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Mountain Biking in Burns Park, North Little Rock, Arkansas USA

Level:
Intermediate
Lenght:
6.11 mi / 9.83 km
Type:
Singletrack
Hazards:
Rock gardens
North Little Rock is located across the picturesque Arkansas River in Pulaski County, Arkansas. North Little Rock is the state’s sixth-largest city that includes beautiful lakes, magnificent parks such as Dickey-Stephens Park (home of the Arkansas Travelers minor league baseball team), Burns Park (one of the USA largest parks), walking and bicycling trails, recreational and entertainment facilities which bloom throughout the city.

Burns Park, the 1700 ac / 6.9 km² park, is located in North Little Rock. Some of its many amenities are: 17 Soccer Fields, 3 outdoor basketball courts, 5 softball fields, 7 baseball fields, RV camping, playgrounds, accessible fishing pier, Boat launch to the Arkansas River, golf courses, archery range, seasonal amusement park. The spot also features a 15 mi / 24.1 km long of natural surface multi-use trails and a 6 mi / 9.7 km long of paved multi-use trails.

Burns Park trail, is a 6.11 mi/ 9.83 km singletrack mountain biking trail. There are a lot of different locations to get into the trail network. The trails are marked as red, white, yellow etc. Generally the trail is ideal for intermediate level.

You can get warmed up on the yellow loop which is suitable for beginners as it is neither rocky nor technical and you can have some real fun in many of it fast sections.  The green and red trails are very rocky and rooty, with great climbs and descents and creek crossings, making them ideal for intermediate riders with good handling skills.

These trails can get rough at times and you have to be aware of rock gardens since they are able to tear up your tires. Nevertheless, if you are looking for a tight, fast and twisty trail, Burns Park is the best place to find it.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Little Rock, AR
8.5 mi / 13.7 km, 16 mins
Take the I-30 E of W 3rd St 1.9 miles / 6 minutes. Head north on State Capitol to Capitol Mall 456 feet Take the first turning right into Capitol Mall 115 feet Take the 1st turn left at State Capitol 318 feet Take the first turn right at W 3rd St 1.2 miles Turn left at (n) Cumberland St 102 feet Take the exit toward I-30 E 0.6 miles Continue I-30 E . Take I-40 W to Charles H Boyer Dr in North Little Rock . Take exit 150 from I-40 W 4.9 miles / 5 min. Merge onto I-30 E 1.8 miles Proceed to U.S. 65-N (signs for Interstate 40 W ) 0.5 miles Merge onto I-40 W/US-65 N 2.4 miles Take exit 150 for Military Dr 0.2 miles Take W Military Dr and Joe Poch Rd to your destination 1.7 miles / 5 minutes. Turn left at (n) Charles H Dr. Boyer 0.1 miles Take the first turn right at W Military Dr 0.4 miles Turn left at (v) Joe Poch Rd 0.9 miles Continue to Arlene Laman Dr 0.3 miles Turn left Your destination will be on your left
BY CAR FROM Maumelle, AR
12.1 mi / 19.5 km, 19 mins
Take the I-40 Eof AR-100 W / Maumelle Blvdand AR-365 S 2.5 miles / 7 minutes. Head weston Windwood Lnto Edgewood Dr 220 feet Turn right in (n) Edgewood Dr 0.4 miles Turn left at (n) AR-100 W / Maumelle Blvd 1.3 miles Turn right on (n) AR-365 S 0.6 miles Turn right to enter (v) I-40 E toward Little Rock 0.2 miles Follow I-40 E to W Military Dr in North Little Rock . Take exit 150 from I-40 E 7.8 miles / 7 minutes. Merge onto I-40 E 7.5 miles Take exit 150 for Military Dr 0.3 miles Continue W Military Dr to your destination 1.7 miles / 5 minutes. Turn left at (n) W Military Dr 0.5 miles Turn left at (v) Joe Poch Rd 0.9 miles Continue to Arlene Laman Dr 0.3 miles Turn left Your destination will be on your left
BY CAR FROM Jacksonville, AR
16.7 mi / 26.9 km, 21 mins
Take the US-167 S/US-67 Sof N 1st St and S Redmond Rd 2.5 miles / 5 min. Head southweston N 1st Stto Mulberry St 1.2 miles Turn right in (n) W Trickey Ln 0.2 miles Continue to S Redmond Rd 0.9 miles Turn left to enter the US-167 S/US-67 S in Little Rock 0.2 miles Follow US-167 S/US-67 S andI-40 W to Charles H Boyer Dr in North Little Rock . Take exit 150 from I-40 W 12.5 miles / 12 minutes. Merge onto US-167 S/US-67 S 8.3 miles Merge onto I-40 W/US-167 S/US-67 S 0.9 miles Keep right to stay on I-40 W , follow signs for Interstate 40 W / US 65 N / Arkansas 107 N / Fort Smith 3.0 miles Take exit 150 for Military Dr 0.2 miles Take W Military Dr and Joe Poch Rd to your destination 1.7 miles / 5 minutes. Turn left at (n) Charles H Dr. Boyer 0.1 miles Take the first turn right at W Military Dr 0.4 miles Turn left at (v) Joe Poch Rd 0.9 miles Continue to Arlene Laman Dr 0.3 miles Turn left Your destination will be on your left
BY AIR
Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field,
12.6 mi / 20.3 km
BY AIR
Memorial Field Airport,
66.9 mi / 107.7 km.
BY TRAIN

The Station Building (with waiting room) is located in 1400 West Markham Street, Little Rock. From there you can use the local shuttle or one of the many cab companies to get to the spot.

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