JEFFERSON CITY, MO, SEPT. 13, 2022 – Experience the dramatic scenery and fall colors along the Missouri River bluffs during the Fall Colors Tram Tours on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 20.
The two-hour, round-trip tours will take visitors on the Katy Trail between Rocheport and McBaine in the comfort of an open-air tram coach. This 9-mile section of the trail is known for its fall colors along the bluffs and striking views of the Missouri River. As riders enjoy the scenery, interpretive guides will explain the natural history and cultural features along the trail. The tours are free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under.
Tours will depart from Rocheport at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on both days. Advance registration is required. To register, please call the Katy Trail State Park office at 573-449-7402 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or register online at icampmo1.usedirect.com/MSPWeb/Activities/Search.aspx. Each tour consists of six trams, with each tram providing seating for 20 people. In the event of inclement weather, the tours will be canceled.
The tours are cosponsored by Missouri State Parks and Boone Electric Cooperative.
For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.