Nature-bathing in Columbia

You can get away without going far when you explore the trails of Columbia.


Inside the Newest Cafe & Bike Shop on the Katy Trail

Closely nuzzled against the Katy Trail in Rocheport, Meriwether Café & Bike Shop provides a quietly colorful experience. Managers Brandon and Whitney Vair transformed the building that used to house the Trailside Café into a bright spot set against the green-covered hills of Rocheport.


The Rock Island Trail Connects KC to the Katy

The beauty of trails is found in the slow pace, which allows riders to truly experience places. The Rock Island Trail, connecting the greater Kansas City area to Missouri’s Katy Trail system, is an experience to savor whether you are walking, cycling, or on horseback.