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Discover the wonder of Arkansas’ dirt roads, connecting rural farms, communities, and commerce.

But that’s not all – locals know these sinuous gravel ribbons that flow through the hills and hollers also offer endless adventures on foot, bike, and horseback. Welcome to OZ Gravel, where we believe safety and adventure go hand in hand, creating unique connections to the rural parts of our state.

Come experience it for yourself.

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OZ Gravel Connectors

A gravel connector is a gravel trail, path, or road and provides a safer way for gravel cyclists to get from point to point.

OZ Cycling Tours | Bentonville, Arkansas

If you’re coming to Northwest Arkansas for the OzGravel experience, having a tour guide is an invaluable way to maximize your time. Navigating the hundreds of miles of dirt roads can be daunting, but your tour guide will make sure your trip goes off wi …

Get Your Gravel On With PeopleForBikesNWA’s Intro to Gravel Rides

Written by: Brady Carman, PeopleForBikes Northwest Arkansas Bike Business Innovation Program Coordinator Gravel cycling is quickly becoming a favorite activity for bike riders across the Ozarks, and for good reason. Gravel riding allows people to take …

Top gravel articles, videos, and pods of 2023

2023 was another big year for gravel. Did we lose the spirit? Did it become too pro? What about products and tech? We chatted with some of the top athletes, journalists, and daily riders to gather our top articles, videos, and pods of 2023. Have a favo …

2024 Gravel Cycling Events

Photo by Kate Austin Photography, courtesy of Rule of Three It’s time to update your calendar for 2024 gravel events!   Enjoy events like social rides, fundraisers, races, and true character-testing rides this year on Northwest Arkansas gravel. No …

Andy’s Winter Gravel Essentials

Words and images by: Andy Chasteen Many folks retreat indoors for the winter season, preferring the trainer or not riding at all. But these cold seasons can be some of the best time to ride in NWA, especially if you are rocking the right gear. I’m no e …

Gravel Cycling Gift Guide

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to think about the perfect gifts for the gravel cyclist in your life. From cozy wool gloves and socks to high-performance clothing and essential bike equipment, here’s a curated list of gift ideas that will m …

Why Riding a Mountain Bike on Gravel Roads is A-Okay!

  While Bentonville, Arkansas is the Mountain Biking Capital of the World™, the gravel craze has certainly reached us here. When it comes to cycling, the world is your playground, and the choices are limitless. One delightful option that’s often o …

Weekend Gravel Trip to OZ

Courtney and Ann pull onto the town square late on a crisp fall evening in early October. They’ve been talking about visiting Bentonville for six months, and finally found a long weekend on the calendar. So they loaded up the bikes and hit the long roa …

Bikepacking in Northwest Arkansas

Written by Andy Chasteen. Photos by Andy and Jackie Chasteen. Northwest Arkansas has become synonymous with mountain biking, and with good reason. The area has some of the best single track in the United States, and a great deal of food, culture, art, …

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