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. Email 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.


Ongoing Events

April 1 through Nov. 30

Clinton to St. Charles Self-guided Bike Tour
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start to St. Charles trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Noble Invention Bike Touring
Contact: Sara Petyk, sara@nibiketouring.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 1-10 persons

April 1 through Nov. 30

Rocheport to St. Charles Self-guided Bike Tour
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start to St. Charles trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Noble Invention Bike Touring
Contact: Sara Petyk, sara@nibiketouring.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 1-10 persons

Nov. 5, 2019 through Sept. 15, 2020

NGA Police Physical Ability Tests
Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, start and finish
Sponsor: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - NGA
Contact: Sgt. Eric L. Wojcik, eric.l.wojcik@nga.mil
Number of Attendees: 10 per test


November

Nov. 16

Emmy Kramer Benefit 5K
Location: North Jefferson City Pavilion, start and finish, enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7, exit at North Jefferson trailhead MP 143.2, return to pavilion
Sponsor: Ultimate Survivor Emmy Kramer Benefit
Contact: Mallory Kramer, mallory.kramer665@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 200

Nov. 17

Jingle Bell Run & Walk
Location: Olympia Athletics & Events Center/St. Charles, start and finish; enter Katy Trail State Park at St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, northeast to turnaround at east end of DuSable Park, and return
Sponsor: Arthritis Foundation
Contact: Emily Fisher, efisher@arthritis.org
Number of Attendees: 1200

Nov. 28

Thanksgiving Day Pie Run
Location: North Jefferson City Dog Park, start and finish, enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7, exit at North Jefferson trailhead MP 143.2, return to Dog Park
Sponsor: Jefferson City Roadrunners
Contact: John Weghorst, johnweg@ktis.net
Number of Attendees: 1100