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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
We are not aware of any adverse trail conditions within 20 miles of Machens, MO.
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10/6/2015 8:37:20 AM
Hubby and I are planning to bike the Katy Trail Oct. 11 to 15, from Clinton to Machens. Trying to decide how to split up the ride and where to stay. Have Plans A, B and C. We know the area of the trail between Rocheport and Jeff City is pretty and...
- latest: "Clinton to Rocheport is about 90 mi..."
by Sharonbikes, Kansas City
, Oct 6 2015 8:59PM
Jefferson City, Clinton, Rocheport, Machens
Portage De Sioux Parking
rg, Danville, IL
9/25/2015 9:06:08 PM
Does anyone know of a place in Portage De Sioux where we might be able to leave a vehicle for a few days while we tour the Katy? Thank you for your input.
- latest: "You might try one of the marinas ou..."
by LK (local knowledge), Columbia
, Oct 6 2015 3:17PM
mgh, Des Moines, IA
9/3/2015 3:01:36 PM
Hello, my husband and I are planning a round trip from Clint to Machens and back to Clinton in mid October. We have had a lot of rain in Iowa this year and it is a muddy mess. I'm wondering how the trial is right now and maybe what we can plan for.
- latest: "QTo Ck in the post directly above t...", Oct 3 2015 9:09AM
Clinton, Machens, Trail Conditions, Weather
Teresa Johnson, St Louis
7/18/2015 4:39:52 PM
My mom and I are planning on doing a multiple day hike on the Katy. We are wanting to start at Machens but see it marked that it isn't accessible by roads. Is there a close place to get dropped off?
- latest: "You can get dropped off right at th..."
by Don, Ellisville, MO
, Jul 19 2015 2:00PM
KKWay, Harrodsburg, ky
1/12/2015 8:03:08 AM
I'm planning on riding the Katy in 2016. I see that Machens is an endpoint, but it's mile marker is 26.9. How? Why? Could someone please explain?
- latest: "Arky, So you don't stand at all com..."
, Jan 14 2015 10:46AM
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