Spend the Day Bike Riding – Must Go Trails
As the largest city in Missouri, Kansas City covers about 312 square miles. That’s a lot of territory and fortunately, for avid cyclists, some of it is designated for bike trails. If you enjoy cycling and you are looking for Kansas City things to do this weekend, you can spend the day bike riding on one the following must go to trails in the city. Chosen by residents in the area as the best trails in the city, these paths offer loads of adventure and cycling fun.
Little Blue Trace Trail
Located adjacent to the Little Blue River along Longview Lake north and Blue Mills Road, the Little Blue Trace Trail covers 10 miles. Pack a lunch in your daypack to stop along the trails at one of the 4 shelters and 30 picnic tables set up for your recreation.
Mill Creek Streamway Park
Seventeen miles of trails perfect for a day of bike riding are found in Mill Creek Streamway Park. Located along the Kansas River and from Shawnee to Olathe, this public access trail system is just the place for a cycling adventurist.
If your idea of exciting Kansas City things to do includes mountain biking, well, Landahl Park is the place to go. Situated on 1,397 acres off Truman Road, you can spend the day traversing the bike trails, which include trails for all skill levels.
Trolley Track Trail
You can add a little historical culture to your day when you bike along the Trolley Tack Trail. This seven- mile long trail lies along the old Kansas City streetcar line and includes paved trails for biking.
Feel like you’re engulfed in nature, when you spend a day biking around Loose Park. The park is located near Wornall Road and 51st Street. It has all the usual park amenities including a lake, tennis courts and picnic areas. There is even a wading pool you can cool off in on those hot, humid Kansas City days.
If you’re more of an urban bicyclist looking for Kansas City things to do, the downtown area offers miles of paved roads and sidewalks you can safely ride your bike on while you take in the local sites. Spend the day cruising along the downtown city streets lined with shops and restaurants perfect for a relaxing day.
Get your bike pack together and decide on you trail of choice to enjoy a day of biking in and around Kansas City.
Here are a few Bike Rentals near Seville Plaza: