Hot Springs is home to a versatile trail system with offerings for riders of all ages and skill levels. Take a quick one-mile scenic loop or push yourself on one of our beginner-to-intermediate trails. For hardcore riders, Hot Springs has three IMBA Epic Rides, ranging from the heart-pumping 33-mile Womble Trail to the grueling 108-mile Ouachita National Recreational Trail. Hot Springs was designated as a IMBA Bronze-level Ride Center in 2015. Whatever level you’re on, take your ride to the next one in Hot Springs.

Beginner Trails

Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail

  • Distance: Many trail sections less than 1 Mile.
  • Skill Level: Beginner

Hot Springs Creek Greenway Trail  is a 4.2-mile, multi-use trail corridor that will eventually connect downtown Hot Springs to a wetlands area at Lake Hamilton. At this time, 2.25 miles have been completed – it is ideal for families both on foot and on bikes.

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Entergy Park

  • Distanace: Many trails less than 1 Mile.
  • Skill Level: Beginner

With nine trails, both off-road and paved, under a mile in distance, Entergy Park is a great biking destination for beginners. See the sights and feel the breeze as you warm up at this family-friendly biking destination.

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Iron Mountain Trail

  • Distance: 21.5 Miles
  • Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

A fast draining trail built to IMBA standards. Nicely bermed turns with some drops of varying difficulty. Used for several off-road events including cross-country races and XTERRA events.

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Cedar Glades Trail

  • Distance: 10 Miles
  • Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

The Cedar Glades Park Loop is extremely fast, with technical descents. There's one long climb filled with switchbacks, which is roughly 4% grade or more in some sections totaling a little more than half a mile.

There are lots of creek crossings with plenty of rocks and roots. Some of the descents have high berms which make the descent fast and safer.

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Advanced Trails

Womble Trail

  • IMBA EPIC
  • Distance: 33 Miles
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

The Womble is considered the jewel of the Ouachita Mountains as far as trails go. This is by far the most famous trail in the state with folks driving in from all over the country to try this epic ride. It is also the key element of the Ouachita Challenge and Womble Classic Mountain Bike Race held each year.

The Womble is listed as an IMBA Epic Ride and even made it into a couple of the bike mags.

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Ouachita National Recreational Trail

  • IMBA Epic
  • Distance: 108 Miles
  • Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced

This is a hiking trail which allows mountain biking through remote sections of the Ouachita Mountains. Expect some off the bike traversing but also some fun downhills along the way.

On the western end, lodging, camping and dining are available at Queen Wilhelmina State Park. The trail also connects with the Womble Trail - IMBA Epic in Montgomery County. This area is used as part of the Ouachita Challenge Mountain Bike Race.

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Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT)

  • IMBA Epic
  • Distance: 45 Miles
  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Built over the last 10 or 15 years on both Corps of Engineers and US Forest Service land, the Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) covers 40 plus miles of shoreline and ridge top tiding. A favorite for both mountain bikers and distance runners alike. 

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