Training is under way for the OT Challenge Hike. Support a Team.

The first annual Taum-a-Hawk Hike Race!

This is how hard our OTA volunteers work... blisters of love! Photo: Scott Hayden

Over $6,000 was raised at Trivia Night on February 18th!

OTA adopters go above and beyond!

Headquarters maintenance vs trail maintenance

Bridges over the Current River leading to the new trail! Photo: Mark Nettles

Santa's elves made a detour for some trail fun

Wild Horses of Shannon County

Mark Nettles Award Winning photo from the top of Mina Sauk Falls

Jim Davis Award Winner

GORC ramping up the trail for a little more fun!

Mega chow line.

This is the way to tag the trail OT!

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

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

Trail's-eye view of an OTA crew

Hunting Seasons
Many areas trail users enjoy are also frequented by hunters. Hunting season dates vary from year to year so please check the dates at https://huntfish ...
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Contribution from Bass Pro Shops
The OTA wishes to thank Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, MO for a donation in the amount of $1,000 to support our efforts. Thanks Bass Pro! Your su ...
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Prescribed Fire Alert- Victory Section
The Forest Service will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Upalika Pond area of the OT on Friday, March 3rd.  The prescribed burn will impac ...
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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Apr 29 2017 - 10:00am
OTA Board Meeting
Quarterly meeting of the OTA Board meeting.  Members and volunteers are welcome to attend.   LOCATION US Forest Service Confern...
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Sunday, Apr 30 2017 - 8:00am
Assurance Markers
Recent documentation provided by the forest service gives specific direction on nails and nailing. This is a good time to review Assurance M...
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Friday, May 05 2017 - 9:00pm
Jr Ranger Day
Outdoor Education School Trip to Alley Spring with multiple nature topics for kids hosted by National Park Service.  The OTA will be co...
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Saturday, May 06 2017 - 8:00am
OT Challenge Hike
THIS EVENT IS FULL! Please email otchallengehike@ozarktrail.com if you are interested in joining us in 2018! Sign up here to receive more i...
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Saturday, May 06 2017 - 8:00am
American Trails International Trails Symposium - Dayton,American Trails hos Ohio
American Trails hosts the 23rd International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio May 7-10, 2017. There will also be a Professional TrailBu...
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Recent Events

WIUIW Spring 2017
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AlPint Night 2017
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Meet Me Outdoors in St Louis
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Tool Repair and Sharpening
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Micro Mini Mega Makeup
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Spring 2017 MEGA I Prep
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Round Spring Feb 26 Build
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2017 Trivia Night
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Round Spring Feb 12 Build
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OTC Meeting Echo Bluff SP Feb 11, 2017
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To develop, maintain, preserve, promote, and protect the rugged natural beauty of the Ozark Trail.