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3.71 out of 5 Rider Rating 3.71
7 Reviews

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By ozarkdiver (214 McR Points) on Apr 14, 2019

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tleehy
50 McR Points
August 14, 2021
great area to find small town atmosphere.…
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Rooster
88 McR Points
May 29, 2020
Decent ride. Views are okay but there are far…
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Written Directions

The route begins in Huntsville, AR and follows Route 23 through Eureka Springs, AR (25 miles). This route, in a way, is the "Northern Ancestor" of the world famous Arkansas Pig Trail as it in on the same Route 23 that the Pig Trail follows about 30 miles to the south.

Scenery

A beautiful mountain road passing through parts of the Ozark National Forest. You'll go past Withrow Springs State Park just north of Huntsville, then through Historic Eureka Springs. From this point you can continue north as described on another motorcycle ride on McR here: https://www.motorcycleroads.com/motorcycle-roads/missouri/missouri-route-86-ride-the-eagle

Drive Enjoyment

The road is a mixture of sweepers and twisties, and the asphalt is in great shape. While not overly technical, the radius of the curves is perfect for maintaining speed through the sweepers, making this a great route for big cruisers and crotch rockets alike.

Tourism Opportunities

Gas/food/lodging is available in both Huntsville and Eureka Springs.

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tleehy
August 14, 2021
50 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Touring
great area to find small town atmosphere. Several small towns along the route with many great southern style restaurants. Eureka Springs always welcomes riders with anything from getting a drink, food , lodging, entertainment, anything else you can think of.
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Rooster
May 29, 2020
88 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Touring
Decent ride. Views are okay but there are far better roads to ride in the area if your just out riding.
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Brett Byers
July 4, 2020
34 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Cruiser
Lots of curvy roads.
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