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Canceled: First Day Hike!

1/1/2022 | Katy Trail State Park

This event has been canceled.

Celebrate Jan. 1, 2022, by taking a guided hike on a section of the Rock Island Spur and the Katy Trail with the park superintendent. This 1-mile hike will allow participants to enjoy a partial section of the Rock Island and Katy Trail in Windsor.

You will have an opportunity to learn about the Rock Island Spur's creation and operations with the chance to see some wildlife and ask questions. At 1:30 p.m., participants will depart from Windsor's Katy Trail trailhead. GPS coordinates for the trailhead: 38.535939, -93.524355. The degree of difficulty will be easy. You can bring your pet, but make sure you have a leash. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied a parent or guardian. 

You can enjoy cold weather hiking as long as you are prepared:

  • Wear a hat.
  • Dress in layers.
  • Cover your skin.
  • Bring a snack and keep your water warm.
  • Wear sunscreen.
  • Add heat with hand and toe warmers.

Registration for this event is required, and a signup link will be available here:

For more information about First Day Hikes, click here. For questions, call the park office at 660-563-2463 or email This program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Check our Facebook event for updated information.

This event is free and open to the public.

Hike Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Windsor Trailhead (Katy Trail Mile Marker 248)

First Day Hikes are promoted by America’s State Parks. Click here to view more First Day Hikes at Missouri State Parks.

Associated activities

  • Hiking