Trams Travel the Katy Trail

9 years 7 months 3 days ago Wednesday, October 20 2010 Oct 20, 2010 Wednesday, October 20, 2010 2:14:56 PM CDT October 20, 2010 in News

ROCHEPORT- To celebrate the Katy Trail's 20th anniversary, Missouri's Department of Natural Resources offered a free tram ride Wednesday from Rocheport to McBaine along the trail. More than 400 people, some from as far away as St. Louis, took a tour along 17 miles of the Katy Trail.

This was the first time the department has organized tram rides, but representatives said they hope have more tours next year.

Jack Wilson, a Rocheport resident, said the ride gave him a new perspective on the trail. He said he's ridden his bike on the trail many times, but this was his first time with a guide.

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