Katy Trail State Park - North Jefferson, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 36.370 W 092° 09.755
15S E 572914 N 4273405
Quick Description: Longest trail developed for hiking, biking in the country.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2014 4:01:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMKNT5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member J.A.R.S.
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Long Description:

County of this site: Callaway County
Location of this entrance: Katy Rd., North Jefferson

Marker text:

Here at the North Jefferson Trail Head, on Sept. 29, 1996, the east and west sections of the KATY Trail were joined,, forging the final link uniting St. Charles and Sedalia via KATY Trail State Park

Katy Trail State Park is the longest developed rail-trail in the country. It offers a unique opportunity for people of all ages and interests. Whether you are a bicyclist, hiker,equestrian, nature lover, or history buff, the trail offers opportunities for recreation, a place to enjoy nature and an avenue to discover the past.

Trail users get the opportunity to wind through some of the most scenic area in the state of Missouri, with the majority of the trail closely following the route of the Missouri River. The park also takes users through a slice of history as it meanders through the small towns that once thrived along the railroad corridor and reflect the rich heritage of Missouri.

Parking: N 38° 36.350 W 092° 09.754

Trailhead/trail website: [Web Link]

Trail allowances or restrictions:
Walking, bicycles, and horses (in some area), dogs are allowed, NO motorized vehicles.

Trail type: crushed stone, some sand, some fine gravel

Visit Instructions:
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