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Katy Trail Event Updates and Cancellations – COVID-19

Updated April 27, 2020   Katy Trail Events typically are gearing up during this time of the year, however the recent outbreak of COVID-19 has forced postponements and cancellations as we all do our part to flatten the curve. We will continue to update events as information arrives. If you are an event organizer or …

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2020 Katy Trail Ride Across Missouri – Registration Open

March 1st, 2020   The Katy Trail Ride Across Missouri registration has officially opened! This annual week-long bicycle ride on the Katy Trail, the nation’s longest developed rail trail and marks year 20 for the event! Participation is limited to 350 people and registration opened March 1st at 8AM and will closes on May 1st …

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Rock Island Trail Expands in Jackson County

Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. announced that Jackson County has entered into a trail use agreement with Union Pacific Railroad, allowing the county to move forward with construction of the second phase of the Rock Island Trail project. Construction crews are expected to resume work on the northern section of the Rock Island Trail …

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Pedaler’s Jamboree Headed to Jail in 2020!

The Pedaler’s Jamboree is a music festival hosted along the Katy trail! Historically the ride has started at Flat Branch Park in Columbia, Missouri and ended at Kemper Park in Boonville. This year, the route has changed. The historic flooding of 2019 closed multiple sections of the trail and required the Pedaler’s Jamboree directors to …

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Boonville Closure

Katy Trail Closures and Conditions – August 2019

August 11th, 2019 Waters have receded on the majority of the Katy Trail, however, trail conditions are still poor in areas that experienced flooding over the past several months. Based on the damage caused by the comparable flood of 1993, Missouri State Parks staff expects to find holes, washouts, bridge damage, downed trees, debris, silt …

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