Mar 30, 2022 - Things to Do

4 walking trails near Northwest Arkansas

Bella Vista Lake Trail
Photo: Courtesy of AllTrails

Spring is here, so it's time to stretch those legs a bit and enjoy all the Ozarks have to offer.

  • Here are a few nearby and easy walking trails to add to your rotation.
Bella Vista Lake Trail

Take a lap on this paved fitness trail that rings the lake near Bentonville.

  • Surface: asphalt, concrete
  • Length: 3.2 miles
  • Parking: available in two lots within the park
Scull Creek Trail

Centrally located, this trail connects to many of Fayetteville's residences, businesses and parks.

  • Surface: asphalt, concrete
  • Length: 4.4 miles
  • Parking: available at nearby Gordon Long Park
The Lake Fayetteville Trail

Challenge yourself to complete this popular loop near Johnson.

  • Surface: paved
  • Length: 5.4 miles
  • Parking: available in a lot off of East Zion Road
Lake Fayetteville Trail
The Lake Fayetteville loop. Photo courtesy of AllTrails
North Forest Trail

Go for a run or bring your dog (on a leash!), and enjoy some quiet time on this loop near Bentonville.

  • Surface: crushed gravel, natural and hard surface
  • Length: 1.8 miles
  • Parking: available in large lots off of Museum Way
Photo of North Forest and Rock Ledge Trail Loop
Photo courtesy of AllTrails
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