Loved by hiking enthusiasts, the Skywalk Trail in Jefferson City will connect you to the Missouri River Pedestrian/Bike Bridge, as well as other surrounding parks and trails around the city. It is part of an ongoing campaign of the city to connect all pillars of the community to one another while practically providing safe and alternative methods away from the busy streets. Whether it’s walking, running, jogging, skating, or biking, visitors will have 15 miles ahead of them to explore different parts of Jefferson City.
This route allows easy access between the Noren river access park, the Katy Trail, and downtown. On the Jefferson City side, the entrance to the bridge is at the intersection of West Main Street and Clay Street.
The path taken by Chief John Ross on his way to Cairo. (https://www.hmdb.org/m.asp?m=161480)
Explore the Trail of Tears State Park to delve into a somber chapter in American history. Here, nine Cherokee Indian groups crossed the harsh winter Mississippi River in 1838-1839 during their forced relocation to Oklahoma.…