Below are links to useful information and organizations. If you'd like to include your trail-related website or service here, please drop us a line.

Land Stewards

US Forest Service - Mark Twain National Forest  

Missouri Department of Conservation  

Missouri Department of Natural Resources  

Missouri State Parks  

Corps of Engineers - Wappapello Lake  

National Parks Service - Ozark National Scenic Riverways  

Pioneer Forest  

Trail Books and News

Ozark Trail Guide Book  - (Welch & Carroll) Make planning your Ozark Trail adventure easy, all the information you need to plan a day trip or a through hike or ride is right here. Plus, full color photos of the beautiful locations in the Missouri Ozarks and maps of the trail and driving directions to get there.

River Hills Traveler  - River Hills Traveler is the journal of the wildest, wettest, most scenic and historic part of Missouri. Read us for hiking, camping, hunting, fishing stories and outdoor news from the eastern Ozarks.

Trail Groups and Users

American Hiking Society  

American Trails  

Brushy Creek Resort  - Maintains part of the Karkaghne Section

Danny's MOTRAILS website  

EarthRiders Mountain Bike Club  

Friends of the Ouachita Trail--FoOT  

Gateway Off-Road Cyclists (GORC)  

Ginkgo Adventures  

International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA)  

MOTRAILS - Missouri backpacking Yahoo Group  

ORCC-Off Road Camping Club  

Ozark Explorers  - South-central Missouri activities

Ozark Highlands Trail Association  

Show-Me Missouri Back Country Horsemen  

Trail Club of St. Louis  

Missouri Sierra Club  

Nearby Trails

River to River Trail  - Southern Illinois

Lewis and Clark Trail, Weldon Spring MO  - A moderate hike along the bluffs of the Missouri River near Weldon Spring Wildlife Areas. Access from Hwy, 94 in St. Charles County


Eminence  - Near the Current River section; nice website!

Poplar Bluff  - Near Wappapello and Victory sections

Van Buren  - Just 4 miles East of the Between the Rivers and Current River section.

Places to Eat

Bixby Country Store  - West on 32 from the Middle Fork Hwy DD trailhead

Places to Stay

River Oaks Ranch  - Near Steelville, MO

Shuttle Services

Shuttle Providers  - Shuttles that provide service along the Ozark Trail

Brushy Creek Resort  - Middle Fork, South Trace, and Karkaghne

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers-In-Parks  - National Parks Service V-I-P link page

Corporate Sponsorship

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