Mayor Richard McCormac observes an example of single track bike systems in Bentonville, AR during a recent visit to one of the nation’s mountain biking capitals. Small towns across America are using bike tourism to energize local economy.

Arkansas has more miles of mountain biking trails than almost any other state in the country, and is quickly becoming an international attraction for off-road adventure. Last year, the International Mountain Biking Association hosted its world summit in Fayetteville. North central Arkansas’s rugged, wooded lake region in uniquely qualified for long stretches of “single track” trail that can potentially link major natural attractions like the Buffalo River with Greers Ferry Lake.

A team of volunteers & officials is working hard to develop a solid plan for trail building. Clinton is on its way to becoming a more bike-friendly community!

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