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  • Rehabilitation and Expansion Of Northwoods Trail System Announced
    by Katie Hassell on September 30, 2021 at 8:11 pm

    In July, Visit Hot Springs announced an effort to rehabilitate existing portions of Hot Springs’ Northwoods Trail System. This move is also the first step in the process of expanding the mountain biking and hiking trails in the northern section of the city. The project is supported by a $175,000 grant from Steuart and Tom Walton through the Walton Family Foundation.

  • 37 North launches Fayetteville Adventure Series
    by Katie Hassell on September 30, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    37 North Expeditions has partnered with Adventure Subaru and Experience Fayetteville to create the Fayetteville Adventure Series, made up of recreational rides and educational events that delve deeper into the Ozark outdoors.

  • ​​Inaugural Arkansas River Valley Bike Fest Set For October
    by Katie Hassell on September 30, 2021 at 8:06 pm

    Events are planned for the whole family. On Friday, Oct. 8, the trails will be open all day on Mount Nebo for those looking to get oriented before racing Saturday. Russellville’s downtown square will feature entertainment and food on Friday. Packet pickup will be at the Train Depot and new registrations will take place at Jackalope Cycling.

  • Metroplan Commits $55 Million for Multi-use Path Investment
    by Katie Hassell on September 30, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    Metroplan, the Central Arkansas infrastructure planning organization, announced a $55 million “strategic commitment” to developing a regional multi-use path network over the next 10 years.

  • New Little Rock Gathering Spot
    by Katie Hassell on May 24, 2021 at 8:02 pm

    Little Rock has enough bike shops as far as Frank Webber is concerned. In May, he plans to open Shift Modern Cyclery at 1101 W. Markham St., and though it will sell a few bikes and service all bikes, it will be a new animal for Little Rock — a place for cyclists to hang out downtown near the Arkansas River Trail.

  • Anti-trans Legislation Roils Fayetteville Cyclocross Preparation
    by Katie Hassell on May 24, 2021 at 7:59 pm

    Brook Watts, the race promoter for the much anticipated Union Cycliste Internationale Cyclocross World Championships in Fayetteville, has stepped away from the event.

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  • A Weekend on the Buffalo National River
    by Brad Denman on October 17, 2016 at 12:09 am

    It was a beautiful weekend on the Buffalo National River. We had the opportunity to spend time with the Buffalo River National Park Service for the first ever Buffalo River Biathlon and Trail Run.  Let me just say....we loved every minute of it.  […]

  • Buffalo National River Biathlon and Trail Run
    by Brad Denman on September 25, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    In a few short week, we will be on our way to this super cool event. The National Park Service decided to marry two of our favorite things together: Running and paddling. And it's a race to the finish.  […]

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  • Northwest Arkansas Beer Festivals
    by admin on April 26, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    If sampling a dazzling array of hoppy, malty micro-brews is your idea of a great way to spend a few hours, have we ever got some options for you! Fayetteville is home to a burgeoning local beer culture, and paired with the region’s love of festivals, the result is one spectacular day of great beer tasting events (one festival even The post Northwest Arkansas Beer Festivals appeared first on Aletrail.

  • Ale Trail and Clinton House Museum Partner for History Happy Hour
    by admin on March 6, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    The Fayetteville Ale  Trail and the Clinton House Museum are partnering to launch History Happy Hour. Six different events will take place at the Clinton House Museum throughout 2019. Each event will feature a theme and highlight a brewery on the Fayetteville Ale Trail Tickets can be purchased for $5 at the door (no advance The post Ale Trail and Clinton House Museum Partner for History Happy Hour appeared first on Aletrail.

  • Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Opens and Extends Ale Trail
    by admin on October 16, 2018 at 2:58 am

    The Fayetteville Ale Trail is excited to extend the self-guided brewery tour with the newest addition, Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Located in the heart of downtown Siloam Springs, Ivory Bill opened its doors in mid-September and became the 15th stop on the Ale Trail. Owners, Casey Letellier and Dorothy Hall, started Ivory Bill, “to bring The post Ivory Bill Brewing Co. Opens and Extends Ale Trail appeared first on Aletrail.

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  • Washington Post Highlights NW Arkansas Life Works Here Program
    by Will Collins on September 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The incentives launched in November and will award 100 recipients for a total investment of roughly $1.075 million, and could be expanded later. Demand has vastly outpaced supply, with more than 31,000 applicants to date.… The post Washington Post Highlights NW Arkansas Life Works Here Program appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • Natural State Beer Company Earns Gold Medal at 2021 Great American Beer Festival
    by Will Collins on September 14, 2021 at 9:34 pm

    Natural State Beer Company was recognized in the Bock beer-style category for its Miabock, “a pale, strong, malty German lager.”… The post Natural State Beer Company Earns Gold Medal at 2021 Great American Beer Festival appeared first on Finding NWA.

  • Ozark Beer Co. Listed Among Best Breweries of the Southeast
    by Will Collins on September 13, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    In addition to the Rave feature, Thrillist named the Ozark Beer Company the best brewery in Arkansas, and Food & Wine acknowledged OBC for having one of the best IPAs in America three times.… The post Ozark Beer Co. Listed Among Best Breweries of the Southeast appeared first on Finding NWA.

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