Katy Trail: Rocheport to Augusta

4 Days – 119 miles

$925 per person/double occupancy

Best Start Dates: April 1 – Sept 22 – Best Start Days: FR – SUN
Sept 22 – October 31 – Best Start Days: SA – MO

What’s Included:

  • 3 days of cycling
  • 1 travel day (shuttle day)
  • 4 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail and evening restaurants
  • 4 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at Rocheport
  • Shuttle St. Charles to Rocheport
  • Bring your bike or rent
  • Daily luggage transfer to the next inn
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Emergency assistance
  • Our one of a kind: Independent Tourist t-shirt
  • 10% discount for returning customer
Day 2 can be shortened by 12 miles with early pickup a a small extra cost

Day 1
Travel Day : Arrive by car in Rocheport

Start your Katy Trail experience in the middle of the Katy Trail. Park your car in Rocheport while you cycle. Spend a night at a lovely Rocheport B&B. Explore the local winery or antique shops. Jump on the Katy and ride west for a while. Go through the trail’s only former train tunnel.

Lodging: B&B at Rocheport

Day 2
Cycling Day: 37 miles-Rocheport to Jefferson City

Leaving Rocheport go east and cycle beneath towering limestone bluffs among the highest on the trail. The Missouri River can be seen frequently during the day. Your destination is N. Jefferson trailhead (MM 143.2) across the river from Jefferson City.  Ride across the Missouri on the safe BIKE BRIDGE.
If you arrive in time we suggest you take a tour of our beautiful state Capitol. Of particular interest are the murals by Thomas Hart Benton in the House Lounge.

Lodging: Hotel at Jefferson City. B&B option with limited availability. Added cost:

2 rooms with private baths, add $55 per person. 2 rooms with shared bath, add $35 per person. Rooms with shared bath, one full bath, one half bath for the rooms.

Laundry service (washer and dryer in the half bath) is available.

Day 3
Cycling Day: 46 (or 33) miles- Jefferson City to Hermann

Start your day by cycling back across the bridge to the N. Jefferson trailhead. Ride east to McKittrick (across the river from your evening lodging at Hermann). We can shorten today’s distance to 30 miles upon request.

At McKittrick (MM 100.8) cross the Missouri River Bridge with its protected bike path into Hermann for your evening lodging. The bridge is very safe and bicycle friendly. The winery town of Herman has much to offer including antique shops and several wine tasting rooms and restaurants.

Lodging: B&B at Hermann – Optional B&B on the trail in Rhineland (shortens daily milage by 6 miles) 

Day 4
Cycling Day: 36 miles- Hermann to Augusta

Ride back across the bridge to the McKittrick trailhead and head east to your destination in the winery town of Augusta.

Lodging: B&B at Augusta

Day 5

This morning our shuttle will take you back to Rocheport where you left your car (about 1 ½ hours) and the end of your Missouri bike trails tour.