most amazing trail systems I have ever seen. I have only ridden the northern half so far, and have enjoyed it every time I've gone out. Don't stop branching out. I live in Cave Springs and would love to see a trailhead closer to me where I can jump on. There are some signage issues that need to be dealt with. Especially around the New Hope area. Thanks again for providing an excellent trail.

Clear Creek Trail (AR)

private secluded

April, 2017 by paynejessie18

The whole way there wasn't a lot of people easy to find n get to it's going in our favorites

Mud Creek Trail

pretty

April, 2017 by paynejessie18

It was nice really pretty sceneries. Got alittle bit confusing when u had to cros the street go up a ways n restart the trail we will do this trail again.

Big River Crossing

Great Views of the Big River

March, 2017 by rmheeth

The Big River Crossing is a unique trail. Relatively short (about a mile long), it is a walk/bike trail build on an old bridge over the Mississippi River. I started at the west end in Arkansas where there is a dirt parking lot at the end of the paved road (Dacus Lake Rd.). From the parking lot the trail loops around going up and under the railroad bridge before making a turn to go across the river. The western side is a moderate but steady climb to the top at the middle of the river where it levels out before becoming a very slight drop to the other side in Memphis. At the top, you are just beside the railroad bridge, although separated by a heavy steel grating. The trail surface is perforated steel plating which I would think might be slippery when wet. Also, being high up over the river, you are exposed to the wind.

The day I went, there were barges lined up going up the river as far as the eye could see.

The Big River Crossing is a unique trail with incredible views of Memphis, the river and the Arkansas countryside. I will definitely visit this trail again on my next trip to Memphis.

Arkansas River Trail

Mhaislip

February, 2017 by mhaislip.aspen

The trail is great. But the police are having problem with car break in. Our friend had there car broke into. Stole her wallet and credit cards.

Arkansas River Trail

BEWARE

February, 2017 by soupbird

This trail is not in a good section of town. Be sure you leave no valuables or look like you have anything of value in your car. We were there parked between a BMW and Mercedes Benz in our Buick and our back window was smashed out and they ransacked the vehicle. When the police arrived they told us this happens all the time. There are folks there that are watching to see who drives what and when they ride off. I would not recommend this area to anyone. All bikers are great people and its a shame that the city doesn't have the man power to watch it better.

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