We have made arrangements with shuttle providers along the trail, because our goal is to get you out on the trail! Depending on your trip, location, and dates, you may find one of the providers listed below to be your best choice for a trail shuttle. Contact shuttle providers directly for rates and booking information.
Courtois & Trace Creek, north Hwy DD / 32 Trailhead
(plus Council Bluff Boat Launch)
|Bass' River Resort
Located on the Courtois Creek in Crawford County right on the trail at mile 12.4. Shuttle service area is the entire Courtois and Trace Creek section (north of Council Bluff Recreation Area), plus other destinations as arranged. Teaming up with Ozark Outdoors this vendor can arrange a hike-and-float trip. The resort has camping, cabins, food, canoes, rafts and more.
|Southern Trace Creek, Middle Fork, Karkaghne and western Taum Sauk||Brushy Creek Lodge & Resort
The folks at Brushy Creek specialize in equestrian adventures but can provide shuttles for trail users of all types. They are located between Black and Oates in Reynolds County and have a connector trail to the Karkaghne section of the Ozark Trail. In addition to shuttles, Brushy Creek has a campground, cabins, stables, showers and a restaurant.
|Middle Fork, Taum Sauk, Marble Creek, Blair Creek||Franklin Floats
Franklin Floats and Campground is located at the East Fork Black River Bridge. Services include canoe, raft and kayak rentals, cabin rental, camping and Ozark Trail shuttles.
|Current River, Between the Rivers and Eleven Point||Richard's Canoe Rental
The folks at Richard's Canoe have been shuttling Ozark Trail hikers for years and they know the trailheads well. An exellent choice for the Eleven Point and Between the Rivers sections, they also will shuttle almost anywhere on the trail, including trips for thru-hikers. A canoe provider for the Eleven Point Scenic Riverway.
Are you an Ozark Trail shuttle provider who isn't listed above? Give us a call to be added to this page!