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In the Press – March 2016

10 Quirky Things to do in NWA David Duran, Fodors Travel Check out the full article here. 

Northwest Arkansas to Host 2016 IMBA World Summit

Northwest Arkansas’ trails will take center stage in Fall 2016 as mountain bikers from around the world converge here to ride, learn and explore at the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s World Summit. The region was officially selected as a host with a visit by IMBA staff to preview local trails and potential venues. The event, […]

Growing up in bike paradise

No matter where you are in Northwest Arkansas, you’re never very far from a trail – whether it’s a sweet patch of single-track or a paved ribbon alongside a creek. Our kids around the region are growing up with hundreds of miles of trails often literally in their back yard. Add to this trail paradise […]

Train and Bus Schedules

Here are the latest train and bus schedules for the Greenway Grand Opening on Saturday, May 2. Bus Schedule: Razorback Greenway Event Maps 20150502 Train Schedule: Razorback Greenway Shuttle Train Schedule


Trail love at Devil’s Den

The thing about trail building is, it’s hard. It’s been two days and the muscles over my ribs are still sore from swinging that McLeod with the big boys. Who knew there even were muscles over your ribs?

But the other thing about trail building is, it’s awesome. You spend a beautiful day in the sunshine creating a sustainable path that you and countless others will enjoy for years. At least that’s how it worked out last weekend at Ozark Off-Road Cyclists’ February trail maintenance day at Devil’s Den.


Clear Creek Trail Opens

The newest section of the Razorback Regional Greenway opened April 12 in Fayetteville and Johnson. About 200 people turned out on a sunny Saturday afternoon to celebrate the opening of the 3-mile Clear Creek Trail.


Mount Kessler Purchase Approved By City Council

The Fayetteville City Council voted unanimously on February 18 to purchase 376 acres on beautiful Mount Kessler. The city’s costs will be offset by a $1.5 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation and a pledge from the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association to provide $300,000.

The City Council chambers overflowed with residents and visitors who attended to show their support for the mountain. More than 40 bicyclists and runners from around the region rode/ran to the meeting on the Razorback Greenway.


Frisco Trail Featured By Rails To Trails

Fayetteville’s Frisco Trail was recognized by the Rails to Trails Conservancy as its Trail of the Month for December. The group featured the the trail in an article on its website.

The 1.3 mile trail currently extends from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard north to Scull Creek Trail at Prospect Street. The city began work on a half-mile extension of the trail in August 2013. The new section will include a tunnel under Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, three bridges, and a signalized crossing on South School. The extension is scheduled to be open to the public by April.