Rock Bridge Memorial and Katy Trail State ParksColumbia is close to two amazing Missouri state parks. Rock Bridge Memorial State Park offers loads of recreational activities including hiking and off-trail exploration. Rock Bridge is one of only a few state parks in which off-trail exploration is both allowed and encouraged. Katy Trail State Park stretched through several counties and communities, from Clinton in the west to Machens in the east. Running along the Missouri River along an old railroad line and is popular for cycling, hiking, and horseback riding.
Hours -Sunrise to sunset
Prices -$5 for orienteering packet at Rock Bridge.
Winter Tip -Cross-country skiing is a popular winter activity at Rock Bridge. High Ridge and Grassland trails are both good choices.
- Horseback riding