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Nice Historic, Clean town!

I loved travelling through this area by bike.... Was very time meaningful, and truly worthwhile... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Tipton, Missouri
rail trail biking

Great biking, very nice reception from all people. Fun time. Trail is pretty much flat with a few... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

I loved travelling through this area by bike.... Was very time meaningful, and truly worthwhile.... I could not find ant water fountain at the trail-head, but guess you need to go to a store and buy it?

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nathan289
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Great biking, very nice reception from all people. Fun time. Trail is pretty much flat with a few uphills but not very many. Lot of places to stop. We parked our car in the casino in St. Charles (let the desk know) and they said...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JMR829
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Katy Trial is a Rail to Trail path so it's off road. It's crushed gravel and the State keeps it well maintained. There aren't any hills since the trains didn't like steep inclines. The path covers beautiful scenery and goes to many little towns...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LNLew
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We rented bicycles and rode along the river. Enjoyed the peaceful eco park and the flowers along the way. The trail is clean and well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank groovie56
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Katy Trail is a perfect place to run, ride your bike or just go for a long nature hike. There is plenty of room for multiple lanes and everyone on the trial is very considerate of their space. The trail goes along the river...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kellyagogo
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Katy Trail is awesome for biking. Very flat and bikers can wind through lots of nature. Interesting trees, plants, and animals to observe. Many also walk and run on the trail. You can view the Missouri River from the trail. Overall Awesome!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cynthiao633
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We took our two year old, and our six year old on a quick walk on the trail. We walked about two miles and saw the beautiful Missouri River as we sat and rested on some bluffs. The trails were wide enough for multiple people...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Alicia M
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A very well-maintained park, perfect for daily exercise or a longer weekend distance with a picnic lunch. It runs close to Main Street in St. Charles which has interesting shops, restaurants, and Missouri's First State Capital. You can also start further west on the trail...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KatyTrailRedhead
Reviewed 9 December 2017

awesome trail! Great for biking, walking, everythin! the Bike Stop Cafe is real close by and offers awesome food as well

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank moreunicorns
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Good for walking, running, or biking and enjoying the scenery. Walked and jogged several times during our visit and the leaves were changing colors. Absolutely breathtaking! Not crowded at all - highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank skyscraper81
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Jennifer B
1 May 2018|
Response from KatyTrailRedhead | Reviewed this property |
In St. Charles, you can rent bikes at the Bike Stop Cafe. You can also rent bikes in Defiance. There are also places in other towns. Where are you starting from?
26 August 2017|
Response from LuchaLew | Reviewed this property |
The trailheads always have maps. Get one at St. Charles at the bike shop on the trail.
Alane W
26 August 2017|
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Response from Service-Me-Good | Reviewed this property |
There are several places along this route. Especially off Main Street. If you travel west during the summer there is a fresh produce store that serves food also.