Come explore and discover Jefferson City!

Along with its historic portfolio, Jefferson City, Missouri has much to explore in the rolling hills that surround the incredible Missouri River. For those feeling a strenuous bike ride or a casual stroll, JCMO has activities for every level of outdoor enthusiast.


Illustration of raft and canoes on the Missouri River, circa 1800s.

January 21, 1826

This date in Missouri history: This was the last day to meet in the first capital building in St. Charles. All records were taken to Jefferson City by canoe.