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Special Events

at Katy Trail State Park

Event organizers are required to follow all guidelines established by the CDC, and any state, county or local orders related to COVID-19.

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.


October

Oct. 2

Guided Bike Tours
Location:
 Clinton to St Charles
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs 
Contact: Amanda Barnhart, amanda@wilderness-voyageurs.com or 800-272-4141
Number of Attendees: 14 

Oct. 2

MO Cowbell Marathon
Location: St. Charles
Sponsor: Economic Development Center of St. Charles County
Contact: Amanda Schaub, aschaub@edcscc.com or 636-229-5286
Number of Attendees: 4,500

Oct. 8

MO70 Two-Day Pedal and Paddle
Location: Dutzow to McKittrick  
Sponsor: Terrain Magazine
Contact: Steve Schmidt, steve@terrain-mag.com or 618-696-9939
Number of Attendees: 50

Oct. 9

Guided Bike Tours
Location:
 Clinton to St Charles
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs 
Contact: Amanda Barnhart, amanda@wilderness-voyageurs.com or 800-272-4141
Number of Attendees: 14 

Oct. 10-14

Road Scholar Biking the Katy Trail
Location: Sedalia trailhead MM 227.1, start, to St. Charles trailhead MM 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College
Contact: Amanda Rose, arose@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 32

Oct. 16

Guided Bike Tours
Location:
 Clinton to St Charles
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs 
Contact: Amanda Barnhart, amanda@wilderness-voyageurs.com or 800-272-4141
Number of Attendees: 14 

Oct. 20

Thirsty Thursday
Location:
 Katy Trail State Park in Defiance
Sponsor: Fleet Feet St. Louis
Contact: Jake Goldsborough, jake@fleetfeetstlouis.com or 636-675-1546
Number of Attendees: 200

Oct. 24-28

Road Scholar Biking the Katy Trail
Location: Sedalia trailhead MM 227.1, start, to St. Charles trailhead MM 39.5, finish
Sponsor: St. Charles Community College
Contact: Amanda Rose, arose@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 32