Slaughter Pen Trail

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4.70 out of 5
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Intermediate
18
miles

Singletrack
↑ 2,100 ft
↓ 2,100 ft
1,286
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Armadillo's Last Stand is 100% singletrack and can be ridden by riders of most skill levels. The surface is mostly hard packed with some gravel. There are log rides and short sections of more difficult terrain, all with easy alternate routes. The trail can be ridden in either direction. For more info see slaughterpen.com or phattirebicycles.com.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (30)
 

Gramcounter


December 31, 2016
Midmoab Gramcounter  
 
Review: Really fun trails in phase one. Unfortunately we only had time to ride this first phase, but got a taste for what the system has to offer. After a pretty good climb at the west end the trails flow well with good features and technical sections. We had an older map that excluded some of the newer areas. I will try to upload a few pictures of the trailhead maps.

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Doubletrack


December 26, 2016
 
Review: Such an awesome trail system! This trail system is a model for all trail systems. It is accessible from town, features flow trails, technical trails, and everything in between, has a super fun atmosphere, and features great scenery. What else does a trail system need?

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Gramcounter

November 10, 2016
 
Review: Awesome, awesome, awesome trail system. Rode all three phases. They were in excellent condition and the signage was great. Park at the phase 1 lot and ride all the way out to the top of phase 3 and into town. Grab a bite to eat and then ride the trails back!

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Gramcounter

November 5, 2016
dpking Gramcounter  
 
Review: Great trail. Close to town. Excellent flow. Great downhill section. Trail is well marked.

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Granny Gear

June 15, 2016
 
Review: This is one of the best all around trails in Arkansas. You really can't go wrong with all of the man made objects combined with nature. They have nice trails, XC courses, and surprisingly, a downhill flow track.

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Gnarly


April 27, 2016
gregval Gnarly  
 
Review: From research, we know that the trail has lots for everybody. However, even with the best Bentonville map, it was hard to navigate to choose our trail preferences. THere are really no trail signs at intersections, where they actually need to be for guidance. There are some along the trails, with numbers on top. (Couldn't figure that out; maybe every 100 yards?)
Intermediate trails were pretty flowy;expert trails were steeper, with tougher loose gravel, making climbs a bit of trouble.
We found our way around from Section 1 to Section 2, but the prevailing winds carried the sewage treatment plant smells into the south end of Section 2; not real pleasant.
Overall, I think this area is good, but as another reviewer said, confusing for newcomers.

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Granny Gear

March 21, 2016
 
Review: Possibly the coolest trail system I've ridden so far. It has something for everyone, so you really can't go wrong.

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Trailblazer


March 16, 2016
DirtBum Trailblazer  
 
Review: An outstanding mixture of natural and man-made features. Trails mostly have a nice flow, and plenty of challenge to be had, with climbing, rocks, and roots aplenty. The designed features -- bridges, skinnies, teeter-totters, berms, jumps, drops, etc. -- are especially fun. The only downside of this trail network is the disconnectedness of the various phases, and the confusion for first-time visitors of figuring out where they are and how to navigate the links between sections. Signage is plentiful, but not necessarily helpful in helping visitors orient themselves.

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Granny Gear

February 11, 2016
gunnaras Granny Gear  
 
Review: A great trail and one of the best I've ridden. I ride it atleast 5-6 times a year.

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Gramcounter

June 21, 2015
 
Review: This was my first time here and it did not fail to disappoint.This trail has some of the best singletrack flow I have ever ridden. It has a plenty of wood obstacles for the more daring of riders. The views were also as beautiful and peaceful. I live in Texas and is worth the 6 hour drive to ride this. This is a must ride trail for any rider. There are plenty of shorter routes if you just want to ride a little or more depending on your skill level.

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