Katy Trail named best trail in the midwest

Kansas City infoZine reports:

photo: Katy Trail State Park
photo: Katy Trail State Park

When people talk about the best of anything, Katy Trail State Park is often on the list. The latest recognition for Katy Trail is from the readers of the AAA Midwest Travelers magazine.

This spring, the publication invited readers to vote for their favorite cities, attractions and getaways. When it came to the best bicycle trail in the Midwest, the favorite was Katy Trail. . . 

"I'm honored but not surprised that readers have voted Katy Trail as the best in the Midwest," said Bill Bryan, director of Missouri State Parks, a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. "At 240 miles, the trail provides a scenic avenue through the heart of Missouri . The trail has been one of the most popular parks in the Missouri state park system since it was developed more than 20 years ago," Bryan said.

For more information on the Katy Trail, visit the the official katy Trail State Park web site or BikeKatyTrail.com