There are two Katy Trail parking lots at each of the two trailheads in Sedalia, mile markers 227 and 229. Overnight parking is offered to Katy Trail riders on the East side of the Katy Depot building off of Fifth Street. You are welcome to leave your license plate number and phone number at the Katy Depot. It is always a good idea to lock your vehicle and do not leave valuables in your unattended car.
The Amtrak station is approximately 6 blocks from the Katy Trail (mile marker 227). The street route you can take to the Katy Trail and Katy Depot is: turn left (east) on Main Street, turn right (south) on Washington Street, turn right (east) on Third Street. Watch closely for cars these can be fairly busy streets. (If you are heading north on the trail see question below for further instructions.)
Yes, there is a street route of about 18 blocks. From the Katy Depot head (mile marker 227) directly east to fourth street, follow Fourth Street (approximately 5 blocks) to Engineer Street, turn left (north) on Engineer Street, follow Engineer Street (approximately 4 blocks) to Boonville Street, turn right (east) on Boonville Street, stay on Boonville street (approximately 9 blocks) past Heard Ave and you will turn left (north) onto the Katy Trail again.
There are no free shuttle services however; arrangements can be made for paid transportation with local shuttle services.
Sedalia has some great kid-friendly entertainment options. Please visitFamily Fun in Sedalia or Calendar of Events for ideas.
This information is offered during daytime hours in the visitor information booth in the caboose on south 65 Hwy on the Missouri State Fairgrounds across from Country Kitchen.
The 7 blocks directly south of the Amtrak station is Sedalia's downtown area. The downtown offers shopping and dining opportunities dependent upon the time of your arrival.
Yes, "The Bus" starts at 30 minutes past the hour (6:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday) "The Bus" stops at 25 minutes past the hour (6:25 p.m. Monday through Friday and 4:25 p.m. on Saturday). The cost per ride is $1.25 per person and children 12 yrs or younger is $.50. Click here to see the Sedalia bus route.