Mountain biking serves as an escape from the hustle and bustle of work and the stresses of life. It’s a burst of adrenaline and the opportunity to push ourselves to the limit. And it’s connection through fleeting moments alone with the beauty of nature. For Brandon Woods, mountain biking served as a North Star that guided his family to their new home.
Just minutes from downtown Bentonville, Coler Mountain Bike Preserve is a 300-acre park open to the public 365 days a year, 7 days a week. From world-class mountain biking to community gathering spaces to a hideaway cafe, there something for everyone at this outdoor escape!
Their slogan is "Let's Ride Together," and the Women of Oz live up to those words.From free fundamentals clinics to monthly Flagship rides, the organization is training, supporting, and empowering all women to learn or expand their mountain biking skills.
Everything you could want is within a short ride from the trails, whether it's lodging, restaurants, drinks or art museums. The local economy has embraced Bentonville's role as a leader in mountain biking tourism and has developed and attracted a number of quality bike shops, rental and retail vendors, bike guides and manufacturers, along with professional riders and outdoor enthusiasts.