Bike Rentals

See Jefferson City and the Katy Trail…the best way!  The Red Wheel Bike Shop offers hybrid bicycles perfect for exploring Jefferson City’s sites, the bike trails and the city’s parks and lakes. Begin on the Edgewood trail and ride throughout the city or cross the bridge to ride on the Katy Trail. Bicycles come fully equipped and ready to ride. Call ahead (573.638.2453) to reserve a bike!

Bike Rental Rates

½ day/4 hours or less: $20
Full day (up to 24 hours) $35
(return on Monday) $40
BOB Yak trailer $10
Helmet $2
Lock $2

Bike Shop Hours:

Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sun: Closed


Bikes must be returned during office hours.

Popular Rides 

Greenway Trail

The 15-mile walking and biking trail brings easy access to many sites throughout the city. Go to

Katy Trail State Park

Cross the Missouri River Bridge and take a leisurely ride on Missouri’s most popular outdoor tourist attraction. The trail offers tree-shaded areas, impressive Missouri River bluffs and quaint communities along the way.

Downtown Jefferson City

Enjoy lunch at one of the many sidewalk dining venues and coffee shops, check out the unique shopping boutiques, and visit the downtown historic buildings. Call 573.632.2820 or go to

Missouri State Capitol

201 West Capitol Avenue
Inside the Capitol you will find the Missouri State Museum which features exhibits of outstanding historical significance.

Missouri State Penitentiary

115 Lafayette Street
Decommissioned in 2004, the Missouri State Penitentiary is now open to the public for a variety of tours, including history tours, ghost tours and specialty tours. Advanced reservations are required.
Call 573.632.2820 or visit

Central Dairy

610 Madison
For a refreshing break anytime, stop in at Central Dairy for legendary ice cream treats. The dairy is known as a longtime favorite of locals and tourists.

Cole County Park

Take a leisurely stroll around the 8-acre lake. Take the Greenway Trail going west from the Bike Shop; the park is near the fairgrounds off Country Club Drive.