By Brett Dufur. ISBN: 978-1-891708-44-2.
As Gandhi once said, "There is more to life than trying to speed it up. Missouri’s 225-mile long Katy Trail is the perfect
place to slow the sway of your inner pendulum, atune your slower groove
and practice an appreciation of nature seldom seen on the Discovery
The longest rails-to-trails conversions in the United
States, the Katy Trail meanders beside the Missouri River and towering
limestone bluffs. The trail also passes through the world’s breadbasket
of agricultural production, Missouri’s legendary wine country, and
through many quaint towns ready to explore for antiques, bed and
breakfasts, wineries, local history and more.
Explore the 225-mile Katy Trail with the
trail "bible." The Katy Trail now extends from Clinton to St. Charles. The Katy
Trail is America's longest rails-to-trails project. The Katy Trail is also the longest
public, non-motorized portion of the entire Lewis and Clark Trail. The Katy Trail and the
Missouri River corridor are popular heritage travel and recreation destinations.
This guidebook covers the many distinctive towns along Missouri’s
225-mile long Katy Trail as it follows the Missouri River and passes
through the world’s ‘breadbasket’ of agriculture and Missouri’s
legendary wine country.
This guidebook includes handy service information for each town, maps,
and photographs and features some one-of-a-kind individuals you’ll meet
along the way. Whether you’re biking the trail, hiking it, or traveling
from town to town by car, this guidebook is the perfect resource for every
traveler. Longer stories are also included for rainy-day armchair
odysseys. If you’ve ever wondered which goddess adorns our capitol, or pondered the many uses for Missouri mud,
this book is for you.
Definitive guide to the services, towns, people, places and history along Missouri's
225-mile Katy Trail, America's Longest Rails-To-Trails Project. Completely revised fifth
edition. Maps, 80 photographs, fold out of entire trail, mileage charts and more. 192 pages.