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, Aug 27 2016 - 8:00am
Crew Leader Training with Sierra Club volunteers
This event will take place in St. Louis at the Sierra Club office.  Volunteers who are interested in leading crews for the Sierra Club ...
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Saturday, Aug 27 2016 - 8:00am
Urgent Need - Corridor Clearing on the Current River Section!
We need your HELP THIS SATURDAY clearing the trail corridor of summer vegetation to prepare for the Eminence MO Trail Town Celebration. ...
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Sunday, Sep 04 2016 - 8:30am
Labor on the Ozark Trail Sunday & Monday ONLY
Join us for some labor on Labor Day weekend. Plans are to continue maintenance on the OT each day as we prepare for the OT100m MTB Race...
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Saturday, Sep 10 2016 - 8:00am
Trail Town Celebration - Eminence
Trail Town Celebration on the Ozark Trail, September 10th-11th, 2016. Visitors and members of the community will have the opportunity to par...
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Tuesday, Sep 13 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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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.