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Level: Intermediate
Length: 9 mi (14.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +640/ -612 ft
Total: 65 riders

Mountain Biking Little Clifty Creek Loop

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#23 of 190 mountain bike trails in Arkansas
#1,637 in the world

Townsend Ridge Road Trail is located in Hobbs State Management Area. The trail is 100% singletrack and is a multi-use trail. Expect to see very little other trail traffic, but you could also encounter hikers & horses. The surface is mostly hard packed with some sections of loose gravel. The entire trail is in a wooded area and has two major hill climbs in either direction. The trail connects to two other shorter loops near Townsend Ridge Road.

First added by surveyjim on Dec 12, 2006. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From the intersection of U.S. Highway #62 and U.S. Highway #12 in Rogers, drive East on U.S. Highway #12 about 12.5 miles to Townsend Ridge Road. Turn right on Townsend Ridge Road and continue about 1.8 miles to the trailhead on the right.
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  • JBX

    another epic with new trails was awesome, decent hill climbs, great views and lots of flow

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  • CFM   ✓ supporter

    Very fun cross country trail. It is laid out very well in the steep terrain. Excellent signage lets you know what to do at intersections and points out interesting features. A fast ride with numerous swoops and turns. Highly recommended!

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  • jcallahan

    This trail is really smooth and really fast, with a lot of short interval climbs and decents. If you like getting a lot of speed with minimal effort, on a great all-singletrack trail, Hobbs State Park is the spot in NWA! This is for sure one of my favorite rides in the area, and the trail is pretty new, in great condition and there is not a lot of traffic there... so have a blast!!

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  • surveyjim

    The name of trail, based on signs on the trail, is "Little Clifty Creek Loop", see trail photo. I originally called the trail "Townsend Ridge Road Trail" because that's how I refer to it, not because it is the "official" name. "Hidden Diversity" is the name of a geocache, but some people refer to the trail as "Hidden Diversity Multi-Use Trail".* Review edited 1/15/2007

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  • Steve_Chyrchel

    The name of this trail is not the "Townsend Ridge Road Trail". The trail name is the "Hidden Diversity Multi-Use Trail".

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