The Ozark Off Road Cyclists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and maintaining sustainable soft surface trails in the Arkansas Ozarks, giving greater opportunities for mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts to live healthy active lives. Established in 1997, the OORC has been working with local, state, and federal agencies to preserve the natural environment for recreational experience. The OORC regularly partners with a variety of user groups, land managers, and businesses to support and run numerous outdoor recreation events including educational training in sustainable trail building, group rides, races, and trail work days. The Club is a proud Chapter Member of IMBA (The International Mountain Bike Association).
The OORC has been instrumental in the development of trail systems at Lake Fayetteville, Mt. Sequoyah, Kessler Mountain Regional Park, Lake Leatherwood Park in Eureka Springs, Devil's Den State Park, Hobbs State Park, Lake Wedington Recreational Area, The Upper Buffalo, Lincoln Lake, the Runway Bike Park, the Great Passion Play, Gregory Park, City Lake in Siloam Springs and numerous other projects. We are committed to developing sustainable trails to support multiple user groups including hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners while identifying appropriate opportunities for mountain bike progression.