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On The Trail: Annual Katy Trail Ride

The 19th annual Katy Trail Ride, June 17-21 allows bicyclists to experience Katy Trail State Park from Clinton to St. Charles. Missouri State Parks and Missouri State Parks Foundation invite you to join them on this scenic five-day ride on the nation’s longest developed and most popular rail trail. This year’s ride covers approximately 231 miles … Read More

More Great Signage News for the ADT

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, the House of Representatives passed S.47, the massive public lands bill, officially termed the “Natural Resources Management Act.” The Senate had previously passed it on Feb. 12. Section 2503 instructs the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture to help install ADT trail signs on federal lands. The House considered this bill under … Read More

New Missouri Coordinator

Please welcome Harold Draper as the Missouri Coordinator. Harold lives in Kansas City and is retired from FEMA. He is the president at Friends of Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge and on the board of the Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Native Plant Society. When he lived in Mississippi, he co-founded a Natchez Trace … Read More

New Sponsor: I Bike

We welcome our latest business partner, If you are interested in sponsoring the ADTS as a business partner check out all the details here – plans start at $50/year

Great Signage News For ADT Routes!

America’s first coast-to-coast trail could soon receive a huge upgrade, thanks to legislation that just passed the U.S. Senate. The Natural Resources Management Act of 2019 directs federal land managers to allow the American Discovery Trail Society to place signs marking the American Discovery Trail (ADT) on the lands they oversee.  The bill passed the … Read More

On The Trail: Kennedy 50 Mile C&O Canal Walk

The 6th annual reprise of John F Kennedy’s 1963 walk on the C&O Canal, part of the American Discovery Trail. We got very late notice of this but since it is an annual event posted it anyway.

New Sponsor: FLTGear

We welcome our latest business partner – online rental of bicycle touring equipment. “Gear up and ride. Here at FLTGear we want every bicycle tourist, whether first time or veteran, to have an awesome trip. Let us help you prepare for that next adventure.” If you are interested in sponsoring the ADTS as a business partner … Read More

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