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Ozark Trail Through Hike
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0 Start at Onondaga Trailhead. (directions)
The Onondaga trailhead has room for 1-2 vehicles. An alternate trailhead is at Ozark Outdoors; please register at the office to see if parking is available.
Onondaga Trailhead to Little St Louis Campground - 5 miles
0.6 Road crossing - Cave Rd.  
1.8 Road crossing - Scotia Ranch Rd 
2.6 Social trail turn-off the Ozark Trail to the southwest for visiting the ruins of the old Scotia Ironworks smelter, built in 1870. Smelter is 500' or so south of trail. 
3.3 Sharp turn to the right from trail to double-track.
4.8 The trail passes at the bottom of limestone bluffs and next to the crystal-clear Courtois Creek. Lots of nooks to explore, too. 
5 As you enter the campground, head towards the kiosk. Continue down the road closest to the creek through the campground. The trail will enter the woods on the left about 100 yards down the road.
Little St Louis Campground to Lower Narrows Trailhead - 2.7 miles
5.2 Courtois Creek crossing. This is a 'wet crossing' with water depth normally 6 inches to 2 feet deep. This area is prone to flash flooding. During spring rains the creek may not be passable for days. 
5.3 Large opening at the gated Bat Cave. There was a shooting here in the 1870s over a disagreement at a poker game. 
6.5 Sharp turn to the right from trail to double-track road.
7.2 Start of multi-use trail. Bike and horse travel allowed to the south.
7.7 Look for the Trailhead kiosk on your right, then then take the single-track trail into the woods.
Lower Narrows Trailhead to Lower Narrows Rd Crossing - 3.6 miles
8.2 Great bluff top overlooking the Huzzah valley 
9.5 Road crossing - Barn Rd 
10.4 Pipeline road 
10.8 Small wet-season waterfall with many mossy rocks 
11 Pool of water below riffles. Fairly reliable water source. 
Lower Narrows Rd Crossing to Bass River Resort Trailhead - 1.3 miles
11.3 Road crossing - Lower Narrows Rd 
12.5 Bass River Resort. Canoe outfitter with campground, cabins, store, parking. 
12.6 As you exit the woods, continue down the road (Butts Rd.) that runs behind the cabins for 1 mile.
Bass River Resort Trailhead to Courtois Bluffs - 1 miles
13.1 Bridge and take-out / put-in spot for Bass Resort canoes. Subject to flash flooding. 
13.3 Traveling west-to-east, go straight at this intersection and follow the road up to the right.
13.6 East end of 1 mile road walk at end of pasture and the road makes a sharp left turn. Watch for OT Markers on the right and follow the trail into the woods. This is private property for the next 1/2 mile, so NO CAMPING until you get to the top of the next ridge.
Courtois Bluffs to Forest Road 2265 - 5.8 miles
13.8 You will pass a cemetery and old road on the left. Continue straight and make a left a little farther down the hill. Trail goes to the south and to the east.
14.1 This is the eastern border of Bass' property (private). Turns from double-track and single track. Traveling to southeast, keep to the right.
14.2 Scenic views of Courtois Creek valley. 
15.6 Off-trail water in the Courtois Creek. 
15.6 Small slice of Forest Service land off the trail on the opposite side of the creek can make for a nice camping spot along Courtois Creek. A wet crossing would be required. 
15.7 To the southeast of the switchback is a short bluff directly over the Courtois Creek. 
16.4 Bluff overlooking the Courtois Creek and the creek valley. Located just off-trail at turn. 
16.9 A small pool of water is usually found at the base of a rock formation of the ravine. Last-resort water if needed. 
17.1 A lovely hollow with many seasonal wild flowers and pawpaw trees. 
18.6 Logging road crossing. Watch for OT markers and trail continues to the northeast. 
19.1 Forest Service road 2757. Gravel  
19.3 Road crossing - FS-2265 (also known by many other names: Berryman Trail Rd, Floyd Tower Rd, CC Camp Rd)
Forest Road 2265 to Harmon Spring Spur - 2.9 miles
19.9 Small creek bed that often has a trickle of water 
21.4 Road crossing - FS-2284 
22.2 Harmon Spring spur / OT intersection. Check your map or directions to make sure you head the right way. 
22.2 Continue straight and to the left past the spur to Harmon Spring.
Harmon Spring Spur to Berryman North Intersection - 0.4 miles
22.4 Several sources of water in the Harmon Spring general area, along with a nice rock ledge on the left. 
22.6 Take a right to head towards Berryman Campground using the west side of the BT.
Berryman North Intersection to Berryman South Intersection - 12 miles
22.6 Berryman / OT intersection. Look for the sign and check your map to make sure you are heading in the right direction. 
25.5 Vernal pond. Water may be muddy. Source of last resort. 
26.1 This is the easternmost crossing of FS-2265, located just west of the end of Highway W 
26.4 Road crossing - FS-2274. 
27.7 Artesian spring, camping area. ATV abuse in area has several double-track routes to this spot, so WATCH FOR SIGNS to keep on trail. 
27.7 Beecher spring. Lots of horse droppings in area, so water should be treated 
29.8 Forest Service road - 2608. Gravel.  
29.8 A popular camping spot next to a wildlife pond located just west of the trail crossing of FS-2608. 
33.2 Probable water source during most of the year in the valley down hill from the trail. 
34.6 At the Berryman OT intersection, make a right to continue on the Ozark Trail.
Berryman South Intersection to Highway 8 Trailhead - 1.3 miles
34.6 Forest Service road from Berryman campground. Gravel 
Highway 8 Trailhead to Hazel Creek Trailhead - 11.8 miles
35.9 Courtois Trailhead at Highway 8 
35.9 Road crossing at Highway 8. Paved. Watch for vehicles.  Trail on south side of road makes a quick jag to the west before heading south.
36.1 Lost Creek crossing. Water is typically 6-18 inches deep. May have swift high water during heavy rains. 
37 Powerline crossing. Can get brush in the summer. 
37.6 Road crossing - Gobblers Knob. Gravel 
38.8 Old logging road crossing. Dirt 
39.3 Intersection of double-track bottomland ATV road with trail.  If traveling southeast, make a right onto double-track.
39.5 Machell Hollow has a few pools of water except during very dry periods 
39.7 Pigeon Roost Road crossing - northern of two crossings. 
40.7 Pigeon Roost Road crossing - southern of two crossings. Gravel 
41.9 Forest Service road 2514. Gravel 
42.1 Forest Service road 2249. Gravel 
45 Snapps Branch. Reliable source of water. 
47 Forest Service road 2540 
47.3 County Road 657. Gravel 
47.5 The remnants of a Scotch Hearth lead smelter, built in the mid-1800s. 
Hazel Creek Trailhead to North DD Trailhead Connector - 13.1 miles
47.7 Hazel Creek Trailhead. 
47.7 Hazel Creek campground. No toilets, no trash pickup. Located south of trailhead. 
47.7 Water available from Hazel Creek. South of trailhead about 100 yards or so. 
48.3 6-12 inches deep, year-round water crossing 
49 The trail to the north is in the woods, connecting with an ATV/ORV road to the south. This turn can be easy to miss, so watch for signs. 
49 Hazel Creek crossing. Deep in spots. There is a shallow spot downstream that may be easier than here the current trail crossing is marked. 
49.1 Fork in illegal ATV road system. If traveling north-to-south, keep going straight. 
52 Piney Branch crossing. Very brook which often has water. 
52.7 Highway C. Paved  
54.3 County Road 646 (also known as the Delbridge cut-off). Gravel 
55.2 ATV usage is heavy in this area. Please consult your map and watch for signs. 
55.5 Trace Creek. Should always have water except in extreme drought. 
57.3 County Road 648. Gravel 
60.7 Unmarked parking area about 1/2 mile south of Council Bluff entrance. About 200' southeast of trail. 
North DD Trailhead Connector to Council Bluff Spur Trail (at OT) - 1.9 miles
61 Highway DD crossing. Watch for approaching vehicles. 
61.8 Nazarenko Spring. This lovely spring is just off-trail down the hill on the south side of Telleck. Easy to miss in leafy seasons, the spring forms a round pool next to white pines before emptying with a gurgle in to Telleck Branch. 
62.7 Make a right at the Council Bluff spur trail sign, going south on the Trace Creek trail.
Council Bluff Spur Trail (at OT) to Middle Fork / Trace Creek Intersection - 2 miles
64.7 Upper source of the Big River. Almost always has water 
64.8 Power line crossing- can be weedy late spring and summer. The trail continues directly on the opposite side of the opening
64.7 At the Middle Fork / Trace Creek junction sign, make a right on the the Middle Fork trail.
Middle Fork / Trace Creek Intersection to South DD Trailhead Connector - 1.2 miles
64.9 Big River crossing. Not so big, here! In the wetter seasons you'll spot a small spring seeping out of the banks. The plank bridge was washed down stream during the May 2009 derecho. 
South DD Trailhead Connector to CR-79 Crossing - 11.4 miles
66 Highway 32 crossing. Paved. Big trucks and on a turn, so look both ways and listen before crossing. 
67.4 Headwaters of the Middle Fork. This valley usually has water. 
67.6 Cedars have claimed this old pioneer field. The headwaters of the Middle Fork of the Black River start their flow here. 
68.4 Headwaters of the Middle Fork. Reliable water. 
68.4 CR-72 crossing. 
69.3 For a mile in either direction you'll wind through mixed pines and hardwoods as the trail makes its way through a narrow public land corridor. 
70.6 Logging road. Dirt 
71.9 Wolfpen Hollow waterfall. About 12'. Quaint, peaceful and a great stop. 
73 CR-73 crossing. 
73 Brooks Creek 
73.8 Highway 49 crossing. Short sight distance, so listen and watch for approaching vehicles. 
74.5 The creek drops over a 2' fall into a lovely pool of water. The rock-bottom riffles flow pass a stand of whispering pines. 
75 Just off this sharp turn you'll find a spring flowing from a small opening in moss-covered rocks. 
75 Henderson Creek. The wooden bridge over the creek was built as part of an Eagle Scout project.. 
75.8 FS-2367 crossing. 
77.3 Cross the gravel road (CR-79), picking up the trail on the other side.
CR-79 Crossing to Barton Fen Road Crossing - 1 miles
77.3 Stay to the left as the trail turns down an old field road.
77.4 Sharp turn off field path to Neals Creek to the south. This is an easy turn to miss if traveling to the south, so keep an eye out for signs and watch your map.
77.4 Neals Creek. Subject to flash flooding. Normally 6-18 inches deep. Do not attempt to cross during high water-- take the gravel road bypass to the low-water bridge at CR-78 to get back on the trail. 
77.6 Good view of large beaver dam. Past the dam is a large marshy area known as Barton Fen, home to the endangered Hines Emerald dragonfly. 
78.3 Go straight across the gravel road.
Barton Fen Road Crossing to Barton Fen Foot Only By-Pass - 0.2 miles
78.3 County Road 78. Gravel 
78.3 Crib wall along Neals Creek-- an AHS Volunteer Vacation project. 
78.5 Make a right.
Barton Fen Foot Only By-Pass to Highway J - 9.8 miles
79 Switchbacks through a pleasant pine/hardwood forest 
79.4 FS-2702 crossing. This area was part of a timber salvage and is fairly open. 
80.2 Upper end of Gunstock Hollow with its rock-bottom creek and pines. This area has a mysterious feel to it. 
80.6 Creek crossing. Just upstream is a 3' waterfall with a nearby spring. 
81.6 Buick Mine Road 
82.6 Little Creek. Just upstream is a great stopping point next to a short bluff and near a beaver dam. 
83.2 The trail passes above a rock-bottom creek with lovely riffles that empty into shallow pools. 
83.7 Forest Service road 2369. Gravel 
84.7 Strother Creek crossing. Can be a 'wet' crossing. Hikers may elect to walk across a downed sycamore. NOTE: this is an easement through Doe Run property and downstream of a lead tailings pond. You may want to avoid drinking the water here. 
86.2 CR-836 crossing 
86.8 County Road 835, also known as the Mack Ridge road. Gravel 
87.6 When the leaves are off you have a nice view of the Brushy Creek valley. 
88.3 Cross Highway J and go down the gravel road on the opposite side.
Highway J to Highway J Trailhead - 0.2 miles
88.5 Highway J trailhead. Parking available in cleared area at bend in road. 
88.5 The gravel road deteriorates as it goes through the bottomlands along Brushy Creek. This can be a tricky section to navigate. Watch for signs.
Highway J Trailhead to North Karkaghne TH - 0.2 miles
88.5 Brushy Creek. Normally 6 inches to 2 feet deep, subject to flash flooding. The trail runs through a gravel bar here and signs can be washed out in floods, so consult the map and look for additional signs. 
88.7 After you cross the creek, watch for the trail and signs. You will follow an old road to the left, and then through an old field to the right and start uphill into the woods.
North Karkaghne TH to Brushy Creek Lodge Turn-Off - 2.3 miles
90.8 Unnamed gravel road crossing 
91 Follow the green OT signs.
Brushy Creek Lodge Turn-Off to Sutton Bluff Beach Parking - 8.2 miles
91 Forest Service road 2329. Gravel. Road to the east can be used to reach Brushy Creek Lodge 
91.7 County Road 830. Gravel 
91.7 Gunnis Branch. Reliable water. Spring up stream. Nice area for a break. 
93.7 Country Road 2172. Gravel 
95.7 Karkaghne Scenic Drive crossing 
97.2 CR-849 
97.3 Forest Service Road 2236. Gravel 
98.2 CR-806 
98.6 North terminus of road route past Sutton Bluff campground. Watch for vehicles on road. Consult a map and look for signs to navigate this 1/2 mile road trip. Left onto road. Continue on road downhill towards Sutton Bluff. (KA7)
98.8 Scenic route along the top of Sutton Bluff. Watch your step! 
99 Sutton Bluff campground. Seasonal. Toilets, showers, and running water in season. Pavilion. 
99.1 West Fork of the Black River. Crossing is on low-water bridge. Subject to flooding. South terminus of road route past Sutton Bluff campground. Watch for vehicles on road. Consult a map and look for signs to navigate this 1/2 mile road trip. Sharp turn is on north side of low-water bridge. 
99.2 Make a left just past the bridge onto the trail. Trail entrance is next to a guard rail (the sign often goes missing).
Sutton Bluff Beach Parking to Sutton Bluff Trailhead Turn-Off - 0.2 miles
99.3 Swimming hole at base of bluff. Just off trail with gravel beach. Excellent spot to swim or take a break. About 200' east of trail. 
99.3 Continue pass the trailhead connector and up the hill towards Sutton Bluff.
Sutton Bluff Trailhead Turn-Off to Highway P Trailhead - 17.5 miles
99.8 A great view from the steep bluffs overlooking the Black River. 
100.9 The trail passes through a stand of pines with nice seasonal views of the Bee Fork valley. 
102.5 Cross the gravel road and continue through the riparian forest to Bee Fork.
102.6 Unnamed gravel road 
102.7 Bee Fork crossing. Subject to flooding. Typically 1-2 feet deep. Trail continues in the woods behind the small grouping of trees across the creek on the gravel bar.
104 A nice valley-view in late Autumn or early spring. 
105.3 The creek here is subject to washouts and the trail can be confusing to find at times. Keep an eye out for markers as you navigate through this bottomland to find the trail on the other side. 
105.4 Intermittent stream with seasonal water 
108.9 CR-862 
110 Power line crossing. Seasonally overgrown. Watch for signs and rock cairns. Consult a map. The trail emerges from the woods and follows a jeep road under the powerlines. Look for a rock cairn and make a right for a short distance before picking up the trail into the woods on your left. (KA13)
110.3 This bottomland crossing is subject to washouts. Keep an eye out for trail markers. 
110.8 Grasshopper Hollow access. A quarter-mile northeast on the gravel road takes you to the entrance to North America's largest non-glacial fen complex. A special place! 
110.9 Reliable water in Grasshopper Hollow - you may find it where the trail crosses the bottoms, or you may have to walk down the gravel road to the fen area. 
112.6 Highway TT crossing. Watch for approaching vehicles. 
114 A mile-long trip through Vest Hollow with a variety of trees, plants and geography. 
114.8 FS-2312 
115.6 A fairly-reliable water source as a little streamlet passes over moss-covered rocks. 
115.7 Veer left at top of ridge.
116.3 Timber haul roads and illegal ORV activity weave their way along this ridge. Keep an eye out for signs to avoid a mistaken trip down the wrong path! 
116.6 Highway 72 crossing. Watch for approaching vehicles. 
116.8 North terminus of the Blair Creek section. 
Highway P Trailhead to 235 Trailhead Connector - 6.4 miles
118.9 North end of tram-line trail.  This portion of the Blair Creek trail is located on the bed of an old railroad tram built in the 1800s to transport pine logs from the Brushy Creek area.
120 Highway P crossing. Paved. Watch for vehicles. 
123.1 Southern end of tram-line trail.  
123.1 County Road 235. Gravel 
123.2 Continue on past the 235 TH spur trail.
235 Trailhead Connector to Laxton Hollow Trail Connector - 5.2 miles
124.2 Blair Creek Raised Fen. This is a rare 'raised' fen with seeps that rise above the valley floor. More information on this area is available through the U.S. Forest Service. 
124.9 Water available at various sources in this area. 
126 County Road 235-B. Gravel 
126.7 Short waterfall. A nice area to explore or take a break. 
127 County Road 238. Gravel 
Laxton Hollow Trail Connector to Powder Mill Connector - 15 miles
128.4 Laxton Hollow trail intersection. This trail goes to the Himont Trailhead. 
129.7 Road turn-off.  Make a right to the south.
130.6 Two roads intersect here.  Make a right and cross the creek.
130.6 Water crossing, can be 12-18 inches deep. 
130.6 The trail travels through an old field which can quickly overgrow (plus there is ATV activity in the valley). It can be easy to lose the trail, so keep a sharp eye for signs. The trail connect at the base of the hill by an old cellar. 
131.2 This is a great little spot to take a break. The area features short bluffs, an overhang, a cave-like opening and a view of the creek. The bottomland gets flooded quite a bit, so it can be tricky to navigate at times. 
131.9 Keep an eye out for signs. 
132.2 Harper Spring. You'll see the foundation of the old springhouse in the midst of a pond (the result of beaver dams). A popular place to stop and explore. 
132.2 Watch for OT markers on your right as the trail departs the main double-track road (and onto an older double-track road!)
132.6 You'll veer off the double-track road to your right. Watch for signs and consult your map.
133.6 Unnamed road. Gravel 
135 Northern terminus of one-mile road walk. 
135.4 The water here is normally 1-2 feet deep and is subject to flooding. 
136.1 Cemetery 
136.1 The main County road makes a sharp bend here.  Continue to the southwest on the smaller road (then watch for a turn-off to the southeast)
136.1 Southern terminus of one mile road walk 
136.4 A cave that was once used as a dance hall, among other things. Gated off due to ATV vandalism. 
137 County Road--- 242? Not sure of designation 
137.9 County Road 106-B. Gravel 
138 Little Blair Creek 
138.5 Logging road. Not a bad spot for cell phone reception if needed. 
141.3 Keep an eye out for signs as the trail turns on to an ATV road to the right.
142.4 One of two bluff overlook areas 
142.9 Bluffs at Owls Bend. A great spot. 
143.4 Cross the Highway 106 bridge and keep a look out for OT Markers on the left to continue on the Current River section to the south
Powder Mill Connector to Current River North Parking - 1.1 miles
143.4 Eastern terminus of Highway 106 road walk.  The Current River section is along the road to the west.
143.4 Highway 106. Paved. Watch for vehicles.  
143.4 Spur trail to Powder Mill trailhead. About 1/4 mile from Highway 106, there is a parking lot, research center, and ranger station.  
143.7 Western terminus of Highway 106 road walk.  If heading south, watch for signs to make the turn into the woods.
144.4 Take the gravel road for 1/4 mile past the maintenance building before getting back into the woods.
Current River North Parking to Blue Spring Parking - 1.3 miles
144.5 This is an alternate trailhead that avoids the Highway 106 road walk. 
144.5 The trail veers off the road near the maintenance building. Watch for signs. FLOODING HAZARD AFTER HEAVY RAINS 
145.7 Turn 
145.7 A big gravel bar on the Current River is just off-trail. Great spot to camp or swim or just watch the river flow by. 
145.8 The trail follows a gravel road between the woods to the west and a sharp turn before the gravel bar to the east.  
Blue Spring Parking to Klepzig Mill Parking - 4.6 miles
147.4 Bluff overlook 
147.6 Indian Creek crossing. This area needs to be rerouted. Part of the route is on roads, the creek crossing gets constantly flooded and signs get washed away. Hikers often miss the signs and hike long distances on the road. CONSULT YOUR MAP. WATCH FOR SIGNS. 
147.8 Burn area 
148.1 2nd Indian Creek crossing 
148.5 3rd Indian Creek crossing 
149.5 MDC used a dozer to work a fire line on the trail. This trail may have to be rerouted. Please send your condition reports to MDC and the OTA. 
149.5 Logging road crossing. Dirt 
150.3 Rocky Creek. Normally 1-2 feet deep, but subject to flash flooding. Do not attempt to cross during high water. 
150.4 Klepzig Mill, old raceway, partial dam and shut-ins. Once of the nicest spots along the trail. 
Klepzig Mill Parking to Rocky Falls Connector - 2.5 miles
151.3 Buzzard Mountain Shut-Ins. A lovely area to explore. 
151.8 North NN access. Paved road 
151.9 Trail access south of creek. There is a short road-walk along Highway NN across Rocky Creek. Watch for vehicles. Road subject to flash floods. Paved road. 
152 North field entrance. A portion of the trail goes through the southwest border of a field. Watch for signs. 
152.1 South entrance to field. Watch for signs and a feint foot path as the trail travels along the southwest border of a field. 
152.8 Rocky Creek crossing. Typically 6-12 inches deep. 
152.9 Continue on to the south past the Rocky Falls Spur trail.
Rocky Falls Connector to Peck Ranch Connector - 4.4 miles
152.9 Spur trail to Rocky Falls. Positively worth the side-trip. Swimming hole at bottom of falls. A great place to scramble among the rocks and water. 1/2 mile west of trail. The spur is not maintained by the OTA and may be brushy in the summer months. 
155.2 Gravel road used by MDC staff during prescribed burns and other management activity. Going west for about a mile will take you near the lookout tower. 
155.3 Stegall Mountain glades. A favorite spot. 
157.2 North wildlife fence.  Camping from this point to the south wildlife fence is NOT allowed except by permit.
157.3 North gravel road access.  
157.3 Rogers Creek. Fairly reliable but has been known to run dry during periods of extended drought 
157.3 Continue on the Ozark Trail to the SOUTH, look for signs and make a left.
Peck Ranch Connector to Highway 60 Trailhead - 16 miles
157.3 North gravel road access to Peck Ranch Trailhead. 
158.2 Peck Ranch service road. Gravel 
160.4 Peck Ranch service road. Gravel 
160.6 Peck Ranch service road. Gravel 
161 Pritchard Hollow pond 
161.9 Peck Ranch service road crossing. gravel 
162.2 The open field can get really overgrown. There is a service road just to the south that parallels the trail as an alternate down to the south fence.
163.1 South wildlife fence.  
163.1 Peck Ranch service road. Gravel 
165 Burned area. Due to lack of vegetation, this area can be periodically overgrown. Watch for signs. 
165.5 Hunter camp that is often used as an access point for Adopt-A-Trail work 
165.5 Gravel road crossing near 'hunter camp' and just off Pike Creek road. 
167.4 Mint Spring. Almost always has water. 
167.8 Pike Creek Road. Gravel 
168.9 Forest Service road 4074. Gravel 
171.6 Old railroad bed 
171.6 Pike Creek. The worst crossing on the entire Ozark Trail. Needs a bridge. Subject to flooding. Wet crossing. 
171.7 Flood plain. Subject to washout, so watch for signs. 
173.4 Viaduct under Highway 60. The access is rocky, so please watch your step. 
173.5 Spur trail connector to trailhead 
Highway 60 Trailhead to Sinking Creek Tower Connector - 21.8 miles
174.7 Skyline Road. Gravel 
175.8 Abandoned vehicle. An eyesore or a cultural artifact? 
176.5 Forest Service Road 3255. Dirt/gravel 
178.4 Forest Service Road 4020. Dirt/gravel 
179.7 Highway C. Paved. Watch for vehicles 
180.4 Forest Service road 3254L. Gravel 
180.9 Devils Run area. Nice spot to take a break. Water nearby in pool, large rocks. A portion of the trail is on an old tram line. 
181.1 Devils Run. Normally has water, but you might have to search for pools in extended droughts. 
181.6 Forest Service road 3253A. Gravel 
182.6 Forest Service road 3253. Unsure if this road still exists- need field check 
184.6 Bristol Cemetery road. Gravel 
186.2 County Road 167. Gravel 
187.7 Stump Spring just 100 west of the trail right along the gravel road. It has a pile of rocks around it . Considered generally reliable. 
188.4 Milligan Spring. Right on the side of the trail; generally reliable. 
189.4 Forest Service road 4822. Gravel 
194 Highway J. Paved. Watch for vehicles. 
194.4 Cotham Pond 
195.1 Continue south past Sinking Tower Lookout Trailhead.
Sinking Creek Tower Connector to 3152 Trailhead - 7.1 miles
195.1 Spur trail to Sinking Creek Lookout Tower trailhead. The old tower house is now available for rental through the Forest Service. Southeast of trail 100 yards or so. 
196.1 Gold Mine Hollow Spring: Possible water source along the trail, just a short distance north of Robert's Spring. It can be identified by it's rectangular outline, created by a rock and mortar perimeter.  
196.2 Robert's Spring. Pool at base of hill, runs only during wet weather. There is typically water just north of here in Gold Mind hollow (nice area with riffles) 
200.1 Forest Service road 4320. Gravel 
202.2 Forest Service road 3152. Gravel 
3152 Trailhead to Eleven Point Loop East Connector - 1.6 miles
203.7 Hurricane Creek. Reliable. Could be a wet crossing. Subject to flooding. 
203.8 Continue south past Eleven Point River Route on the Eleven Point Upper Route.
Eleven Point Loop East Connector to Eleven Point Loop West Connector - 6.7 miles
203.8 Eastern terminus of Greer Rec. Loop trail.  The official Ozark Trail route is the high trail. The low trail can be seasonally overgrown.
204.7 Scenic valley view 
205.5 Forest Service road 4030. closed. CHECK # 
210.5 Continue south past Eleven Point River Route towards Greer Recreation Area.
Eleven Point Loop West Connector to Greer East Connector - 1 miles
210.5 Western terminus of Greer Rec. Loop trail.  
211 Ross Cemetery Road. Gravel 
211.4 Continue south past Greer Recreation Area on the official OT Upper Route.
Greer East Connector to Greer West Connector - 1 miles
211.5 Highway 19 crossing. Paved. Watch for vehicles. There is a 200' trip along the roadside. Watch for signs. 
212.4 Continue south past the Greer River Route.
Greer West Connector to McCormack Lake Connector - 1.9 miles
212.4 Western terminus of the unofficial bottomland trail. The Ozark Trail is up the hill. The bottom route is popular, but subject to flooding and seasonally overgrown. 
212.8 Nice view of the Eleven Point valley. 
213.8 Great view of the Eleven Point from the top of a bluff. Watch eagles soar through the valley in the winter. One of the best spots on the southern section of the Ozark Trail. 
214.3 Continue on past the McCormack Lake Spur trail.
McCormack Lake Connector to Eleven Point Western Trailhead - 16.5 miles
214.3 One mile spur to the north from the Ozark Trail to McCormack Lake trailhead. 
214.4 East end of road trip. Watch for signs to stay on the Ozark Trail.   Going west, make a left on road.
214.9 West end of road trip. Watch for signs to stay on the Ozark Trail.  Trail to the west gets off the road.
214.9 Boom Hole. Excellent gravel bar on the Eleven Point with great bluffs on the opposite bank. Access via loop road. 
217.8 A nice spot to take a break. 
218 Becky Hollow. May have water 
218.9 Forest Service road 4153. Gravel 
220.1 Eastern terminus of road trip.  If traveling to the west, make a left on road.
220.7 Western terminus of a trip along a gravel road.   If traveling to the west, WATCH FOR SIGNS to get off the trail and back into the woods.
220.9 This section of trail has an alarming amount of road travel. Be careful to stay on the trail. Consult your map and watch for signs. 
221.3 Watch for signs and consult a map if needed. 
221.4 Bockman Spring. The spring emerges from the bluff that where a springhouse was constructed. Popular area for camping, too. 
223.5 Forest Service road 3238A. Gravel 
223.9 Forest Service road 4152. Gravel 
228 Forest Service road 3173. Gravel 
230.8 Blue Ridge trail terminus to the northwest. Follow OT markers. 
230.8 End at Eleven Point Western Trailhead. (directions)
Western trailhead of the Eleven Point section on Forest Service road 4155.
Select a Mile Marker link above to see this waypoint on a google map.