SCENIC RIDES Sightseeing highways are plentiful in Northwest Arkansas.
TOP MOTORCYCLE RIDES
Scenic byways in the region include
the famed Pig Trail (Ark. 23), the Ozark
Eureka Springs and Rogers are hubs for
Highlands Scenic Byway (Ark. 21), Scenic 7
great motorcycle rides, and Fayetteville
Byway, Scenic 71 Loop (Ark. 265 at 1-49),
is host to the annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ
and the I-49 Scenic Byway. Others are
motorcycle rally. Our bike-friendly region
Scenic Hwy. 12, U.S. 62, and Ark. 123, 59,
has numerous routes worthy of a ride,
43 and 74.
including Scenic 71 Loop (Ark. 265 at 1-49), Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway (Ark. 21), the
SCENIC HIGHWAY 12 Benton and Carroll Counties scenichwy12.com Stretching from historic downtown Rogers to connect near Eureka Springs on the south side of Beaver Lake, this scenic highway offers
Pig Trail (Ark. 23), Beaver Town Bridge (Ark. 187) and more.
ARKANSAS & MISSOURI RAILROAD SCENIC TOURS
many stops along the way for hiking, swimming,
306 E. Emma Ave., Springdale
boating, lodging, dining, historic discovery, and
amtrainrides.com / 479-725-4017
War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake.
Ride in style on meticulously restored antique passenger
Clockwise from the top: Ark. 23 Pig Trail; Scenic 7 Byway; Arkansas & Missouri Railroad Scenic Tours; Scenic Hwy. 12
cars, originally from the 1920s to the 1950s, while conductors enhance the journey with anecdotes about the areaâ€™s rich history. The passenger train travels to the top of the scenic Boston Mountains and across the historic Arkansas River Basin.
All photos on this page courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism