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

REMINDER: Peck Ranch Closures
The Ozark Trail through the refuge portion of Peck Ranch Conservation Area will be closed on the following dates due to managed deer hunts in the refu ...

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 ...

Upcoming Events

Friday, Sep 30 2016 - 5:00pm
1st Annual Ozark Trail Skills College
This promises to be an excellent weekend packed with fun! Jonathan Brooks with the USFS will be guiding us as we learn about the trail from ...
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Saturday, Oct 08 2016 - 8:30am
Prepping for the OTA Fall Mega
Join us as we prepare for another great Mega!  We will be based out of the OTA house as we get back to the Berryman reroute we sta...
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Tuesday, Oct 11 2016 - 6:00pm
Monthly Meeting - Powder Valley CA
A meeting of the Volunteers who run the Ozark Trail Association gathers monthly to discuss progress made and to set out operational tas...
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Saturday, Oct 15 2016 - 8:30am
OTA Fall Mega on the Berryman Reroute
Join us for the 2016 Fall Mega as we set out to finish up the Berryman Reroute we started this past spring.  Last spring we broke the r...
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Sunday, Oct 16 2016 - 8:00am
OTA Fall Mega Tool Clean Up Extravagansa
After a grand day of building trail, eating great food, and having a good night with friends and music; come join us for a some tool cleanin...
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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.