Camping and Lodging
We would first like to acknowledge the Inn of the Ozarks as our Host Hotel for the Fat Tire Fest. A limited number of rooms are available so call soon and make note you are with the Fat Tire Festival to access our room block. The Hotel will be host to our Saturday night registration and Pool Party and the “Big Town Ride” on Saturday day. The Tall Pines one of our Trials Sponsors has limited cabin availability. Call soon!!! The Land O Nod is our newest supporting hotel. Great rooms and great price. Other lodging options abound, but make sure you check out our other supporting lodging and camping sponsors first.
Fatty Fest Host Hotels:
- Inn of the Ozarks - We will be having our Saturday night registration and social at the Inn of the Ozarks. Mention the Faty Fest to get in on early block room price. Located across the street from the Eureka Springs High School on hwy. 62. Modern Hotel with Pool, entertainment center, restaurant and very clean rooms. It is riding and walking distance from Black Bass City Park, Downtown and Harmon Park. Phone: 800-814-8307. Join us for the “Big Town Ride” leaving the hotel Sat. and 12 noon.
- Tall Pines Inn - The cabins are located at the junction of highway 62 and Pivot Rock Rd. It is only 1/2 mile from Harmon Park, 1.5 miles from the downtown XC start, and 2 miles from Lake Leatherwood. It features well-shaded cabins with kitchenettes, has a pool and is owned and operated by mountain bikers. Phone: 479-253-8096.
- Land O Nod – This hotel offers great amenities and reasonalble prices. Clean ,pool, kids playground and a great retro lobby. Room block for Fatty Fest with speical rates. 479-253-6262.
- Pine Lodge - The Pine Lodge has 6 cabins and 6 suites, some with hot tubs and spas. Located on highway 62 the motel is only a five minute drive away from Lake Leatherwood, Harmon Park and the historic downtown area. Phone: 479-253-8065.
- Fly Rod Motel – Although this motel is booked up for this years’ Fatty Fest, remember these folks on your trips to Eureka before and after the festival. Modest room prices. A small pool offers a place to cool off after rides. A spur trail takes you directly to Lake Leatherwood City Park and Dowhnill flow trail from the motel. Angler’s Grill and a gas station / store are only a couple hundred feet away. 479-253-1056.
- Brackenridge Lodge - The Brackenridge features cabins suites and rooms. A cool pool is nestled on the hillside behind the sturctures. Located on hwy 62 across from Pivot Rock Rroad, the establishment is convenient riding and walking distance from Downtown, Harmon Park and Black Bass Park and is only minutes from Lake Leatherwood by car or bike. 479-253-6803.
- Hidden Hollow Cabins -This collection of lodging establishments in Eureka offers a little bit of everything. Ideal for families and larger parties to Romantic Get aways. Pet Friendly and cyclist owned and operated. One rental has trail access to the Fat Tire Festival XC course and the city trail system from the yard! They can even hook you up with bike, kyak and canoe rentals. 479-253-0323.
Camping & RV:
- KOA - Located on hwy 187 on the way to Beaver Dam the KOA offers camping, RV sites, swimming pool and bathhouse. Only 5 minute drive from Lake Leatherwood and Beaver Dam. CALL FOR RATES: 479-253-8036.
- Lake Leatherwood - Camping is available on-sight at Lake Leatherwood City Park. Bath house and bath rooms on sight. No electrical hook-ups or RV sites available. Camping is first come first serve. CALL FOR RATES: 479-253-7921
- King’s River Outfitters - Located 15 minutes south of Eureka Springs off of Rockhouse Road on the Kings River, this is a full service canoe outfitters. Only 5 minutes from Madison County Wildlife Management area and dozens of miles of trail. CALL FOR RATES: 479-253-8954.
- Beaver Lake State Park - Several public campgrounds are available on Beaver Lake. (10 minutes from Lake Leatherwood).
- Madison County Wildlife Management Area - Located 20 minutes south of Eureka Springs on Hwy. 23 or Rockhouse Road, the Madcow, as it is fondly known offers free primitive camping and is host to dozens of miles of trails and forest roads and beautiful back country. For more info go to www.agfc.state.ar.us.
- Several other private campgrounds exist in and around Eureka Springs as well as many other lodging establishments. Call or go to Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce # 501-253-8737, www.eurekasprings.org or .com.