United States·April - October
Ride from CLINTON TO ST. CHARLES, MO in 7 days - extended ride to reduce longer day's miles - 35 miles/day ave. Group Tour PricingVIEW DATES
Ride America’s longest continuous rail to trail bike path with the #1 Katy Trail tour - Crossroads Bike Tours covering 235 miles on this crushed limestone trail. You begin your 7-day tour in Clinton with hotel the night before the tour. Then on the first day of your tour you will drive to the Clinton Community Center where you will park then begin your Katy trail tour ride to Sedalia, MO. Then spend the next 6 days riding back to St. Charles enjoying rural Missouri, wildlife, winery towns and riding along the Missouri River. This tour averages 35 miles per day. Your Self-guided tour includes your shuttle from St. Charles to Clinton, first class accommodations with breakfast each morning, Katy Trail guidebook to with maps, detour information and places to eat, Katy Trail T-shirt and patch, packing list and tour training suggestions. We are at your service with personal contact from the planning through the end of your tour. You will need to purchase in the "Extra Section" * Hotel before the tour in Clinton * Hotel after the tour in St. Charles You can also add these features to your tour: * Luggage shuttle to each lodging location plus luggage tag * Bike Rentals for either hybrids, gravel bikes or e-bikes Crossroads Bike Tours is the #1 Tour on the Katy Trail. Due to our buying power, we have discounted pricing on these listed dates. If these dates don't meet your schedule then call into our office 314-656-6229 or send INQUIRY/CONTACT for dates that work for you. Trip Riding Length: 7 days Nights Lodging: 6 nights Daily Mileage: 27-46 miles Total: 251 miles Tour Rating: Active Check in Location: St. Charles, MO Trail Type: Rail-to-Trail crushed limestone
You will stay in Clinton on 6/30 then on 7/1 drive your car to the Clinton Community Center to park and begin your ride on the KATY trail and head to Sedalia – 36 miles. Sedalia is home of the State Fair as well as Scott Joplin. Sedalia has a nice KATY Trail Depot museum that is worth your time for a visit.
Cycling Day: 37 miles-Sedalia to Boonville
Begin your day at the KATY Trail Depot Museum in Sedalia or the Scott Joplin Museum before departing Sedalia. Your destination on the trail is Boonville, named for Daniel Boone’s Children. Boonville is home to one of Missouri’s Casinos or you can walk the quaint streets and visit their shops.
Cycling Day: 31 miles - Boonville to Columbia
Today you will ride through the only rock tunnel on the trail before Rocheport then take the MKT Spur to Columbia, MO. The Missouri River and limestone bluffs can be seen frequently after leaving Rocheport which makes for great pictures. Your night stay in Columbia has many options for dinner and entertainment.
Cycling Day - 35 miles - Columbia to Jefferson City
Continue to ride along the Missouri river and bluffs then move to farm fields as you approach the State Capital on the Bluffs in the distance. Cross the Missouri River and take awesome pictures of the Capital and River as you cross the bridge into the city.
Cycling Day: 46 miles- Jefferson City to Hermann
Start your day with a return across the bike bridge to the N. Jefferson trailhead. Ride east to McKittrick where you can pick up a bike path into Hermann that crosses the Missouri River on another safe bike bridge. The winery town of Hermann has much to offer including Wineries, Breweries, Distilleries, restaurants and antique shops.
Cycling Day: 39 miles- Hermann to Augusta
Today’s destination is Augusta, another small winery town with 257 population. But don’t let the small town fool you, it has 5 wineries, antique shops, glass studio and a wood shop awaiting you in this scenic town.
Cycling Day: 27 miles-Augusta to St. Charles
This is your final day of cycling. Leave the B&B in Augusta and ride east on the trail to St. Charles where you are steps away from the old St. Charles with 1800’s homes and shops on Main Street and you can visit Missouri’s first capitol, KATY Depot and the Lewis and Clark Museum.
Shuttle will pick you up at 8:00am at your hotel the ride 3 1/2 hours to Clinton to pick up your car for the ride home.
Thank you for choosing Crossroads Bike Tours for your Katy Trail Experience.
Lodging near trail with lunch and dinner suggestions
Parking at St. Charles
Shuttle St. Charles to Clinton
Bring your bike or we can suggest a rental (e-bikes available)
Maps and daily route directions
Suggested packing list
Crossroads Bike Tour T-shirt and patch
Luggage Shuttle can be added for $35/day
Start your day early so you have plenty of time to explore the trail and towns. Wineries all close at 5:30pm
Hotel in St. Charles the night before the tour - Country Inn and Suites- must be purchased with a tour
Rent Hybrid bike - delivered at shuttle pick-up- must be purchased with a tour
Hotel night after tour - last day of tour - Country Inn and Suites- must be purchased with a tour
E-bike Rental - delivered at Shuttle Pick-up- must be purchased with a tour
Due to our high volume of bookings, we are able to provide discounted rates on the dates below. If these dates don't meet your schedule then call into our office 314-656-6229 or send INQUIRY for dates that work for you. For start dates other than these listed days, the 10% discount does not apply. Our tours are available April - October.