Located on the War Eagle Mill Ride, Hobbs State Park is Arkansas’ largest park in land area with more than 12,000 acres. Bordering Beaver Lake, the park is home to beautiful natural features and mountain streams. Interpretive services, hiking trails and a state of the art visitors center offer many great activities to break up the trip.
A 177 mile ride includes a stretch of Arkansas road on Highway 123 known as the Dragon’s Tail. Interesting stops along the way include the Buffalo National River, Get a Map and Directions! Lost Valley Park and the historic Harrison Square.
Here are some views of the ride:
War Eagle Mill is a working grist mill located in Northwest Arkansas since 1832. Overlooking the War Eagle River, a visit to the mill is a charming trip full of history complete with beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery. War Eagle Mill produces natural and organic goods and serves some of their products on site at the Bean Palace which makes for a hearty lunch. War Eagle is home to two big arts and crafts fairs annually. See a Calendar of Events in the Spring and Fall for more information on the War Eagle Mill Crafts Fair.
From Eureka Springs take Highway 23 South to Highway 12 and follow it to War Eagle Mill. The 57 mile War Eagle Ride takes you to War Eagle Mill, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, and Hobbs State Park. See the map and directions. Here is an idea of what the ride looks like:
Some of the best motorcycle rides in Arkansas start in Eureka Springs. Stage your discovery from one of the most fun places in the state. Find out which accommodations are motorcycle friendly and see motorcycle ride maps.
From the top of the famous Pig Trail, Eureka Springs Downtown is the best place for bikers to kick off their boots.
Located at the center of the most scenic parts of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs is a hub for 5 of the best rides through the region. Ride the curves by day and relax at night with live music at The Balcony Restaurant and Bar overlooking Basin Spring Park or one of many other local watering holes that keeps downtown lively.
Whether you prefer a room or suite, Eureka Springs hotels like the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Basin Park Hotel are located within walking distance of all of the fun.
Sore muscles? Try a massage at New Moon Spa or Serenity Spa.
Tip: Often times there are discounts or free gifts for New Moon Spa with overnight reservations at the Crescent Hotel. CHECK FOR HOT DEALS! If you are a guest at the hotel, getting to the spa is just a few steps from your room. If you are staying at the Basin Park Hotel downtown consider making an appointment at Serentity Spa for the same convenience!eureka springs motorcycle rides
After all, it is all about the best rides. Find the best Eureka Springs Motorcycle Rides!
Get ready for some scenic curves … Ride the Pig Trail Now!
See elk graze and visit the historic Boxley Valley on the Jasper Ride!
Five Rides, Five People, Five Reasons your friends are going to love Eureka Springs …
#1 The most adventurous and most scenic rides in the Ozarks are all accessible from Eureka Springs.
Ribbons of road curl around the Ozarks to reveal the most amazing views. From grazing elk in the historic Boxley valley near America’s First National River to the famous Pig Trail, Eureka Springs is centrally located to access the best motorcycle rides in the state.
#2 Eureka Springs is motorcycle friendly
Eureka Springs’ landmark hotels have been welcoming visitors to the area for centuries. They wouldn’t be able to keep their historic reputations if they didn’t know how to take care of their guests. The 1886 Crescent Hotel and the 1905 Basin Park Hotel both offer designated bike parking to secure your most prized possession while you relax for the night. Special pricing for groups of 5 people or more make staying overnight a great value so you can use the money you saved to fill up and hit the road for your next adventure.
#3 Unique and breathtaking places to hang out together
Enjoy drinks over a game or two of pool in Lucky 7 billiards at one of the highest points in downtown Eureka Springs. Make the veranda of the Crescent hotel your private hang out by staying in the connecting rooms or choose balcony rooms that look out over the Crescent East Lawn. Rock it out old school in rocking chairs on the porch overlooking the town. Gather around the fire in the pocket garden near the Crescent moon. Hang out at the copper bar of the Balcony Restaurant overlooking Basin Spring Park downtown. There are so many options. Give us a call and we will assist you in arranging a memorable trip.
#4 Lots of fun, quirky and exciting things to do
Eureka Springs is home to castles, the blues, bears and other big cats, crazy festivals and craft shows, fabulous parades, rivers, lakes and natural springs … The list goes on and on. Learn more about Eureka Springs and get ideas for things to do.
#5 Eureka Springs is ALWAYS OPEN
Spring and Fall are the best times to visit just for the colors of the season but Eureka Springs is open year round. There are different things to look forward to depending on the time of year. Talk with us about what time of year you plan to visit.
Spring Break in Eureka Springs always promises something funky and fun.Get Out and Ride!
Wear something green and don’t miss the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the heart of historic Eureka Springs.
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Fly a kite at the Eureka Springs Kite Festival. The kite festival is held at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge so while you are there, stop in and see Bam Bam the bear. Get tickets!
Hunt ghosts in Americas Most Haunted Hotel. Featured on top cable shows like “My Ghost Story” and “Ghost Hunters”, the ghosts are pretty well documented but you can experience the spirits for yourself. Tours are offered each evening. Get tickets!
Take a ride along the Arkansas Art Trail and visit some of the most beautiful and inspiring sites in Arkansas.
Nobody celebrates Mardi Gras quite like Eureka Springs. Fabulous floats, impressive parades, over-the-top costumes, and funky parties like the Black Light Ball or the Beaux Arts Ball.
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Eureka Springs is a Winter Destination Too!
Eureka Springs is the perfect getaway for couples. Treat your and your partner to a hot stone massage in one of Eureka Springs Spas. Enjoy amazing Eureka Springs food and discover you new favorite hangout where you can meet up with others just like you. Eureka Springs is renowned for its music festivals like Blues Weekend, Bluegrass Weekend, Ozark Folk Fest and the newest festival Ozark Mountain Music Festival but you don’t have to wait for a festival to enjoy the town. Get the inside track on things to do in Eureka Springs during the winter. Eureka Springs is just getting warmed up.