Missouri's Rock Island Trail
is growing! The Rock Island intersects the Katy Trail at Windsor, linking to Kansas City. It will eventually stretch over 200 miles,
giving Missouri an amazing 450 mile trail loop.
Just across the Mississippi River from Portage des Sioux (near the Katy's eastern end at Machens)
is the Great River Road bike trail
which runs along the Illinois side of the river for 21 miles.
In southwest Missouri, the Frisco Highline Trail
will take you across 16 old railroad bridges in its 36 mile journey between Springfield and Bolivar.
If you like the Katy Trail, you'll also enjoy the
C&O Canal Towpath Trail
The C&O runs 185 miles from Washington DC to Cumberland Maryland
, along the banks of the Potomac River.
The Great Allegheny Passage
connects to the C&O at Cumberland MD and runs across a significant part of Pennsylvania
Together, the C&O and GAP enable you to ride 335 miles from Pittsburgh to Washington DC
Erie Canal bike trail
runs from Buffalo to Albany, crossing most of upstate New York
as part of the Empire State Trail
, America's longest multi-use trail at over 750 miles.
, the I&M Canal Trail
and Hennepin Canal Parkway
will take you across the state, from Joliet to the Quad Cities.
The Silver Comet Trail
connects up with the
Chief Ladiga Trail
giving you nearly 100 miles of scenic paved trail.
The Cowboy Trail in Nebraska
stretch over 300 miles - even longer than the Katy Trail.
The Elroy-Sparta Trail
with the 400 State Trail, La Salle Trail, and Great River Trail for a 101 mile route
Between Dallas and Texarkana is the North East Texas Trail
following 133 miles of the old Chaparral and Union Pacific railroad routes.
's Mickelson Trail
takes you through breathtaking scenery
where you can still feel and experience the old West.