Tram tours get underway in early April and end in October. Some of these tours are are just minutes away from Sedalia.

Missouri State Parks is offering senior citizens an experience at Katy Trail State Park from the comfort of a tram coach during Tuesdays on the Trail tours. The tours are part of Missouri State Parks’ Seniors to Parks initiative, with funding for the tram provided by the Missouri Parks Association. The free tours will be offered at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and last around two hours each. Space is limited and reservations are required.

The tram tours will run between different Katy Trail trailheads on the first Tuesday of each month in the spring and again in the fall. As riders enjoy the scenery of Katy Trail State Park from the open tram cars, interpretive guides will explain the natural history and cultural features along the way.

The dates and locations for the Tuesdays on the Trail tram tours are:

  • April 2 – Rocheport to McBaine
  • May 7 – Windsor to Leeton
  • June 4 – Treloar to Gore
  • Sept. 3 – North Jefferson to Hartsburg
  • Oct. 1 – Windsor to Green Ridge

According to the press release from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources,  you can get more information or make a reservation for Tuesdays on the Trail tours, by contacting Katy Trail State Park at 573-449-7402.