Not just a single trail, Jefferson City’s Greenway Trail is actually a trail system consisting of a multi-use network designed to provide outdoor enthusiasts with a safe alternative route from the busy streets. The goal behind the Greenway Trail System is to connect pillars of the Jefferson City community such as schools, neighborhoods, small businesses, and parks. The trail gets its name from the term ‘greenway’, which bands together small strips of land beside the trails that are maintained with minimal infrastructure development.
Walking, biking and skating are all encourage on this popular and roughly 15-mile Jefferson City Trail. Visit https://www.jcparks.com/park/greenway/ to learn about the different sections of the Jefferson City Greenway Trail.
The path taken by Chief John Ross on his way to Cairo. (https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=161480)
Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups braved harsh winter conditions while crossing the Mississippi River in 1838-1839, marking a sorrowful chapter in American history. The park also has: shaded picnic sites, hiking and horse trails, opportunities to fish…
A boat ramp to the beautiful Missouri River with a peaceful view of the river.