The UCI Cyclocross World Championships will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Jan. 28-30, 2022.  This is only the second time that the championships have been held in the United States!

The Joe Martin Gran Fondo presented by Experience Fayetteville returns this fall!

While the annual Joe Martin Stage Race is known to test the top professional men and women road cyclists in the country, the Joe Martin Gran Fondo presented by Experience Fayetteville features the same iconic courses – but as fun paced group rides!

UPDATE DATE CHANGE: All Sports Productions has elected to reschedule the Joe Martin Gran Fondo (JMGF) event until Saturday, November 6, 2021. The overall experience for our Gran Fondo participants is always a priority, and this date change will bring with it the cooler and more inviting temperatures of fall.

The Chinkapin Hollow Gravel Grinder returns to Fayetteville this fall with a gravel racing experience not to be missed.

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Management Committee has announced that Fayetteville, Arkansas has been selected to host a cyclocross World Cup event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, as part of the 2021-2022 cyclocross World Cup schedule.

The Joe Martin Stage Race, one of the top professional and amateur road cycling stage races in the nation, returns to Fayetteville on August 26-29.

Arkansas Latinas en Bici presents the Tour de Frida – a public art-inspired cycling event celebrating the life and death of artist Frida Kahlo and the Northwest Arkansas Latinx community. *Event moved from July 17 to July 31 due to inclement weather*

Cross country mountain bike racing returns to Fayetteville for the annual Kessler Mountain Jam and a weekend of riding and racing at one of the region's most iconic trail systems.

Just a short drive south from Fayetteville’s downtown is Devil’s Den State Park and the newest addition to the Arkansas State Parks Monument Trails – a statewide collection of world-class mountain bike trails crafted by the top trail builders in the country.

Fayetteville is rich in outdoor recreation – with backcountry trail running, world-class mountain biking, and scenic day hikes all waiting to be discovered. Not to be missed, an extensive 50-mile in town network of multi-use paved trails branches out across our community. Together with numerous bicycle-friendly streets and boulevards, the trails create an accessible urban playground for cyclists of all abilities.

Keep reading for a selection of routes featuring Fayetteville’s paved trail network – and start planning your next cycling adventure today!

Enjoy miles of Razorback Regional Greenway cycling at the Square 2 Square Bike Ride. This biannual event happens each Spring and Fall, celebrating Northwest Arkansas' downtown squares and the unique cycling amenities we are fortunate to have. The ride is not set up to be a race but rather a leisurely family-friendly event.