Katy Trail

How long is the Katy Trail?

The distance of the Katy Trail State Park in Missouri is 240 miles. The park begins in Clinton, MO and ends in Machens, MO. Twenty six trailheads can be found along the way, many offering modern restrooms and clean drinking water. Calculated the distance from one point to another is a snap with our interactive …

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Is the Katy Trail Closed?

The Katy Trail is generally open 365 days a year, however, sections can be temporarily closed due to maintenance or even flooding. Always check current conditions before venturing out on your trip.  

Are Dogs allowed on the Katy Trail?

Absolutely! Leashed dogs are allowed on the full length of the Katy Trail and can offer fantastic company. One item to consider is that for those partaking in longer journeys, your pets paws should be considered. A solid set of dog shoes will keep your pooch happy.

Can the Katy Trail Flood?

Yes! A large portion of the Katy trail follows the Missouri River. The most prone months are March – May. Areas to watch include Rocheport and St. Charles. The most up to date information can be found in our conditions section.

Can I camp along the Katy Trail?

Campers can stay at designated campgrounds both public and private along the trail. Camping is not permitted outside of designated areas.