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Closed Trail Section
8/30/2016 11:01:26 AM
On the closed sections of the trail, are detours with directions posted?
Closed to all access
-- from MM 34 to MM 36 (east of St. Charles) (effective Dec. 26, 2015)
-- from MM 151 to MM 152 (effective Aug. 1, 2016)
- latest: "Rode the Katy today through MM 34 a..."
by Kris, St. charles
, Aug 30 2016 8:39PM
Rhineland, Trail Conditions
8/30/2016 7:45:13 PM
People have asked here in the forum about Doug Rendleman, and whether he would ever be back in business after a drunk driver crashed into his house, thereby forcing the Rendleman Home B&B in Bluffton to close a couple years ago.
I was talk...
Bluffton, Rendleman Home B&B, Lodging
Clinton to Machens
8/29/2016 9:46:18 PM
Starting our ride Friday Sept. 2nd finishing Wed. the 7th. Any concerns on trail conditions we need to be aware of?
- latest: "k thanks", Aug 30 2016 12:07PM
Clinton, Machens, Trail Conditions
bikes on Amtrak
8/30/2016 7:38:09 AM
We're looking to take Amtrak from Hermann to Sedalia on Sunday, but online ticketing shows there is no availability for bikes. How strictly does Amtrak reinforce this?
- "Very strict. No reservation, no bik..."
by Michael Hromanik, Murdock
, Aug 30 2016 11:49AM
Sedalia, Hermann, Amtrak
Planning 100 mile ride for 25-40 high school girls
8/27/2016 2:07:17 PM
The high school girls in our church have the opportunity each summer to tackle a high adventure of sorts. I am hoping to have them ride 100 miles on the Katy Trail in June 2017 over 2 days. What suggestions do you have for preparation or anything e...
- latest: "As for the distance, I think it all..."
by Dave, Kirkwood
, Aug 30 2016 9:36AM
Augusta, Marthasville, Portland, Rocheport, Machens, Augusta Winery, Turner Katy Trail Shelter Hostel, Route Suggestions
Clinton Community Center in Clinton
Anonymous, Saint charles
8/30/2016 6:55:17 AM
Great place! Almost all of the people working the facility are great! I believe Ray (the morning guy) is a bit stand offish with cyclist so maybe give him a wide birth! Other than that great stay, great facilities with showers and locker rooms.
Clinton, Clinton Community Center
Labadie to Washington?
Michael Hromanik, Murdock
8/29/2016 12:49:13 PM
I am planning for a future ride on the Rock island trail when it eventually opens. We'll start in K.C. and take the train to Sedalia then head east to get on the Rock Island trail. How can someone get to Washington to catch the train back to K.C.? La...
- latest: "I think you will have to go west on..."
by MidSouth, Rogersville
, Aug 29 2016 1:22PM
Sedalia, Washington, Rock Island Trail
self supported recumbent trike
8/28/2016 2:29:42 PM
A good friend and I are thinking of drive his car to St. Charles taking our trikes and gear on the AmTrack back to ...? Clinton and ride the trail back to the car in St. Charles - is this a good idea and does anybody know if AmTrack alows recumbent t...
- latest: "They are not diamond frames. ", Aug 29 2016 11:19AM
Clinton, Bikes and gear
Trail Closure 101 to 104.7
MPH, St Louis
8/23/2016 9:06:53 AM
We are planning on riding Jeff City to St Charles Labor Day weekend.
The site is showing the trail as closed between 101-104.7. Several times we have been able to ride through closed sections depending on the condition. Has anyone been through...
- latest: "Thank you for the update Phil!
by MPH, St Louis, Aug 29 2016 9:52AM
Jefferson City, St Charles, Trail Conditions
Warrensburg to Clinton
GDTRAINS, StPeters, Mo
8/27/2016 7:28:59 PM
Is there a decent way to get from Warrensburg, Mo.
to Clinton Mo. by bike and avoiding Highway 13?
- latest: "I would use Google Maps to piece to..."
, Aug 28 2016 9:12PM
Clinton, Route Suggestions
Transport from Machens to St. Louis AmTrak station
Dr. Skeep, Tucson, AZ
3/16/2015 9:21:27 AM
Planning on riding Clinton to Machens late May - early June, car to Clinton then AmTrak back to Sedalia and retrace trail to Clinton. Just noticed how far the eastern trail end is from the St. Louis AmTrak station. Any ideas on the best way to trav...
- latest: "I'm planning on bicycling the Katy "
by KC Trekker, Kansas City
, Aug 28 2016 7:58PM
Clinton, Sedalia, Machens, Route Suggestions, Other Trails, Amtrak
8/28/2016 2:47:46 PM
on august 25, 2016 i found a sandpit just after a gate crossing by the boat ramp and, not paying real close attention to the ground, the bike dug in and spilt. i am ok but i do wonder about that. the rest of the trail to booneville was ok.
- "just after hartsburg"
by jimmy, florissant
, Aug 28 2016 2:53PM
Starry Nights Inn in McKittrick
Rich & Rosemary, Homer Glen, IL
8/27/2016 6:14:28 PM
We rode from Sedalia to Defiance. Night 3 & 4 we stayed at Starry Nights Inn which ~a mile uphill from the Katy Trail. Laurie will pick you up at the trail with her van and bike rack. Starry Nights is a private apartment, with full kitchen, living ro...
Most scenic stretch
Christopher, Lenexa Kansas
8/26/2016 10:41:41 PM
I live in Kansas City and am wanting to take a good full day or two and ride the trail. I have only rode from Clinton to a could stops in and it was not real scenic. Was not bad, but I have heard that there are some magnificent stretches with tree ca...
- latest: "The stretch between Portland and Tr..."
by Doug, Bluffton
, Aug 27 2016 3:47PM
Clinton, Kansas City
Jefferson City to Hartsburg
Cathy, Jefferson City
8/26/2016 10:00:54 PM
I got to ride the Katy Trail from Jefferson City to Hartsburg today. There are no closures. It does appear work was done in sections, like at mile 151. DNR still shows this section as closed on the link (go to trail advisories on this site). But it i...
Jefferson City, Hartsburg
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