Bicycling the Katy Trail and Across Missouri
Unique bicycling programs designed for travelers age 50+!
Bike along the Missouri River and through dense forest, prairies, rolling farmland and wetlands as you cover up to 188 miles of the 240-mile Katy Trail, America’s longest “rails-to-trails” project. A protected state park, the Katy Trail follows 240 miles of the former Missouri- Kansas- Texas (MKT) Railroad Corridor from St. Charles to Clinton. Enjoy expert-led educational sessions on the fascinating history that surrounds this storied trail.
“Bicycling the Katy Trail: Rails to Trails Corridor Across Missouri was my first Road Scholar trip, but certainly won’t be my last! This cycling trip had been on my bucket list for over 5 years; every expectation was exceeded!”
— Donna from Allen, TX
Favorite Experiences biking the Katy Trail:
- Bike along the scenic Katy Trail — often with the Missouri River on one side and bluffs on the other.
- Learn about MKT Railroad history, the Missouri River and the journey of Lewis and Clark.
- Visit three of Missouri’s finest wineries and explore the culture of the midwest in towns along the trail.