Ben Glazer, a long-time member of the Ouachita Mountain Hikers Club, has passed away. His family has directed gifts to FoOT in lieu of flowers. His funeral is April 13, 2019. CLICK HERE to view his obituary.

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Our Mission

Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT) is a non-profit organization (IRS 501c3) created by trail users to maintain the Ouachita National Recreation Trail as a healthy and enjoyable outdoor recreational asset. FoOT is organized exclusively to provide assistance for the maintenance, enhancement and use of the Ouachita National Recreation Trail.

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Did you know? In mid-2017, FoOT adopted the Womble Trail. Click to learn more.

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Recent FoOTNotes – Click Here to View Details

  • 01/07/2019 – Forest Service Proposes Open Pit Mining Operation Next to the OT
  • 12/23/2018 – Ed & Sue Hawkins Retirement / FoOT Leadership for 2019
  • 11/30/2018 – FoOT Awarded Recreational Trails Program Grant
  • 11/16/2018 – Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT) Annual Meeting 2018
  • 11/16/2018 – FoOT Fall Maintenance Event 2018
  • 10/05/2018 – Final Maintenance Reports for FY2018
  • 08/29/2018 – Confirmation of Fall Maintenance Event
  • 07/12/2018 – HR. 5636, The Flatside Enhancement Act

Mountain Valley Spring Water is a FoOT Partner.

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