De Queen Lake has 32 miles of shoreline, more than 100 campsites, 8700 acres of surrounding public land, and until recently, zero bike trails. But that’s changing. The community will soon have its first four-mile trail at the lake, and with the help of an IMBA Trail Accelerator grant, they’ve expanded their vision to become the premier mountain bike destination in Southwest Arkansas.
The Trail Accelerator grant is a competitive grant offering for communities wanting to get started on building better places to ride. Awardees receive professional trail planning and consultation services to launch their trail efforts. Legacy Initiatives, a local nonprofit community development organization focused on…(more)
Source: Building Trails from the Ground Up in De Queen, Arkansas | IMBA
Are there currently bike trails at DeQueen Lake?
I don’t believe there is much there yet. Design work has been done but construction has been slowed due to the pandemic. I hope they are able to get the funding they need and continue the work.