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, henry@independenttourist.com
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, henry@independenttourist.com
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, henry@independenttourist.com
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, henry@independenttourist.com
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, henry@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-5 persons

July

July 16

Ride the Katy
Location: 
Katy Trail State Park at Defiance MP 59.1, start and finish
Sponsor: Trailnet
Contact: Steve Schmidt, steve@trailnet.org
Number of Attendees: 100

August

Aug. 6

Fleet Feet Training Run
Location: St, Charles Trailhead MP 39 – Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Fleet Feet Sports – St. Louis
Contact: Tim Cary, tim.cary@fleetfeetstlouis.com
Number of Attendees: 250

Aug. 7

Flat Five
Location: St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, Frontier Park, start and finish
Sponsor: Fleet Feet St. Louis
Contact: Jules Vogel, jules@fleetfeetstlouis.com
Number of Attendees: 600

Aug. 13 (Rain date Aug. 14)

The Boone Dawdle
Location: 
Columbia’s Flat Branch Park, start, enter Katy Trail State Park at Hindman Junction MP 169.9 to MP 177.3 east of Rocheport Trailhead
Sponsor: True/False Film Fest-Ragtag Film Society
Contact: Camellia Cosgray, camellia@truefalse.org
Number of Attendees: 350

Aug. 28

Overflow Parking for Tires on Fire on Matson Hill
Location: Matson Trailhead MP 60.6, parking and event registration
Sponsor: Team Noah Foundation
Contact: Adam Clarke, stringclarke@yahoo.com
Number of Attendees: 70

September

Sept. 10

Memory Lane Walk
Location: west of Sedalia Trailhead - enter Katy Trail at Clarendon Road MP 229.9, exit Katy Trail at 32nd Street MP 230.9
Sponsor: Memory Lane Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Contact: Amanda Eisenbarth, mlffsp@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 120

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, pronkoski@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42

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, rmc5487@gmail.com
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, chris.lindsey@mchcp.org
Number of Attendees: 300

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, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
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, pronkoski@stchas.edu
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, natezip@sbcglobal.net
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, p251@leawood.org
Number of Attendees: 200

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, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
Number of Attendees: 14

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, eric@wilderness-voyageurs.com
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, pronkoski@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42