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Special Events

at Katy Trail State Park and Rock Island 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 and Rock Island trails 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 or Rock Island 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.

December 2023

Dec. 9

Cheese and Sauerkraut 10 Mile
Location: McBaine
Sponsor: Columbia Track Club
Contact: Richard Hessler, or 573-823-2363
Number of Attendees: 30

March 2024

March 16

Creve Coeur St. Paddy’s Half Marathon and 7K
St. Charles – MP 40
Sponsor: All Community Events
Contact: Sam Gough, or 513-783-3285
Number of Attendees: 900