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Beyond the Capitol...

are miles of trails!

Some, the straight and narrow, and others, off the beaten path.
Katy Trail

Katy Trail State Park

Built on the former corridor of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, the Katy Trail is 240 miles long and runs between Clinton and Machens with 26 trailheads and four fully restored railroad depots along the way. Trail users can wind through some of the most scenic areas of the state with most of the trail closely following the Missouri River.

Greenway Trail

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Greenway Trail System

The greenway is a multi-use trail designed to provide a safe alternative to walk, jog, bike, or skate away from busy city streets. There are currently about 15 miles of greenway trail throughout Jefferson City, providing additional opportunities for outdoor recreation, relaxation, and enjoyment.

Community Bike

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Community Bike Rides

Explore Jefferson City on two wheels! Community bike rides are perfect for cyclists of all skill levels to enjoy a variety of trails, greenways, and bike-friendly roads in and around Jefferson City. Each ride is led by certified Lead Cycling Instructors (LCIs). Get route maps and ride updates on Facebook!



Binder Park Mountain Bike TrailsJay Pelzer

Binder Park Mountain Bike Trails

Mountain biking prevails on the 15 miles of trail throughout Binder Park! Choose a loop or tackle all four and spend the day weaving through the trees.

Frog Hollow

Frog Hollow Nature Trail

More advanced riders will enjoy the 3.1 miles of Frog Hollow Nature Trail. With several segments to choose from, you can craft a different ride every time. So, don your helmet, clip into those pedals, and roll on out!

Rides and Routes

Ready to pedal the distance? Check out these additional routes around the city. Ranging from less than 25 to greater than 50 miles, Jefferson City and the surrounding area offers a variety of bike-friendly rides!

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