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.

2018

Ongoing Events

April 1- Nov. 5

Self-guided 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: Robert Grace, robert@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-10 persons

April 1- Nov. 5

Self-guided Bike Tour #11 “Ragtime Ride”
Location: Sedalia Trailhead MP 227.1, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Robert Grace, robert@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-20 persons

April 1- Nov. 5

Self-guided Bike Tour #12 “High Bluffs”
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Robert Grace, robert@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-6 persons

April 1- Nov. 5

Self-guided Bike Tour #13 “Wineries”
Location: Rocheport Trailhead MP 178.3, start to Augusta Trailhead MP 66.3, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Robert Grace, robert@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

April 1- Nov. 5

Self-guided Bike Tour #14 “Little Winery”
Location: McKittrick Trailhead MP 100.8, start to St. Charles Trailhead MP 39, finish
Sponsor: Independent Tourist, LLC
Contact: Robert Grace, robert@independenttourist.com
Number of Attendees: small groups of 2-3 persons

May 1- Nov. 1

Tour#1  6-Day Clinton to St. Charles
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Noble Invention Bike Touring
Contact: Sara Petyk, sara@nibiketouring.com
Number of Attendees: 10 maximum each tour

May 1- Nov. 1

Tour#2   5-Day Clinton to St. Charles
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Noble Invention Bike Touring
Contact: Sara Petyk, sara@nibiketouring.com
Number of Attendees: 10 maximum each tour

May 1- Nov. 1

Tour#3  5-Day Rocheport to St. Charles
Location: Rocheport trailhead MP 178.3, start, to St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Noble Invention Bike Touring
Contact: Sara Petyk, sara@nibiketouring.com
Number of Attendees: 10 maximum each tour

May 6- Oct. 26

WVO Katy Tours
Location: Start at Clinton, MP 264.40, end at St. Charles, MP 39.5
Sponsor: Wilderness Voyageurs Outfitters
Contact: Eric Martin, eric@wildernessvoyaguers.com
Number of Attendees: 14 each tour


October

Oct. 18-20

Starkenburg 3-Day Pilgrimage
Location: North Jefferson trailhead MP 143.2, start, and to finish at the Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows, Starkenburg, near MP 105.7
Sponsor: Society of Pius X, Kansas City, MO Inc.
Contact: Rev. Fr. Michael Goldade, accountant@svdpacademy.org
Number of Attendees: 300 to 1000

Oct. 20

Capri Employee 5K
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start and finish
Sponsor: Transcontinental Capri, Inc.
Contact: Lisa Kist; lisa.kist@tc.tc    
Number of Attendees: 130

Oct. 20

Monster Bike Bash
Location: Columbia MKT Trail, start, enter Katy Trail State Park at Hindman Junction MP 169.9, west to Station House at Huntsdale MP 171.7, and return
Sponsor: Off Track Events
Contact: Mike Denehy, offtrackevents@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 100

Oct. 20

Zombie Run 5K/10K
Location:
 Sedalia’s Cover Dell Park, start and finish, enter and exit Katy Trail State Park at MP 230
Sponsor: Sedalia Parks and Recreation
Contact: Savannah Chambers, schambers@sedaliaparks.com
Number of Attendees: 115

Oct. 21

Katy Wine Tour
Location: A road bike ride that will enter Katy Trail State Park just east of Marthasville at MP 76, then on to Defiance MP 59.1 to finish
Sponsor: Trailnet
Contact: Steve Schmidt, steve@trailnet.org
Number of Attendees: 200

Oct. 22-26

Road Scholar 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 Scholar
Contact: Pamela Ronkoski, pronkoski@stchas.edu
Number of Attendees: 42

Oct. 23 to Nov. 17

St. Rose Philippine Duchesne Pilgrimage
Location: Clinton trailhead MP 264.6, start, to St. Charles trailhead MP 39.5, finish
Sponsor: Society of Servant Pilgrims
Contact: Patricia Bekken, peregrinapatt@gmail.com
Number of Attendees: 7


November

Nov. 3

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: 300

Nov. 22

Thanksgiving Day Pie Run
Location: North Jefferson City Multi-Purpose Building, start and finish, enter Katy Trail State Park at MP 143.7, exit at North Jefferson Trailhead MP 143.2, return to Multi-Purpose Building
Sponsor: Jefferson City Road Runners Club
Contact: John Weghorst, johnweg@ktis.net
Number of Attendees: 1,000