The Little Blue Trace Trail follows the course of the Little Blue River for 11 miles through the Little Blue Trace Nature Reserve, stretching from Interstate 70 in the south to Blue Mills Road in the north. The park has picnic tables, shelters and playing fields. Plans are afoot to extend the trail south of I-70 and west to Lee Summit Road.
Parking and Trail Access
Running north to south, parking is as follows: at Ripley Junction shelter (just south of US 24), at Bundschu Road near Bly Road, at the M-78 shelter (just west of Hwy 7 and north of Route 78) and limited parking along Necessary Road north of R.D. Mize Road.
One of the pretty ones---especially spring and fall
Just rode the LBT and found it beautiful with the velvet green of the grasses, bright yellow of the wild mustard and the purples of the wild phlox. The trail is paved the whole length so a recumbant will be easy to ride. I hope they keep going south at ...
Visiting in August / 2013
Just wondering, is this trail suitable for a recumbent trike?
I live in the STL area and I am somewhat spoiled by all of the paved / concrete bike paths in the area.
Just wondering what to expect.
Fantastic Trail in an Urban setting
LBT is one of the best trails I have ever used. I have been using it for trainning for marathons for the past 10 years and it only seems to get better with time. Now, almost 15 miles in length, the LBT connects Lee's Summit road with Blue Mills Road at ...