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Columbia Missourian

Katy Trail tram rides let riders experience fall colors

By Matthew Schacht
October 11, 2011 | 5:03 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Katy Trail State Park is providing free tram tours along the Missouri River bluffs next week.

The Fall Colors Tram Tours are available from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19. The route follows a nine-mile section of the Katy Trail between Rocheport and McBain, and guides will explain natural history and cultural features along the trail.

The tours are free, with a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the Katy Trail State Park Office at 573-449-7422.