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Katy Trail State Park

101 Lewis St, Boonville, MO 65233
+1 800-334-6946
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Short trip on the KATY Trail

While we were in Boonville, we saw the KATY Trail. I had biked on it a few years ago, but this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael M
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El Dorado Springs, United States
Great State Park

This is by far my favorite State Park. We rode our bicycles from the Pleasant Hill Spur of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KurtLS
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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The nation's longest "rails to trails" path, formerly a railroad and now a bike trail.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“railroad bed” (4 reviews)
“mile marker” (2 reviews)
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101 Lewis St, Boonville, MO 65233
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+1 800-334-6946
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While we were in Boonville, we saw the KATY Trail. I had biked on it a few years ago, but this time we were a foot. My wife & I took a 4 mile trip out and back from the down town area. It is...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far my favorite State Park. We rode our bicycles from the Pleasant Hill Spur of the Rock Island to the very end. The trail is in very good condition and I wish something could be worked out with the County around Sedalia....More

Thank KurtLS
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The trail is great. It's level with little elevation change, well maintained and restrooms along the way. Highly recommend

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I traveled to Boonville by car but I also check out the Katy Trail. The visitor center is located next to the trail. The depot has been renovated and is beautiful. I especially love the bridge that crosses the Missouri River. Although cyclists can't cross...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

240 miles sounds like a long way to ride a bike on a non paved road. But the Katy Trail can be more enjoyably traversed if taken in sections and allow time to visit the communities along the way. First, thank you to all the...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We rode from Boonville to McBain. The trail in this area is well maintained and very lovely. As you get closer to Rocheport the trail runs along the Cliffs and the river. This year in May the weather was great and there was plenty of...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stayed in St Charles and got a shuttle to AMTRAK in Kirkwood. Took the train from Kirkwood to Sedalia and then rode back to St Charles over 6 days. Great trail, mostly flat, needs a little work in places but they just had some...More

Thank paul d
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This has been on bucket list and spent 2 days riding... started first day in Boonville and rode to Rocheport. If did that section again we'd park at New Franklin as not scenic at all and little rougher going. We rode Fat Tire Bikes but...More

Thank suzuki1100
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We rode about 55 miles of the trail and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We rode on Mon-Wed and several of the little restaurants and shops along the route were closed in the smaller towns. I would highly recommend the section from Clifton City to Cooper's Landing,...More

3  Thank theresaworldtosee
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We recently biked the Katy Trail with my son's Boy Scout troop. The autumn air was cool and the colors of the leaves had begun to change along the Missouri river. The trails are well maintained and easy to navigate. Most of the bicycle ride...More

Thank Chris B
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jeffjward
29 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
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