• Sports TravelMagazine.com 93 October/November 2017
Arkansas Naturals, a Kansas City Royals
affiliate, play in nearby Springdale.
“I tell people the possibilities are endless in Rogers,” said Kelly Parker, sports
and tourism marketing manager for
Cycling is popular, in part because
of the efforts of Northwest Arkansas
Trails and the Walton Family Foundation, which has donated millions of
dollars to develop trails. Bentonville
hosted the International Mountain
Bicycling Association’s World Summit
in November 2016, which included an
event at Rogers’ bike park, the Railyard.
“The word is getting out there that little ol’ Rogers, Arkansas, is a great place
to come for cycling,” Parker said.