Lake DeGray Iron Mountain bike race

Home to three IMBA EPIC Rides and the Northwoods Trails, Hot Springs is the perfect place for mountain bike lovers to be whisked away by the wonders of the Natural State.


Iron Mountain Trail
Used for several events such as cross country racing and XTERRA events, this 21.5-mile trail is a great trail for beginners to intermediate mountain bikers.
Skill Level: beginner

Hot Springs Northwoods Trail
Voted the best trails in Arkansas by riders two years in a row and home to the annual Güdrun MTB Festival in Hot Springs every November, The Northwoods Trail includes green, blue and black single and multi-track, flow trails and jump lines, plus the Lucky 13 expert section for professional mountain biking. This 31.5-mile trail is perfect for beginners to thrill-seekers looking for an outdoor oasis in Spa City.
Skill Level: beginner to expert
Trailheads: Waterworks, Pullman, Cedar Glades and Bull Bayou

Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail
This 2.5-mile trail connects directly to downtown Hot Springs and leads near Lake Hamilton. Creek Greenway is the perfect trail for families hiking on foot or wanting to mountain bike.
Skill Level: beginner

Entergy Park
This family-friendly nine-trail paved trailway is perfect for families wanting to take it easy and enjoy the beauty of Hot Springs. Entergy Park is less than one mile, making it an ideal outdoor adventure for families of young children.
Skill Level: beginner to intermediate

Lake Ouachita Vista Trail
Located in the Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service land, this 45-mile trail journeys from the shoreline to the top of the ridge. This is a popular trail among mountain bikers and trail runners due to its intermediate intensity and beautiful views.
Skill Level: intermediate

Womble Trail
Located in the Ouachita Mountains, this intermediate trail is the most famous trail in the state of Arkansas. The annual Womble Classic Mountain Bike Race brings mountain bike experts together from all over the country to compete, along with the Ouachita Challenge. This 33-mile trail is perfect for intermediate to expert-level mountain bikers.
Skill Level: intermediate to expert

Ouachita National Recreational Trail
This 108-mile trail is available for all outdoor enthusiasts to mountain bike and/or hike through remote sections of the Ouachita Mountains. Connecting with the Womble Trail, intermediate to expert adventurers can enjoy the beautiful landscape while biking, lodging, camping and more at the Queen Wilhelmina State Park on the west end of the trail.
Skill Level: intermediate to expert

Lake Ouachita Vista Trail


Güdrun Mountain Bike Festival
This renowned annual mountain biking event will take place November 10-12, 2023. This three-day event is known for its Nordic theme, and special activities will include the Güdrun Slow Roll, Jump Jam, and Attila the Hun Mountain Bike XC Race.
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For the more casual cyclist, you can enjoy a guided bike tour of Hot Springs historic downtown area, along with a water tasting tour brought to you by Hot Springs Bicycle Touring Co. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Parkside Cycle: sales, rentals and repairs
Spa City Cycling: sale and repairs
Hot Springs Bicycle Touring Co.: rentals, tours and repairs
Dick’s Sporting Goods: sale and repairs

Womble Trail