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

You have got to see this: morning mist on Bell Mountain

What's New

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 tri ...

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 wi ...

Prescribed Fire Alert - Current River Section
UPDATE 3/17:  Due to weather conditions inconsistent with the unit prescription, the Mill Buzzard prescribed b ...

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Trail Adventure Workshop - Springfield, MO

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Trail Adventure Workshop - Blue Springs, MO

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Recent Events

Mega Event, Sept. 26, 2015
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Mega Event, Apr. 11, 2015
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Powder Mill, Feb. 13-14, 2015
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OT100 Mountain Bike Race
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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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