North Fork Section of Ozark Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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.

At a Glance

Fees There are no fees.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No motorized vehicles permitted past the parking lot.
Closest Towns: Pomona, MO
Water: None
Operated By: USFS and Ozark Trail Association
Information Center: Contact our office by phone or email if you have questions about any recreation site.

General Information


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, including trail conditions and detailed maps, visit the Ozark Trail Association.

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