Sports & Recreation

Most people know that Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. In fact, Fayetteville is Named the No. 4 Best College Town in the Nation and Fayetteville is ranked #1 place to live in the SEC. While the region packs the stadium to call the Hogs, enthusiasm for sports goes beyond college team spirit.

Fayetteville is the ideal backdrop to host sporting events of all kinds and sizes. The north-south Interstate I-49 connects the largest towns in the region and in doing so expands the possibilities for larger events. We have the facilities, the know-how and all the resources to knock your sporting event out of the park.

July, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

As a Bicycle Friendly Community, Fayetteville’s businesses continue to explore ways to accommodate guests and employees that bicycle. Leading the advance, Fayetteville’s hotels are helping boost our community’s national recognition.

July, 2020 Sports Sales Manager

A favorite pastime in Fayetteville is a sport played a lot like golf but uses flying discs instead of clubs and golf balls. Of course, we are talking about Disc Golf! This sport has been woven into the fabric of the Fayetteville outdoor recreational scene and is gaining in popularity especially this year. Disc golf is an activity that will bring you to the shores of Fayetteville’s first aquafer at Lake Fayetteville and wind you through the woods of our second oldest park. With two 18-hole courses and several 9-hole courses, no matter what your skill level is, there is a place and a friend here in Fayetteville to play disc golf with you. After a day out on the course, be sure to check out the many great restaurants in Fayetteville and breweries on the Fayetteville Ale Trail.

May, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

Fayetteville, Arkansas is home to a large portion of the NWA Razorback Greenway - a 40-mile off-street paved trail system that, starting from Mount Kessler Regional Park and the official “Mile Zero”, winds through our Southtown, Downtown, and Uptown areas.

With no shortage of trailside stops, you and your family will find easy access to local food and refreshments all along the way. Here is a selection of routes to make an afternoon or day out of the NWA Razorback Greenway and Fayetteville’s extensive network of trails.

January, 2020 Cycling Coordinator

The wild world of international cyclocross racing lands back in Fayetteville this fall. In its second year, FayetteCross has been selected as the 2020 Pan-American Cyclocross Championships!

November, 2019 Sports Sales Manager

If watching top athletes play fast-paced Division I sports in one of the best college venues in the country gets your heart pumping, then Razorback Basketball is a superb reason to spend some quality time in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Home to the University of Arkansas’s Bud Walton Arena and affectionately called the Basketball Palace of Mid-America by thousands of loyal fans, the indoor action through the fall and winter months ensures Fayetteville maintains its stellar reputation as a haven for catching highly competitive sports year-round.

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