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The Harrison West Loop explores the Ozarks South and West of Harrison, Arkansas.  This route starts by heading South through the Buffalo River valley to Jasper.  


Leaving Jasper, riders can view the Arkansas Grand Canyon.  On the way to Lurton, riders can stop at Sam’s Loop Trail to take in the view from Chickenhead Wall Vista.


At Lurton, the route turns Northeast.  If you are up for a bit of hiking, you can visit the Alum Cove Natural Bridge.  At Green Forest, you will follow some small back roads back to Harrison.


Location:  Northwest Arkansas

Approximate Mileage:  150 miles

Estimated Riding Time:  4.25 Hours 

Surface:  Paved.




  • Harrison - Boone County Heritage Museum, Mystic Caverns
  • Judea - Sam’s Loop Trail
  • Ponca - Covered Bridge, Ponca Low Water Bridge, Boxley Valley Historic District
  • Deer - Alum Cove Natural Bridge
  • Jasper - Roundtop Mountain Trailhead, Arkansas Grand Canyon, Bradley House Museum, Hammerschmidt Trailhead


Motorcycle Rides, Arkansas, Harrison, Jasper, Ponca, Green Forest, Alpena

Harrison West Loop

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

  • Our digital routes are designed to operate in most GPS devices.  In addition to GPSs, our routes should work with several smartphone apps.  They will NOT work on Google Maps or Apple Maps.


    If you plan on using a smartphone app, we recommend the REVER app.  REVER will work with both Android and iOS and in addition to navigation it has many other great features.


    For best results in REVER, download the route to your computer first, then import into your smartphone.  Turn by turn may not work, so we recommend that you utilize the "Follow the Line" option. 


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