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Machens, MO on the Katy Trail
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Machens trailhead is not accessible by car.
The nearest food and other services can be found in Portage des Sioux, which is about two miles away. Getting there requires riding on local roads, including highway 94.
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Trail Conditions near Machens, MO (mile 26.9)
Please be aware of the following trail conditions within 20 miles of Machens, MO.
East of St Charles
Trail flooded on the trail approx. 5 miles east of St. Charles
34 - 35
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Riding the train back
TGRIFF, Lee's Summit
6/12/2013 2:11:52 PM
A buddy of mine and I are riding the trail from Clinton to Machens Friday the 14 - Monday the 17 and plan to take the train back. My question to you veterans is; Do most people head from Machens to the Kirkwood Amtrak Station? Just need to reserve ...
Clinton, Machens, Amtrak
Round Trip Estimate
Dr. La Shonda Nuggets, Frontenac
6/5/2013 9:08:28 PM
I was wondering how many days it takes to bike the Katy trail round trip from Machens to Clinton and back. I need to know how much time to take off work. New to this, so hopefully I don't die!
- latest: "I'd suggest you allow 7-8 days. I ..."
by Dave, Overland Park
, Jun 7 2013 9:27PM
Ride the Complete Trail
Mark, Bartlett TN
5/17/2013 8:42:47 PM
A friend and I are in our early 50's and one of the things on our "bucket" list is to branch out and do something crazy- like ride the Katy trail! We are not experienced riders but do ride a few times a week, mainly on concrete and sometimes trails. ...
- latest: "A friend and I are getting ready fo..."
by Beth, Tucson AZ
, May 23 2013 8:59PM
Clinton, Machens, Route Suggestions, Tires
Tent camping near St. Charles?
4/29/2011 10:49:09 AM
Is there any place to legitimately camp in a tent near St. Charles? Sundermeier's is RV camping only.
- latest: "I've never seen bikes on the back o...", May 22 2013 2:05PM
Augusta, Clinton, St Charles, Machens, Augusta Winery, Sundermeier RV Park, Klondike Park, Camping, Route Suggestions
24 hour ride
KTS, Columbia/ Rolla
1/19/2007 10:44:21 AM
A group of my friends and I were considering trying to ride from Clinton to St Charles in 24 hours. Has anyone ever done this or know someone who has? I have ridden all of the trail between Booneville and Jefferson City, but not much besides that. ...
- latest: "Here is a RideWithGPS.com link to t"
by RCP, St. Charles, MO
, Apr 19 2013 5:23AM
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