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North Trailhead
13300 Sycamore Dr
Platte City, MO 64079 - Map
South Trailhead
12315 Highway N
Platte City, MO 64079
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Scenery and wildlife are abundant on Prairie Creek Greenway, located just south of Platte City. The greenway is popular for both biking and walking and includes four pedestrian bridges crossing the creek. 
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Hikers and bikers will be thrilled with the impressive views atop the Missouri Riverfront Trail. The trail runs from E.H. Young Riverfront Park in Riverside to Burlington Creek.  The trail was built in cooperation with the City of Riverside, the Riverside/Quindaro Bend Levee District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. For a map to the trailhead, click here.
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Joining people and places together is the foundation of Southern Platte Pass. The 2-mile trail connects two cities, three schools, two shopping areas and the Platte County Community Center South. The trail, built in cooperation with the cities of Parkville and Kansas City, travels along both sides of 45 Highway and was partially funded by the Missouri Department of Transportation. 
Click here for a map.
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The Weston Bluffs trail follows the Missouri River and the historic path of Lewis & Clark. The 3.25 mile route begins at Weston City Hall and offers a spectacular outlook of the river and many opportunities for wildlife viewing. Six interpretive exhibits along the trail showcase the Lewis & Clark voyage. The trail also provides access to Weston Bend State Park. Platte County partners on the projects include the City of Weston and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. North Trailhead Map    South Trailhead Map  
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Take the scenic route from Barry Road to Riverside on the Line Creek Trail. This trail winds through the countryside of Platte County away from the activity of the city. The trail can be accessed at Line Creek Community Center or the trailhead at 68th street and Gower road
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  The Park System Master Plan, updated in 2009, includes an increase in the miles of new trails for walking, running and bicycling through interconnected corridors.  Connections include:

•  Southern Platte County trail loop (26 miles total) connecting the Riverfront Trail from Line Creek to Brush Creek and the Southern Platte Pass trail along Tom Watson Parkway
•  Platte City and the Prairie Creek Greenway (16.25 miles total) with trails along the Platte River
•  Extend the Weston Bluffs trail (4.5 miles)

For a map of future Platte County trails, click here.  To see the Northland Trails Vision Plan click here





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