It's back!! Join us for the OT100MTB on September 24

Into the woods for the OTA Fall Mega Event

Over 160 hardworking Mega volunteers relax with BBQ, prize raffle and music

Thank you, REI! $15,000 grant presented at Sept 26, 2015 Mega

Thanks Show-Me Missouri Back Country Horsemen for work on the Current River section

Nearly a mile of sweet trail built at the Spring 2015 Mega: Thanks volunteers!

It takes a lot of hard hats to protect 175 Mega trail builders

Dedicated volunteers fording a stream with trail tools

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

Dogpacking across the Current River

Just you and your shadow on the Ozark Trail

"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

Make it a Father's Day you'll never forget!
Looking for something special to do with your father this weekend? Look no further! The Ozark Trail has that special trip aleady planned for you. Chec ...

Prescribed Fire Alert- Trace Creek Section
The US Forest Service has re-scheduled the 170 acre Timberline Lake area prescribed burn for Friday, April 15th. This will impact a 1/2 mile of the Oz ...

Prescribed Fire Alert - Current River Section
UPDATE 3/17:  Due to weather conditions inconsistent with the unit prescription, the Mill Buzzard prescribed burn has been postponed. If wea ...

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jul 30 2016 - 8:00am
Leadership Conference and Summer Board Meeting
To be held in Potosi.  For members of the Board of Directors and other individual interested in direction the OTA takes in the future.&...
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Saturday, Aug 06 2016 - 6:00am
Let's start at the very beginning...
It's a very good place to start, when you sing you begin with Do Re Mi, on the trail we begin with Pu La Ski!!! Wow, I am such a dork!!!!&nb...
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Tuesday, Aug 09 2016 - 6:00pm
Monthly Staff Meeting - Powder Valley CA
The OTA Staff gathers monthly to discuss progress made and to set out operational tasks and goals. These meetings are open to the public and...
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Saturday, Aug 13 2016 - 11:00am
OTA Crew Leader Training
OTA Crew Leader Training in Potosi, Missouri. Saturday classes begin at 11am and last until 8pm. Sunday class runs from 8am until 2pm and in...
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Saturday, Aug 20 2016 - 8:00am
Hot August "Knights"
Although we will not be wearing armor nor riding stallions, we will be defending the Ozark Kingdom from the forces of Lord Weedles. More de...
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Recent Events

Mega Event, Sept. 26, 2015

Mega Event, Apr. 11, 2015

Powder Mill, Feb. 13-14, 2015

OT100 Mountain Bike Race

April 26, 2014 Mega Event

Backcountry Trail Build, 4-5-14

Whoopin' in Up in Winona, 3-22-14

Womens Day and Maintenance Outing, 3-8-14

OTA Trivia Night, Feb. 1, 2014

Backcountry Trail Build, November 2013

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To develop, maintain, preserve, promote, and protect the rugged natural beauty of the Ozark Trail.