Katy Trail statistics

The following statistics about the Katy Trail are based on an economic impact statement on the trail by Wallace Keck of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources:

  • There are 300,000 annual users of the Katy Trail (and this is a very conservative estimate)
  • There are 300 businesses specifically catering to trail users
  • Katy Trail visitors have been documented from all 50 states and 20 foreign countries
  • The typical visitor is a repeat visitor, mid-40s, with one or more college degrees, and income
    $75,000 or higher.
  • An equal number of walkers and bicyclists use the trail, and an equal number of men and women

Some economic statistics related to the Katy Trail are here.