OTA volunteers at Current River State Park: National Trails Day, June 7, 2014

OTA presented with USFS 2013 Trails Group Volunteer national and Region 9 awards

OTA volunteers roughing it on the trail

Who's ready for this? Dogwoods in the Huzzah CA

Look for bluebells along stream bottoms beginning in late March

Dogpacking across the Current River

Just you and your shadow on the Ozark Trail

Outbuilding near Padfield Spring, Taum Sauk section

$2.2 million: a Mega check to the USFS for 10 years of OTA volunteer value

Fall hike along Taum Sauk Creek, Taum Sauk section

Happiness is: building trail at the OTA Fall Mega Event

Kicking off the trail building season: Courtois tread repair

Listen to the trailer

"Is this heaven?" "It's Missouri."

Wow! Missouri "Best Trails State:" International Trails Symposium. THANK YOU!

Nothing like a blue-sky day on the trail: Current River section

Trail's-eye view of an OTA crew

Box turtles (named for their hinged shell) live in Ozark forests and brushy fields

Trail vehicle: making dirt look good

What's New

Firearms Season Begins Saturday
Deer Firearms Season opens 11/15/14 and runs through 11/25/14. It's great weather to be out on the Ozark Trail, but plea ...

REI GEOstories tells the OT Story
REI has created a very cool interactive website and the OT is part of it! As recipients of REI’s generous grant pr ...

Inaugural 100 Mile Bike Race a Huge Success
Over 80 racers mounted up at 6:35am Saturday morning, September 6th for an unknown adventure; 100 miles by bicycle on th ...

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Upcoming Events

11/30/14
Freedom from the 3 F's...Food, family and football!!!

12/06/14
Trail Maintenance - Wappapallo - Otter Creek

01/01/15
Combined event now OTA House/Tool Clean-Up with Trail Maintenance 1/1-1/4/2015

01/01/15
Maintenance Blast into the New Year from 1/1 to 1/4

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Recent Events

April 26, 2014 Mega Event
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Backcountry Trail Build, 4-5-14
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Whoopin' in Up in Winona, 3-22-14
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Womens Day and Maintenance Outing, 3-8-14
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OTA Trivia Night, Feb. 1, 2014
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Backcountry Trail Build, November 2013
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John Roth Memorial Cook-off, Nov. 2, 2013
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Whooping it up in Winona, Oct. 28, 2013
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Mega Event, September 28, 2013
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OTA Fall Kick-off, Sept. 7, 2013
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