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7.2 Miles 11.6 Kilometers


95%

Singletrack

395' 121 m

Ascent

-395' -120 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

970' 296 m

High

884' 269 m

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Shared By Andy Schuette

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A nice, new, flowy trail with some sweet views of the lake.

Andy Schuette

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Overview

This is a fun little trail that goes on some great terrain around the peninsula containing Stockton State Park. Lots of Dogwood, not a lot of rock and some great views of the lake. Very flowy, sustainable - should be rideable shortly after rain.

The only drawback is there are two crossings of MO 215, which isn't super busy but you do need to watch out.

Need to Know

Camping is available just up the road from the primary trailhead.

Description

This is a pretty simple trail - going north (counter-clockwise around the penninsula) from the trailhead, you work through some flowy trail, then get up to a clearing where you have to look for the blue blaze on a post across the field to get going again. It's easy to follow the trail.

Nothing is technical but it's a grind as you're going up or down the whole way - budget 40 minutes at a good pace, 1 hour if you're wanting to take some pictures of the scenery. Just past the small cemetary is steep grade downhill that is a blast! The on-site Missouri parks staff is courteous and helpful and work hard to keep the trails clear of fallen trees.

Contacts

Land Manager: Missouri State Parks Department

Jan 8, 2019: 2019 Katy Trail Ride

Jan 4, 2019: Winter Activities

Oct 25, 2018: Trails GIS Site

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Sep 27, 2018
Jim Bellings
Easy trail with quite a few spots to stop and enjoy the view of Stockton Lake. Also did Sortor's Bluff trail (just opened and more fun). 8.9mi — 1h 10m
Jun 2, 2018
Chris Jones
Aug 12, 2017
Darrel Elliott
Jul 23, 2017
Corey Stearns
nice trail system no elevation gains. fast lines, narrow corridor, low site line visibility. 8.9mi
Jul 15, 2017
James Brow
8.5mi
May 22, 2017
Tanner Geren
Awesome trail! Good views, well marked and well kept. It's a relatively flat trail with a few climbs. Great trail for beginners or experienced. 7.2mi
Apr 23, 2017
Jill Standridge
Huge tree blocking entrance near the beginning of the trail. Otherwise, spectacular ride and views! 8mi
Feb 5, 2017
Wayne Lummis

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  4.2 from 11 votes

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#12

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Gregory Farley
Moline, IL
Gregory Farley   Moline, IL
The trail is a fun fast ride. with a few rocks to either hit, or go around. There are also some dips that are great for pumping through, or grabbing a bit of air. I don't think the trail is used very much, so watch out for fallen sticks and branches. This trail is a good beginner trail, but I rode it fast and made it more challenging. Jul 14, 2014

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