frequently asked questions

Where can Katy Trail users park overnight in Sedalia?2017-11-07T19:57:27-06:00

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.

How far is the Amtrak station from the Katy Trail in Sedalia?2017-11-07T19:56:09-06:00

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.)

How do I head North on the Katy Trail from the Sedalia Katy Depot? Is there a street route?2017-11-07T19:53:55-06:00

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.

Are there shuttles from the Amtrak station to the Missouri State Fairgrounds during the Fair?2017-11-07T19:49:32-06:00

There are no free shuttle services however; arrangements can be made for paid transportation with local shuttle services.

When is the Missouri State Fair?2017-11-07T19:48:06-06:00

Missouri State Fair

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Where is the best place to entertain my children or grandchildren in Sedalia?2017-11-07T19:45:32-06:00

Sedalia has some great kid-friendly entertainment options.  Please visitFamily Fun in Sedalia or Calendar of Events for ideas.

Where can we have our family reunion in Sedalia?2017-11-07T21:19:19-06:00

Please see the event rental facilities list for facilities to accommodate your family reunion in Sedalia.

Where can we get married in Sedalia?2017-11-07T21:19:45-06:00

Please see the event rental facilities list for facilities to accommodate your wedding ceremony and reception in Sedalia.

Where can I get information in Sedalia about Branson and other locations?2017-11-07T19:40:26-06:00

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.

What can I do within walking distance of the Amtrak stop in Sedalia2017-11-07T19:38:42-06:00

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.

Is there someone I can contact about downtown Sedalia events or information?2017-11-07T19:36:44-06:00

Meg Liston, Sedalia Downtown Development Inc., can be reached at 660-827-7388.

Does Sedalia offer any public transportation?2017-11-07T19:37:06-06:00

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.

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