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Marthasville MO on the Katy Trail

Mile marker 77.7
Population 837

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Boone Monument Village
15226 Boone Monument Road, Marthasville
Community Club Park
601 One St, Marthasville
Cori's Twin Gables
101 W. Hwy 47, Marthasville
Daniel Boone Monument

Dollar General
15955 State Hwy 47, Marthasville
Hazel's House
13110 Bluff Road, Marthasville/Dutzow
Heaven on Earth B&B
17170 Deer Mountain Rd., Marthasville
Lake Creek Winery
15088 Boone Monument Rd, Marthasville
Marthasville Trailhead

Petro 24 Gas Station

Philly's Pizza
207 Depot, Marthasville
S&R Convenience
15397 Highway 47, Marthasville
Thierbach's Orchards
18427 Hwy 47, Marthasville
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Lake Creek Winery, Marthasville

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Forum Discussions about Marthasville

Marthasville / Concord Hill
Mary B from Manchester MO on 09/25/2015 08:16 PM:
A "shout out" to a wonderful B&B that's about a mile away from the Katy Trail, but worth the uphill ride nonetheless. The Concord Hill B&B is located in a very peaceful little town with great views of the Missouri hills & farm country. The food is great, the accomdations were cozy ... and see if you can get George & Wade to cook dinner for you and serenade you with a private concert in the B&B's wine cellar. Just a great time - we highly recommend this B&B.

mjbg from Fort Collins, CO on 09/13/2018 06:53 AM:
Just googled this, and google indicated that this is closed. :(

ColNei from South Carolina on 08/14/2018 06:49 AM:
August 2018 - Just finished riding Katy from Machens to Boonville on a fully loaded tandem with extra wheel trailer without issue other than a mystery flat tire. We got some electrolytes and ice cream at the C&R convenience store the afternoon we arrived and camped under the picnic pavilion at the Community Ball Club ($5/person donation includes hot shower). Went back to the convenience store the next morning for a breakfast sandwich and got the last two (already put away in the frig, but warmed up nicely in the microwave). Recommend you get up early to get a fresh sandwich! Friendly folks in town... even got a serendipitous tour inside the old train depot when one of the locals stopped by to take care of some business.

Marthasville - Cori's Twin Gables
Denise and Mike from Lees Summit MO on 11/02/2017 01:49 PM:
We stopped at Cori's Twin Gables while riding the Katy Trail. It appeared to be the only thing open in town and a Monday. Cori's Twin Gables is not listed on this page so you have to look for it on Yelp. (About two blocks south of the trail.)The service was excellent, the burgers good and the beer cold. Unfortunately, they smoke and there does not appear to be a place to get away from it. Even the servers were smoking. We were glad, though, to find a place open on a Monday.

Marthasville Grocery Store
Rocky Eckhardt from Joplin, MO on 11/03/2015 10:13 AM:
There is a grocery store 1/2 mile north of the trail in Marthasville on Hwy 47 called K&R Market. It has been there since at least 2011, but is not documented on this site. I wanted to share since this kind of info is important to people like me wanting to do the trail on the cheap.

Wm from St Louis on 10/12/2015 03:24 PM:
Marvelous ride along the section of the KATY from Marthasville to Blufton and back. Farmland, tree lined sections and river views along this section. Great pizza at Philly's in Marthasville afterwards.

M.W from Florissant on 01/10/2015 09:18 AM:
I love the history of the town and glad they fixed the depot

Al Bundy from Back in St. Louis, MO on 01/12/2015 11:19 AM:
I am happy someone is "glad they fixed the depot." It is nice they have a locked up, pointless building instead of an open air gazebo with picnic tables that they used to have at that location.

M.W from Florissant on 02/26/2015 01:51 PM:
Depot is awesome

City Clerk from Marthasville on 10/16/2013 10:40 AM:
Wanting to let all Katy Trail riders know that the City of Marthasville offers FREE camping to all bike riders at Wessel Park (on the south side of the Trail, has small log cabin on site). There are no showers available at this park as of now. The restrooms at the trailhead are conveniently close. If you are wanting a shower, the Marthasville Community Club is directly across the street and can be used for a small fee. Again, camping only at Wessel Park is FREE.

kevin from Jeff City on 10/16/2013 01:30 PM:
Are there any plans to build a shower facility? That trail gets dusty :-)

I've stayed at the ball field a few times. $5 for sheltered camping, showers and restrooms are hard to beat. It's good to know there's an option, though.

El Toro on 10/16/2013 09:47 PM:
Thank you to the folks of Marthasville for offering this resource to those of us who ride/love the KATY Trail.

ArkyKenny on 10/17/2013 11:14 AM:
AMEN! I'd like to add an "Atta boy" to Marthasville.

For anyone not familiar with it, it is a wonderful option as a stop on the trail. Several food options. Several places to stay. Cheap or free camping and showers. Excellent trail access. As far as I'm concerned, a Marthasville stop should always be considered on that part of the trail.

Pseudio on 10/19/2013 10:10 AM:
I totally agree with a Marthasville stop. It is very obvious the community has a great heritage with the nearby monuments plus all the KT benefits. I make it a stop when Im riding through every time. Also DNR has it for a stop over night usually going west on their annual summer bike ride too just for these reasons. Great job!!

Community Club Park (Marthasville)
Lisa from St. Louis on 08/16/2010 01:36 AM:
We stayed here last Sept. in our camper while biking on the trail and you can't beat the price. There was electric if you needed it, bathrooms/showers, and it was nice and quiet. We plan to visit again this Sept. and look forward to it.

Bob on 08/19/2013 09:12 AM:
How big was your camper. Would a 30' travel trailer be out of the question?

Marthasville - KT Caboose
Steve from Lawrence, Ks on 10/05/2010 04:02 PM:
You will want to stop here. Great deck to relax. Owners are very friendly and helpful. Good food and wonderful home made ice cream.

Harold from Rolling Prairie, IN on 10/07/2010 02:12 AM:
Stayed at Marthasville 9/29 and had to make a pilgrimage to the KT Caboose. It's west of

town before the Hwy 47 underpass. the new owners have made good improvements with an

expanded menu.

Cvrz from St Peters on 10/08/2010 01:14 AM:
I am wondering, is KT Caboose going to stay open all winter or shut down until spring at some time?

Terry from Festus on 10/08/2010 01:32 AM:
I got the impression talking to them that they believe there is enough traffic going through to stay open during the winter months. I am not certain about that, and they could change midstream. They really are excited to be in business and when I was by there a couple of weeks ago, the business was good.

K.T. Caboose from Marthasville, MO on 10/12/2010 05:42 PM:
We want to thank everyone for the positive feedback! We are very excited to be in business and we will be open during the winter months. We just received our stock of hot chocolate and we also have warm food to serve which includes pizza, hot dogs, warm pretzels and cheese, and nachos.

Right now we are open Monday-Friday from 10:30 to 8:00pm and Saturday-Sunday 9:00 to 8:00pm.

The winter hours are undecided at the moment but we will be open. Once the hours are certain I will post on here to keep everyone updated.

If you have facebook, please add us. On our profile there is a complete menu and the hours will be updated on there as well. User name is K.t. Caboose.

You can also email with any questions at ktcaboose@yahoo.com

marsha from St John MO on 05/29/2011 10:18 AM:
Just there for the 1st time yesterday! Was wonderful even tho the the weather was dreary. A quiet, restful place....
Its a new family owned business and the new owner is one of the sweetest people I've ever known!! And Momma Nina has the most infectious laugh EVER! ;-)
I WILL be back..

Cvrz from St Peters on 05/30/2011 06:11 PM:
I agree! Finally got to stop here. The Ice Cream is great. Love the place!

Paul Toigo from Kansas City, MO on 08/29/2011 05:42 PM:
The perfect way to end a long, hot day of riding on the KATY trail? Ice cream from the KT Caboose!

Community Club Park (Marthasville)
Allie from Warrensburg, MO on 08/24/2010 11:46 PM:
Camped here at the end of June this year. It was a week night, and there were 5 or 6 ball games that night with kids running around everywhere but the concessions were very convenient. We camped on the actual ball field, you can camp across the street at the park with the small log cabin but there are no facilities over there. There were only 2 of us, and we camped for free. The man turned off the lights for us immediately following the games. But we were then woken up by sprinklers at 5am, after we were encouraged to sleep on the field (the area outside of the fence is pretty rocky). You may want to ask about that before setting up camp here!

Scenic Cycles (Marthasville)
Trail Rider from Washington, MO on 11/11/2009 09:17 PM:
Scenic Cycles is no longer open for business. If you call their number you call will be forwarded to Revolution Cycles in Washington. They offer great service and will even meet you at Marthasville or Dutzow trailheads. Need to get to Washington? They can pick up as many as four cyclists and eqipment and will take you there for $25 or $30.

Anonymous on 11/14/2009 11:17 AM:
My daughter and I biked the trail in July, with my husband as support in the car. My daughter's bike broke and we ended up at Revolution Cycles. They were great. The problem was hard to fix. The guy wasn't sure he could get it repaired. But he did, and it only took about an hour. We were very happy with the results.

Community Club Park (Marthasville)
Jen from St. Louis on 11/05/2009 12:08 PM:
Interesting place to camp. Felt kind of like I was camping in someone's front yard, during a party. People were there until about 10pm with all the lights on. I always camp with earplugs and an eye mask, so it wasn't too bad. It was free and they had nice hot showers.

The Little House B&B (Marthasville)
Maria from Brighton, MI on 11/02/2009 10:50 AM:
Having this beautifully kept little house all to ourselves was a

wonderful private retreat! We loved the cheese tray and the home made

flower pot cake!! We will definitely stay here again!

Twin Gables (Marthasville)
B.B. from Clinton on 08/10/2009 02:09 PM:
Unlike so many places on the trail these folks were really nice. They wanted to know all about the trail and our ride. We even got the locals talking about the town and local events. It made for a pleasant evening. The food was suprisingly good and the service great.

Paul from Fairview Heights, IL on 09/08/2009 12:52 PM:
We ended up going to Twin Gables when our afternoon lunch plans didn't work out for Dutzow. We weren't disappointed. The food is typical bar food (mostly fried), but was tasty. The staff kept our water pitcher topped off and was happy to restock our water bottles before we left. The only downside was the cigarette smoke...after all, it's a bar, too.

Cindy from Des Moines on 09/16/2009 04:55 PM:
Had a great burger at Twin Gables! Lots of cigarette smoke, but we were able to sit in the "side" room by the front door where it wasn't as bad.

dennis from rolla on 09/14/2009 03:18 PM:
This at one time was a great place to stop. They had a bike shop , ice cream shop and food. We were very disappointed to find everything closed down. Do not plan to get anything here

stevo from saint louis on 09/15/2009 12:06 AM:
If you go south on 1st Street in Marthasville, out to Hwy 47/94, less than 1/4 mile from trail, there is the Twin Gables restaurant. If you go a little further west on Hwy. 47/94, then there is the S&R Convenience Store. However, the businesses that you were referring to and used to be right along the trail are all boarded up these days.

The Little House B&B (Marthasville)
B.B. from Clinton on 08/10/2009 02:06 PM:
This is the place. It's a home away from home. I can't wait to visit again.

Critter Cottage Bed & Breakfast (Marthasville)
Bill and Lora from Kansas City on 07/22/2009 09:30 PM:
Located about five miles from the trailhead, this rebuilt log cabin was full of eclectic decorations. An addition houses a fully equipped kitchen and a Jacuzzi in the bathroom. The antique rope bed in the loft may be too short for some people, but it was fine for us. (They've recently added a sleeper sofa on the main floor.) This is a very quiet, secluded get-away.

The Little House B&B (Marthasville)
EB from Greenwood on 07/18/2009 02:40 AM:
We stayed there on July 7th. Definitely one of the best values on the trail. Comfortable and immaculate. Way too nice for three stinky dudes. She baked muffins in flower pots! Truly amazing!

Community Club Park (Marthasville)
bruce from urbana, mo. on 05/19/2009 12:30 PM:
The park is nice with showers after the weekend ball games are over but the nicest camping is on the east side of the road--less hassle with park users.

barbara from willard on 10/18/2008 11:09 PM:
Stayed at the Little House Bed and Breakfast a few weeks ago. There were 3 of us and we thought it was very comfortable and was decorated so cute. Having the whole house to ourselves was great. It was a wonderful experience and would recommend it to everyone. If we ever get the chance we will stay there again. Barb from Willard, MO

Critter Cottage Bed & Breakfast (Marthasville)
Emily & Nathan from Saint Louis on 09/16/2008 02:07 PM:
I love Critter Cottage and all of its surrounding attractions! My boyfriend and I have stayed at Critter Cottage two times and were even given t-shirts from the hospitable Bob and Judy. The cottage is cute, they provide a delicious breakfast and we hope to return soon.