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Address: 101 Lewis St, Boonville, MO 65233
Phone Number: 800-334-6946
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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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riding the Katy Trail

The Katy Trail is a great ride for cyclists of all levels. The scenery when you cross the Missouri River at Boonville and head east is very pleasant, much of it like cycling in a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Brighton, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Katy Trail is a great ride for cyclists of all levels. The scenery when you cross the Missouri River at Boonville and head east is very pleasant, much of it like cycling in a forest. The trail is nearly flat, actually the crossing of the Missouri River Bridge is about the most climbing you will do. The riding south... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am a beginner cyclist, and the Katy Trail was perfect for me. The trail is soft and not bumpy at all. We rode our mountain bikes 10 miles east of Rocheport, and 10 miles west, and I was amazed by the views and the condition of the path. A lot of the trail winds by the Missouri river, simply... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Boonville is where the Katy Trail crosses the Missouri River. The historic Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railroad Bridge is still there, but the trail uses the nearby highway bridge, also know as the Boonslick Bridge, to cross the river. The trail goes through a few blocks of downtown Boonsville, and then reconnects with the path of the railroad by the Boonville... More 

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Tucson AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I always enjoy riding the Katy Trail. Missed some of the good restaurants this year -- Abigail's in Rocheport was full, the new place in Hartsburg has closed down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Like the bike route used for this ride but dissatisfied with the music this year - too hard rock for our tastes. Would rather have bluegrass or country rock.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

short stroll on the infamous Katy Trail through the beautiful winding area near Boonville and Columbia MO. Checking it off my bucket list!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We recently rode the Katy trail for 200 miles from Sedalia to St. Charles. We parked and left our car at the Sedalia trailhead, biked to St. Charles, and then took the train back to Sedalia (the train station is about half a mile from the trailhead). If you take the train make sure you make a reservation for your... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Katy Trail is a Missouri State Park which is approximately 240 miles of bicycle/hiking/walking path from St. Charles to Clinton, Missouri. The trail is primarily composed of 'chat' or crushed limestone and runs along the Missouri River and part of the Lewis and Clark Trail. It is mostly flat with Depots along the way for stops, tracking where you... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a great place to bike. If you enjoy a leisurely ride on a wooded trail with plenty of room to pass this is it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Folks, this is a one-of-a-kind gem. The trail goes between wonderfully charming small towns and is shaded most of the way. People of all ages and abilities can enjoy this trail since there are virtually no dangers of getting hurt or stressed out (thanks to being completely away from cars and traffic). The trail is so flat, anyone can ride... More 

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