Augusta’s distinct charm within the city limits is matched only by its surrounding area.
For the more adventurous spirit, we have parks and outdoor opportunities that make for quintessential encounters with native Missouri wildlife. Taking a trip down the nearby KATY trail (by foot or bicycle) or hiking around Klondike State Park are just a couple of the ways you can have a full, holistically satisfying experience.
Kid Friendly, Dog Friendly
An old fashioned town square with playground equipment, picnic tables and large old trees for shade. The square is in the heart of town and the site of many community activities including special events during the annual Candlelight Christmas Walk and Harvest Festival. To reserve, please contact Town Hall 636-228-4689
Augusta, MO, United States
Open from dawn to dusk.
Family owned, full-service bike shop located directly on the Katy Trail. Featuring Bike, Tandem and Children’s Cart Rentals; Bike Repairs, Sales & Parts, Refreshments, Katy Trail Souvenirs & Tours! Call about our shuttle service specializing in trips along the Katy Trail and Winery Tours with a variety of vehicles to meet all your transportation needs!
2998 Hwy 94 South, Defiance MO 63341
Open 7 days a week from 8am-6pm.
The 238-mile Katy Trail is a Missouri State Park and crosses the state, from Machens to Clinton. Bicyclists, joggers, and walkers use the trail. Dogs are welcome! MM32, the site of the former MKT rail station in Augusta is a popular stop. From Augusta, take Public Street down the hill for Katy Trail parking.
Dawn until Dusk
Klondike Park is 250 acres of scenic property, featuring more than 4 miles of natural and paved trails for hiking and biking. Once the site of an old silica sand quarry, the area has been preserved and turned into beautiful parkland. A unique lookout bluff provides picturesque views of the Missouri River Valley, as well as the historic Katy Trail.
This cozy camping retreat, nestled in Missouri’s wine country, has become a preferred camping destination. Spend a relaxing weekend camping under the stars close to home! It features six rustic cabins that sleep up to eight guests, 43 campsites with restrooms and a shower house nearby.
With a modern meeting facility on site, it’s the perfect location for a family or business outing. It also features a large fishing lake fully stocked with bluegill, bass, and catfish and free boat ramps to access the Missouri River. A unique birding / wildlife area, picnic shelters, and playgrounds for children are just a few more amenities to enjoy while at Klondike Park.
Klondike Park, South Missouri 94, Augusta, MO, USA
Dawn until Dusk