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A great ride

This is a special bike trail. Nice and flat, and interspersed with tunnels. The Rail to Trail... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Nitram2004
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Sparta, Wisconsin
Great Outdoor Activity

Did the Sparta-Elroy trail and was so impressed with the trail. The most amazing tunnel is number 3.

Reviewed 19 June 2018
jayrodsan
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Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a special bike trail. Nice and flat, and interspersed with tunnels. The Rail to Trail movement really was epitomized here. Special feeling as you go through the tunnels. Enjoy the ride and enjoy Sparta.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Did the Sparta-Elroy trail and was so impressed with the trail. The most amazing tunnel is number 3.

Thank jayrodsan
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The thing we love about Sparta is all the parks and walking areas. This place is beautiful and worthy of a visit.

Thank TallyHoHoHo
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I live in the country and recently several dogs have become bothersome on my country running roads so I have taken to running on the trail. NO DOGS, only courteous bikers. It is really nice to escape to nature on the trail. I never tire...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I rode this some 35 years ago and drove through the area last summer. I would LOVE to ride it, and the greater area, again.

Thank Lloyd_Too
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Awesome , the ride from La Crosse to West Salem was very exciting had lunch at West View Inn then off to Sparta . I arrived sooner than thought and joined a pleasant surprise supper with a German couple and Austrian family . This trail...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The path was flat, easy and beautiful. Our two highlights were our two stops: The Trempealeau Hotel (on a Sunday afternoon) had a band in the outdoor pavilion - what a setting, with the Mississippi in the background, river barges and an occasional freight train...More

2  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Ran a marathon on part of those trails. Very well kept, beautiful, loved the bridges. Would definitely go for walk, ride your bike or run there. Lots of benches to sit, relax, and take in the scenery.

1  Thank IvyNV
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Very well kept trail. Mostly flat with very little incline. Trail travels through prarie lands and a few small towns. Beautiful scenery and lots of rest stops.

2  Thank Jason M
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I enjoyed the way the paths meander around different scenery and over a creek.This path has plenty of open spaces and benches in quiet areas.It has been quite a pleasure to enjoy and one I will do again.

1  Thank JoeP2011
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