New 4-mile extension added to Missouri Research Park Trail

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ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR)- Look for a new four-mile extension to the Missouri Research Park Trail. It's linking paths already within the park to improve the outdoor experience for residents. The new Greenway extension will create a loop for cyclists, walkers and runners to enjoy.

The trails addition links the Busch Greenway with the Hamburg and Katy Trails. That will add up to 13.1 miles of trail. Great Rivers Greenway partnered with Mizzou for this project. The group works across the Metro area to create a clean, green, connected region between St. Louis City, County and St. Charles County.

They're encouraging St. Louisans to make being outdoors part of every day life, while promoting better health.

Whether you're biking a few miles or training for that half-marathon, you are encouraged to check out this new path.