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Katy Trail Boonville

I love riding and walking the Katy Trail, the State Park in Boonville is a great place to relax... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boonville, Missouri
Excellent place to cycle long distance.

We regularly ride the Katy trail. We've cycled much of it, though we usually go Jeff City to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jefferson City, United States
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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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 20, 2012

We were a group of 3 that decided to ride this trail end to end (almost). Being from California, we used a service to plan the trip (Independent Tourist). It was a fabulous experience. We flew to St. Louis, were shuttled to the Katy Bike...More

11  Thank pvfamily
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 25, 2012

The Katy trail offers nice bike riding trips that could be as short as 9 miles up to the full length (~237 miles) across Missouri. The trail runs from Machens (west of St. Louis) to Clinton, MO (~80 miles east of Kansas City). There are...More

3  Thank plcm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love riding and walking the Katy Trail, the State Park in Boonville is a great place to relax, views of the Missouri River. The old renovated caboose is a favorite of the grandkids. Pet friendly as well!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We regularly ride the Katy trail. We've cycled much of it, though we usually go Jeff City to Hartsburg with our busy schedule.

1  Thank 715lawrenceu
Reviewed September 30, 2018

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 September 23, 2018 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 September 20, 2018

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 September 15, 2018

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 September 9, 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 September 9, 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 August 29, 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 August 17, 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
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Calvin W
July 25, 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.
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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