Special Events

at Katy Trail State Park

A variety of special events are held on the Katy Trail throughout the year. This calendar of events will be updated when new special event permits are issued.

All groups or organizations desiring to use Katy Trail State Park for a special event activity must obtain a special event permit from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. E-mail or call 800-334-6946 to speak with staff at the Katy Trail State Park office located in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park for information on how to obtain a special event permit.

2014

Ongoing events

April 15 to Oct. 25

Self-Guided Tour#13 – Wineries
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start – Augusta trailhead MP 66.3, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 2 to 3 cyclists

May 15 to Oct. 26

Self-Guided Tour#11 – Ragtime
Location: Sedalia trailhead MP 227.1, start – St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist
Contact: Henry Curran, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: Average tour group size 2 to 3 cyclists

October

Oct. 27

Pinnacle St. Louis Bike Ride
Location: West of St. Charles Trailhead at approximately MP 39.9, start and finish
Sponsor: Ameristar Casino St. Charles, Inc.
Contact: Ward Shaw, tammy.burkemper@ameristar.com
Number of Attendees: 75

November

Nov. 9

Vitae Half-Marathon & 5K
Location: North Jefferson Trailhead MP 143.2, start and finish
Sponsor: Vitae Foundation/Liferunners.org
Contact: Bill Pauls, b2kpauls@yahoo.com
Number of Attendees: 375

December

Dec. 6

Tunnel Trot 5K/12K
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Missouri State Parks Racing Series
Contact: Jim Gast, jim.gast@dnr.mo.gov
Number of Attendees: 150