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The below routes generally leave from the Bentonville town square and go in a northwesterly direction, passing through a mixture of open farmland and areas of wooded, tree-lined gravel roads. Generally, not a lot of elevation gain until a rider gets closer in proximity to the Missouri state line. Bentonville is affectionately known as the Mountain Bike Capital of the World, but that’s just a part of the story – trails, connectors, quick gravel access, bike cafes, art, music, and amazing community. Experience all that Bentonville has to offer by bike or foot.
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Northwest Benton County
Northeast Benton County
The below routes leave from the Bentonville town square and go in a northeasterly direction. The terrain tends to be a bit hillier and more wooded, providing a nice tree cover during the hotter months of the season.
Southwest Benton County
The below routes begin in downtown Bentonville and head to the southwest. This terrain is generally flat in nature, with less climbing, and open farmland. One of the only zones in Benton County that is not as conducive to riding after recent rain.
Rule Of Three
These routes abide by the Rule of Three style of riding. A healthy mixture of tarmac, gravel, and singletrack in one ride. All routes in this collection are ridable on a gravel bike with 42mm+ tires. However, a rider must be serviceable on singletrack with a drop bar bike. The future of gravel riding, originating and excelling right here in Benton County.