Katy Trail

Weldon Spring Conservation Area, Missouri

Distance43.4mi
Elevation Gain1,855ft
Trailhead Elevation437ft
Top496ft
Elevation Min/Max420/496ft
Elevation Start/End437/437ft

Katy Trail

Katy Trail is a hiking and biking trail in St. Charles County, Missouri. It is within Weldon Spring Conservation Area. It is 43.4 miles long and begins at 437 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 86.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,855 feet. The Katy Trail information is near the trailhead. Along the trail there are parkings, a viewpoint, parkings, a water, restrooms, and an information board. This trail connects with the following: Katy Trail, Hamburg Trail, Missouri Research Park Trail and Creve Coeur Lake Trail Extension.

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"The Katy Trail is the longest dev eloped rail-trail in the Unit ed States. Running from St. Charles to Clinton, Missouri, the 225-mile trail stretches across almost the entir e width of the stat e and is p opular with runners, hikers, and bikers alike. The portion of trail between the Weldon Spring and Matson trailheads is a particularly beautiful stretch and makes a fine day hike and a short trip from St. Louis. Plan for a stop in the town of Defiance, a popular destination for lunch or ice cream." Read more

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Trail Information

Weldon Spring Conservation Area
Nearby City
Weldon Spring Conservation Area
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Weldon Spring Conservation Area
Local Contacts
USGS: Weldon Spring
Local Maps

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Dec 2018