Northwest Arkansas has a rich, historical trail system that you can explore by foot, bicycle or car. Whether you are interested in retracing the steps along the Trail of Tears, tracking old Civil War Troop movements or following the path of the Butterfield Stagecoach Trail, you can find the maps and information you need here.


The Heritage Trail Partners, Inc.
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Our goal is to help you learn, enjoy and explore the historic trails of Northwest Arkansas.

The Northwest Arkansas Heritage Trail is a regional network of bicycle and pedestrian facilities connecting residents to our rich heritage, our recreational and cultural assets, a healthier lifestyle, and to each other.


driving guideDriver's Guide to the Butterfield Overland Mail Route

New book available locally.

The Heritage Trail Partners are proud to announce the release of the first in a three volume series tracing the route of the Butterfield Overland Mail Ox Bow Route 1858 - 1861. [More...]

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Butterfield Trail Brochures
Butterfield Stage Coach Driving brochures are available at the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Air Museum, Fayetteville Town Center, Springdale Chamber of Commerce, Shiloh Museum, Lowell City Administration Building, Lowell Historical Museum, Withrow Springs State Park, Bentonville/Bella Vista Tourist Information Center, Siloam Springs Tourist Information Center, and at the Bentonville A & P Commission, or by calling Marilyn Heifner at 479-587-9944. 



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