While Fayetteville is a haven for competitive cycling and mountain biking, casual bike rides around the city are one of the most popular things to do in Fayetteville. It’s a great way to experience everything the city has to offer — restaurants, shopping, nightlife — while still enjoying the beautiful outdoors Northwest Arkansas and the Ozarks are known for.
Date: June 2-5
The University of Arkansas Razorbacks are hosting one of the NCAA Regional Tournaments in Fayetteville this coming weekend as part of the Division I Baseball Championship. Missouri State University, Oklahoma State University and Oral Roberts University will be coming to town to compete against the Hogs for a spot in the College World Series in Omaha.
With each team guaranteed to play both Friday and Saturday, and possibly Sunday and Monday, many fans will be staying in Fayetteville until their team’s season ends — or until they head to the Super Regionals June 9-12.
The second annual Ladies DU Fayetteville, a duathlon for women of all ages, will be held Sunday, June 11, at Lake Fayetteville (Veterans Memorial Park).
The 15 mile race — 4 miles running, 11 miles biking — is part of the Fayetteville Race Series, which is made up of six to eight annual events that vary between running, cycling and multi-sport activities.
Our miles and miles of beautiful trails make biking year-round in Fayetteville a breeze, but warm spring weather is when all the bikes come out to play! Fayetteville celebrates Bike Month every year in May. The month features the popular Square-to-Square bike ride, a 36-mile trail from the Fayetteville Square to the Bentonville Square with great food stops along the way on the Razorback Greenway.
You can also experience biking in Fayetteville with the annual Bike to Baum event, which combines two of Fayetteville favorite pastimes— biking and Razorback baseball. For Bike to Baum, cyclists meet on Dickson Street in Fayetteville’s celebrated entertainment district and ride the trail to Baum Stadium, where they cheer on the Razorback baseball team and call the Hogs in one of the best ballparks in the SEC.
Fayetteville is continually making strides in establishing trails throughout its city limits. An extensive trails system is currently in use and expanding at the rate of two to three miles per year.
The Razorback Regional Greenway, the longest system of interconnected trails in the state, stretches across several cities in Northwest Arkansas. The 36-mile trail gives residents and visitors a space to run, bike, jog or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll in the beautiful outdoors.
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