It was a cold start for the Mega. Frost flowers galore!

End of an awesome build day

Can't tell if the pups are cold or they have their superhero costumes on

Start of new day

Some volunteers tire out quicker

Kathie Brennan and Jeff Goetter recognized by the National Forest Service for their volunteering.

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

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!

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

We are always looking for volunteers for many of our organization positions.  I'd like to highlight a couple that we need the most right now. Se ...

Board Update
The annual meeting of the Board of Directors was held on Saturday, January 20th in Potosi. A huge thank you and recognition goes out to the departing ...

New Website & Database
You may have noticed some changes on the website as OTA swings functionality to the new database. The membership module has been turned on and there h ...

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Feb 24 2018 - 8:30am
Round Spring V - 2 day Build
Same as before......let's keep it going!!! We are meeting at Carr's just north of the Current River bridge on Hwy 19 Saturda...
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Saturday, Feb 24 2018 - 10:00am
Ozark Trail Council Meeting
The Ozark Trail Council is made up of the land managers including Federal, State and local agencies as well as the Sierra Club, Missouri Bac...
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Saturday, Mar 03 2018 - 8:30am
Round Spring VI - 2 day build
Same as before......let's do this! Come for one day or two!  We are meeting at Carr's just north of the Current River b...
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Saturday, Mar 10 2018 - 8:00am
Celebrating International Women's Day the Round Spring Way
Fingers crossed that ole' Man Winter will keep away and we'll be able to enjoy a great weekend celebrating us during this women's ONLY event...
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Saturday, Mar 10 2018 - 8:00am
Pacific Riverwalk River Cleanup
The Ozark Trail Association, Pacific River Walk Trail Association (or Pacific River Walk Trail Crew) , and Great Rivers Greenway a...
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Recent Events

2017 Fall Mega 2

WIUIW Fall 2017

2017 Fall Mega 1

2017 OT 100/50 MTB

Taum-A-Hawk 2017

National Trails Day 2017

2017 Challenge Hike

WIUIW Spring 2017

AlPint Night 2017

Meet Me Outdoors in St Louis

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