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.

2016

Ongoing

July 1 through Nov. 5

Bike Tour #10 “End to End”
Location:
 Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

July 1 through Nov. 5

Bike Tour #11 “Ragtime Ride”
Location: 
Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

July 1 through Nov. 5

Bike Tour #12 “High Bluffs”
Location:
 Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

July 1 through Nov. 5

Bike Tour #13 “Wineries”
Location:
 Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

July 1 through Nov. 5

Bike Tour #14 “Little Winery”
Location: 
McKittrick Trailhead MP 100.8, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Henry Curran, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

Sept. 19-23

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #3
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

Sept.  23-25

Saint Charles Oktoberfest 3-day Event
Location: 
St. Charles Trailhead MP 39 at Frontier Park

  • Sept. 23 -25,  Kids Zone at Frontier Park
  • Sept. 24, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation “One Walk”
  • Sept. 25, Oktoberfest 5K Run and Rootbeer Walk

Sponsor: Saint Charles Oktoberfest, Inc.
Contact: Daniel J. Foust, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 3,000

Sept. 24

Rob Allen 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: Jefferson City High School Class of 1994
Contact: Amanda Badgett, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 270

Sept. 25

Cruising Callaway to Portland
Location
Portland Trailhead MP 115.9 – “Railroad History from the Railroad Guy”
Sponsor: Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society
Contact: Barbara Huddleston, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 80

Sept. 25-30

Katy Trail Epicurean Tour
Location
: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Midwest Cyclotouring, LLC
Contact: Rodney McConnell, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 12

October

Oct. 1

Missouri State Employee 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: Missouri Consolidated Health Care
Contact: Chris Lindsey, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 300

Oct. 2

MO’ Cowbell
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: St. Charles County EDC “Partners for Progress”
Contact: Kerin Miller, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 1,500

Oct. 2-7

WVO Katy Trail Tour #3
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 3-7

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #4
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

Oct. 8 (RAIN DATE Oct. 15)

Thon for Kids     
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start and finish
Sponsor: Thon for Kids/Rainbow House/Call to Serve International
Contact: Nate Wisdom, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 140

Oct. 8

Ride for the Fallen
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 229.9, start, to Pilot Grove Trailhead MP 203.3, and return to start
Sponsor: Police Unity Tour Chapter 4
Contact: Erik Butler, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 200

Oct. 9

Pedaling for Polio
Location: 
Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, start, to Weldon Spring Trailhead MP 56, and return to Augusta to finish
Sponsor: Rotary District 6060 Lambert Airport Club
Contact: Kate Schwadron, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 100

Oct. 9-14

WVO Katy Trail Tour #4
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 15

Rainbow Ride
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 229.9 at Missouri State Fairgrounds, start and finish
Sponsor: Rainbow Network
Contact: Megan Munzlinger, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 40

Oct.16-21

WVO Katy Trail Tour #5
Location: Clinton Trailhead MP 264.4, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 14

Oct. 24-28

Biking Trip on the Katy Trail #5
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College Road Scholars
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 42

Oct. 29

Monster Bike Bash
Location: Columbia MKT Trail, start, enter Katy Trail State Park at Hindman Junction MP 169.9 west to Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, and return
Sponsor: Off Track Events
Contact: Mike Denehy, [email protected]
Number of Attendees: 100