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Address: P.O. Box 166, Boonville, MO 65233
Phone Number: 800-334-6946
Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: The nation's longest "rails to trails" path, formerly a railroad and now a...
The nation's longest "rails to trails" path, formerly a railroad and now a bike trail.
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Bike trip

We had a wonderful trip with a group to visit the wineries around Augusta and Defiance. The weather was perfect and so was the trail! We couldn't have asked for a better trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful trip with a group to visit the wineries around Augusta and Defiance. The weather was perfect and so was the trail! We couldn't have asked for a better trip! We will for sure do this trip again. And maybe the whole trail next time.

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Independence, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Saw a bald eagle as we walked along the trail at sunset. Just great to get away and listen to the sounds of nature. Easy, level trail. Perfect for walking and great for biking. Excellently tended.

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Deer Lodge, Montana
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The trail is really several sections of trails. Our favorite section runs from Rochport down south towards Jefferson City. The trail runs along the river and winds through beautiful shaded areas viewing the river. About 15 moles from Rochport, there is a shaded landing with some locals selling good bbq and a food truck with oriental food. There is a... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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275 reviews 275 reviews
153 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We often load up our bikes and head to the Katy Trail. There are many towns you can start in, although we usually pick McBaine as it's the closest. The trail is very scenic with many bridges and is usually well maintained. There are mile markers which help you keep track of where you are. On this last adventure some... More 

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Pilot Grove, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I love the Katy trail its especially beautiful out around Rocheport Ive walk from Boonville to Pilot Grove as well as from Clifton city to Pilot Grove

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our multi-day cycling trip was intended to start in Alton IL and end in Council Bluffs Iowa following the Lewis and Clark Trail (maps by ACA). But after spending three of the first four days on the Katy Trail, we threw those plans in the wastebasket and continued to the end of this fabulous trail. Not only was the riding... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is the jewel of Missouri. We hired a shuttle from St. Charles & it took us west to Clinton & we rode west back to the car. It was well maintained & marked for most of the trail. As we got closer to Hermann, we had less tree coverage & more exposure to the sun. We decided to stop... More 

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Arnold
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Every time we visit we ride the trail and meet fellow biking enthusiast who come from all over the USA and world to bike this trail.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Katy trail was a great trail to ride on bike. We rode the trail from Clinton to McKittrick and it was consistently good trail conditions. It's not paved, but its the most smooth unpaved trail I've ridden. The incline is never very steep and the trail was very well mapped out, telling where certain amenities are available. The views... More 

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Katy Trail traverses Missouri from Clinton to St. Charles. One of the prettiest sections is Booneville to Columbia. Especially Rocheport, MO to Columbia, MO. The hard packed limestone trail takes you under huge bluffs and parallels the Missouri River. You can even see the cave where Lewis & Clark camped. There's lots of shade on hot days. To really... More 

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