Our Editor's Trailside Guide to Fayetteville

With warmer weather headed our way, it’s time to break out the bikes and enjoy the many trails that Northwest Arkansas has to offer! If you’re planning to venture out on the Razorback Greenway, our edit’s put together a trailside guide for how to best enjoy your time on the trails. If you’re looking for a great way to enjoy the many businesses along the trail, we suggest starting the day in Downtown Fayetteville at The Square for the Farmer’s Market, enjoying the shopping around the square and Dickson Street, then venturing down the trails from there – stopping at our favorite spots. 

Scouted Trail-Adjacent Shopping

Exterior view of a boutique with a brick facade and signage reading "By Request" above the entrance. A mannequin dressed in a light blue top and denim shorts is displayed in the glass storefront window, which features bold red graphics inviting to "MEET ME IN FAYETTEVILLE" along with an Instagram handle. The setting gives off a welcoming vibe for shoppers scouting for a personalized shopping experience.

By Request – it is off the trail and up near The Square, but 100% worth the biking up the hill. By Request is a great way to shop and enjoy the many brands offered in-store. If you’re looking for special event dressing or everyday glam, this is the shop for you. 

Romance Diamond – located on Dickson street

David Adams Fine Jewelry – located on the square

Massimo Interior Design – located on the square

Notable Trailside Stops

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The Ramble – a great spot to hang out with family, friends, and enjoy the beautiful nature surrounding the trail systems

The Fayetteville Public Library – right up the hill from The Ramble, the public library is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. A TSG insider tip – stop by the Arsaga’s inside the front entrance for an iced sport tea, this is one of our editor’s favorite refreshments to enjoy while biking, or just enjoying a Sunny day! 

Trailside Eats

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Woodstone – TSG insider tip: if you get pizza, be sure to ask for their homemade ranch on the side. Their pizza dipped in their ranch = heaven. Woodstone also has a great outdoor seating area! 

Arsagas – right next to Woodstone is Arsaga’s, great for breakfast and lunch. They also have lovely outdoor seating. 

If you aren’t feeling like an entire meal, but are craving something healthy to fuel your ride, check out the many juice bar/healthy alternatives right off the trail. Swoon Juice Bar, Mamaka Bowls, and new to the area – The Daily Beet. 

Where to Rent Bikes

Highroller Cyclery 

Phat Tire – Locations in Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, and Siloam Springs

The Bike Route


We hope you enjoy our editor’s trailside guide to Fayetteville! For a complete map of the Northwest Arkansas trail system, check out this interactive map from the city of Fayetteville. Happy Trail-ing, and don’t forget your helmet!

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