Discover some of autumn’s most colorful, fall landscapes and get some exercise on a different trail every Sunday in October as part of a community Walktober event.

Kansas City Parks & Recreation has teamed up with BikeWalkKC and Jackson County Parks and Recreation to encourage walking, running and bicycling trails this October, while honoring COVID-19 precautions of social distancing and wearing a face masks when in close proximity to others.

The Walktober schedule includes:

  • Sunday, October 4, Noon – 2 p.m.

Rock Island Trails, 98th Street Trailhead, 12600 E. 98th St., Kansas City, MO

  • Sunday, October 11, 10 a.m. – noon

Riverfront Heritage Trail, Berkley Riverfront Park, 1298 Riverfront Road, Kansas City, MO

  • Sunday, October 18, Noon – 2 p.m.

Indian Creek Trail, Trailside Center, 9901 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO

  • Sunday, October 25, Noon – 2 p.m.

Little Blue Valley Trail, Little Blue Valley Park, 8259 S. Noland Road, Kansas City, MO

The events are free. For more details on each trail and to register, visit Kansas City Parks and Recreation.

Photo: John Brighenti / CC