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The KATY Trail - A Missouri Treasure

The KATY Trail stretches from St Charles (just outside of St Louis) to Clinton a 225 mile rails to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
Excellent Trail for Riding Bikes

My husband and I ride the trail almost daily. We just recently did the route form Jefferson City to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Holts Summit, Missouri
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Welcome to Katy Trail State Park, the longest developed rail-trail in the country. Whether you are a bicyclist, walker, equestrian, nature lover or history buff, the trail offers opportunities for recreation, a place to enjoy nature and an avenue to...more
101 Lewis St, Machens to Clinton, Boonville, MO 65039
+1 573-449-7402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trail is well maintained from Clinton to St. Charles for its considerable length. There is some road riding with rollers and several low-grade inclines on the trail between Clinton and Sedalia. Information online brings attention to the lack of water for 25 miles between...More

Thank oldleroy2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trail is chipped stone but in great shape and an easy ride. Lots of signs explaining the history of the area. The museum in Boonville is worth a visit. along the river is very pretty with high cliffs on the other side of the trail....More

Thank scubafoxII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The KATY Trail stretches from St Charles (just outside of St Louis) to Clinton a 225 mile rails to trails success story. The first 30ish miles from St Charles to Marthasville is the most congested but once you head west from Marthasville the trail goes...More

Thank wmadosky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ride the trail almost daily. We just recently did the route form Jefferson City to Rocheport and back. The trail is level, well-maintained, and shaded in many places. There are interesting stops along the way for you to take a break,...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Katy Trail is great. Very scenic ride long the Missouri and probably the best limestone trail surface we have ridden on.

Thank Lyle R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Can the main road park get some lights so you can walk for the main street to the isle of capri. But it was clean and pleasant

Thank Ronda J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We drove up to Jefferson City from Lake Ozark to bike the Katy Trail. We met a local in the parking lot that told us to ride toward Hartsburg since it was more shaded and a prettier ride. She was right. We did 21 miles...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Easy trail to ride on a fully loaded tandem with trailer (self-supported camping). Good community support at most trailheads with bar/grill and campsite options. Katy Trail website offers the best planning and current conditions information.

Thank ColNei
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I was happy that this was a very flat , all small gravel trail. It was well shaded in the 4mile direction I ran. The Katy trail goes on for miles and miles in both direction. It must be nice because I ran across 67...More

Thank lanspeedr
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I live near and walk on the trail several times a week. I would like to request that bikers give us a little more time to curb in our dogs and get our hearts back to normal before passing us. They are good about alerting...More

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Calvin W
26 July 2018|
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Response from Kathy C | Reviewed this property |
Boonville, Missouri two places to stay right on the trail. One is Isle of Capri, the casino. The other is Hotel Fredrick, which has a place to park your bike, it has a bike repair shop, and a place to eat.
30 December 2014|
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Response from photojo13 | Reviewed this property |
There are campsites near the Katy trail in and near Jefferson and in Herman. Do not personally know if there are others in between. If you have a trailer hitch receiver, there are several bike racks on line which mount... More