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Katy Trail State Park

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Address: 101 Lewis St, Boonville, MO 65233
Phone Number: 800-334-6946
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The nation's longest "rails to trails" path, formerly a railroad...

The nation's longest "rails to trails" path, formerly a railroad and now a bike trail.

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Excellently planned and maintained trail

This trail is sublime. Easy riding, sweet river view, towering bluffs. Great amenities every so many miles. Cannot recommend it enough. We want to come back to do another portion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lorilou F
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Overland Park, Kansas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail is sublime. Easy riding, sweet river view, towering bluffs. Great amenities every so many miles. Cannot recommend it enough. We want to come back to do another portion of the trail. Also it seems like a very safe place to enjoy riding, walking, running, strollering, etc.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So I am a bit partial to this, since my driveway is connected to the actual trail, but it truly is 1 of the greatest sources of exercise we have in St. Charles county. The pea gravel surface is great for the joints but can be a bit messy if biking after a rain (unless you have a splash guard).... More 

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Durham, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully kept trail with very cool depots along the way. The Boonville Depot is especially a must-see. The do-over is absolute perfection. A very unique building and caboose. Great historical info on the plaques. A very enjoyable visit.

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Thank Ilene L
Maryland Heights, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent about 75 miles on the trail this past very HOT weekend on either side of Rocheport and enjoyed it immensely!

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Thank Rhodesd
Boonville, Missouri
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Katy Trail is a place for cyclist/hikers. It is well maintained for an easy walk or biking. If you travel the length there are many places to see, eat and stay.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Park!!!! Great Festival!!!! take the time to travel any part of it. Katfish Katy and Katy Roundhouse are both great stops. And hey, don't forget the Santa Fe Trail monument

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Boonville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great family fun for free. Beautiful in the fall when leaves turn. Also a great place for biking. From Boonville close to Main Street for food, the casino or other fun things.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We are from all over the US, we met up in St. Charles Mo. First night stayed at Country Inn and Suites, nice hotel right on the Katy. Dinner at Trail Head Brewery good food. Day1 Touring Cyclist picked us up and transported us to Clinton... Sue tour director and Dan our driver did a great job answering all our... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I bike frequently, and I always love the Katy trail. I've used the trail several times, my longest trip being 105 miles, my shortest 20. Both were amazing and provided wonderful views on the way. I would recommend this for anyone who loves the outdoors, adult or child.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Biked from Clinton to St. Charles. Wonderful and not too hot this time of year. Highly recommend The Globe B & B in Hartsburg. Rocheport very cute and Hermann. Take the 8 mile spir ro Columbia - U of Missouri.

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