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Both pages clockwise from the top: BITE NW Arkansas in Bentonville; Beaver Lake; Clinton House Museum in Fayetteville; Siloam Springs Coffee Shop; Arvest Ballpark in Springdale; Slaughter Pen Bike Park in Bentonville

The Bentonville Film Festival, co-founded

market movement, and our rich culinary

by actress Geena Davis, and the multi-day

scene is steeped in locally grown tradition.

Fayetteville Roots Festival each draw tens of

A new generation of chefs and foodies

thousands of people from around the world.

is evolving the culinary landscape in

The annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle

Northwest Arkansas, while the region gains

rally is the largest rally of its kind in the U.S.

national attention as The Next Food Capital. For those who love ale, lager and all things beer, a growing number of craft breweries produce millions of pints of beer each year. The popular Fayetteville Ale Trail, which features the state’s only hard cidery in Springdale, is also adding new stops to its route. Minor league baseball fans can enjoy those local

Cyclists all hail to the trail on the 37-mile

brews watching

Razorback Regional Greenway, which

the Northwest

connects NWA's urban cores with parks,

Arkansas Naturals

amenities and nature. With our 200+ (and

take the field at

growing) miles of mountain bike trails, the

Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. In Fayetteville,

International Mountain Bicycling Association

the University of Arkansas Razorbacks

(IMBA) has designated Northwest Arkansas

attract fans to the state’s flagship campus

an inaugural Regional Ride Center.

for football, basketball, baseball and other SEC sports action. Every summer,

Amenities like The Railyard Bike Park, the only

Rogers hosts the Walmart NW Arkansas

off-road jump park in this part of the country,

Championship LPGA tournament.

first-in-class pump tracks, and more cycling


infrastructure that keeps on coming, make

Outdoor enthusiasts have quick and easy

this region a mountain bikers’ paradise.

access to lakes, rivers and state and national

Northwest Arkansas boasts a huge farmers

parks. Paddle the rapids on the scenic

Clockwise from the top: BITE NW Arkansas; Visit Rogers; Northwest Arkansas Naturals; Visit Bentonville

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2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide  

2019 Northwest Arkansas Visitors Guide