About Us

Arkansas Outside

Arkansas Outside

Our goal at ArkansasOutside.com is to provide information on outdoor sports throughout Arkansas. We specialize in participatory sports like running, cycling, paddle sports, climbing, hiking.

We maintain a calendar of events to help you find just the right activity whether it’s your first 5k race a group hike or a multi-day adventure race. We are constantly adding to our collection of stories and articles on events and destinations in the Natural State to give you more information about the activities you love.

You’ll also find group and club meetings on the calendar of events, trail work events and workshops to help you enjoy the outdoors even more.

We are lucky in Arkansas to have such a diverse outdoor playground. We have the wetlands of southeast Arkansas, the rolling hills of the southwest part of the state, the mountains of the north and west and the unique flatlands of the east. We have caves, rugged mountains, roaring rivers and trails to connect them all. Arkansas is home to two International Mountain Biking Association “Epic” trails, the Womble and Syllamo, long hiking trails like the Ouachita National Trail, Buffalo River Trail and the Ozark Highlands Trail, one of the top state park systems in the country, the first national river, the Buffalo….We could go on and on.

We post information on a variety of events including, road cycling, mountain biking, cyclocross, trail running, road running, marathons, canoeing and kayaking events, hiking and backpacking trips and multi-sports like triathlons, duathlons and adventure races. We also post information about club meetings, workshops, new or improved outdoor venues and volunteer opportunities throughout Arkansas.

Subscribe to and comment on our blog articles, search through our calendar of events, follow, friend and circle us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. View photos and videos on our Flickr and You Tube pages. Please check out our advertisers and thank them for supporting outdoor sports in Arkansas. Thanks for hanging out with us and we’ll see you outside.

Joe Jacobs and Lisa Mullis,
the ArkansasOutside.com Team