Mark Twain National Forest
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  • North Fork Section of Ozark Trail

    Thirteen miles of maintained trails wind along ridgetops and hollows among mixed oak hardwoods and southern pine. There are two trailheads that access the trail. There is parking available at both trailheads. From Blue Hole Trailhead to the northern loop of the North Fork loop, the Ridge Runner and Ozark Trails run concurrently.


    There are no fees.


    No motorized vehicles permitted past the parking lot.


    The Pomona Trail Trailhead is located 1 mile west of Pomona, MO on the south side of P Highway. The Blue Hole Trailhead is located 9 miles west of Pomona, Mo on P Highway, then turn left on AP Highway, go approximately 3 miles and the trailhead will be on the right side of road.

    General Notes:

    For additional information on the Ozark Trail, visit the Ozark Trail Assocation at For trail conditions visit Detailed Maps are available at the Planner section for download and/or view at