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FLOOD CLOSURES: Some sections of the Katy Trail east of Boonville are closed due to flooding. Check MO State Parks website, Trail Conditions Report from trail users, and Katy Trail Forum discussions for the latest details.

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Jeff from Newalla, Ok on 7/5/2019 8:46:33 AM:
It appears that the trail could be open from Boonville to Rocheport. Does anyone know that for sure (with NO detours)?

 
BikerBoy from Maryville, IL on 7/5/2019 10:06:09 AM:
No way -- here is what that section looked like last week. The tree line next to the grain elevator is the Katy. Maybe put your bike in a canoe? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2776023682425908&set=gm.2420460434663513&type=3&theater

 
Margie Hilburn on 7/5/2019 3:58:16 PM:
Anyone know if the Katy Roudhouse campground (near old town of Franklin) is open?

 
Sharonbikes from Kansas City on 7/5/2019 4:15:59 PM:
I don't know - but I seriously doubt it. I would guess they are still under water. The road between Boonville and New Franklin is still closed due to flooding and the part of the Trail that goes by the campground is still closed due to flooding as well. Sharon

 
MLH from Joplin on 7/5/2019 4:19:25 PM:
Is this the pepper mill near new Franklin?

 
BikerBoy from Maryville, IL on 7/5/2019 4:29:55 PM:
Yes, it is the "peppermill" elevator.

 
DRick from Columbia on 7/13/2019 12:26:21 PM:
The floodwaters have generally receded, U.S. 40 has reopened. However, the trail is currently closed west of ROCHEPORT. I do not have any info on the trail conditions/repairs needed, but the trail is physically fenced off at the Moniteau Creek bridge on the west side of ROCHEPORT as of yesterday (7-12).