Taking Katy to the Capital

Organization: Missouri State Parks Foundation

Year: 2007

Amount: 10000

Status: Project complete

Type: Bike path/trail

Address: Katy Trail, Jefferson City, MO

The Missouri State Parks Foundation was awarded $10,000 to help construct a bike/ped bridge across the Missouri River, connecting the popular Katy Trail to Jefferson City. The Katy Trail is the longest rail trail in the country, stretching more than 225 miles and hosting up to 500,000 bicyclists annually. This project will enhance the trail's appeal to new riders and long-distance cyclists by enabling them to safely access the restaurants, lodging, and bike shops in Jefferson City.