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Address: , Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone Number: 6087819570
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Activities: Biking

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Always Amazing

It's always good to see beautiful scenery. Looking over the Mississippi, and seeing the carved-out bluffs can't be beat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's always good to see beautiful scenery. Looking over the Mississippi, and seeing the carved-out bluffs can't be beat.

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The Colony, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We took a tour of the Great River Trail on a Segway as part of the Segway tour. Being from Texas the greeness of the area was awesome. The rivers, the birds, and the condition of the trail were outstanding.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Scenic drive away from the rush of the interstate. Lost of historical markers tell fascinating stories of Native Americans and the Ole Man River. Lake Pepin was especially scenic. Loved the unique river towns. Wish we'd had more time to explore.

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Midwest
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55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I've biked this trail between Onalaska and Trempealeau many, many times, and it is wonderful. That section of the trail is about 15 miles, is very flat, and goes through densely wooded areas. There's one bathroom facility about halfway between Onalaska and Trempealeau, near Lytle's Landing. You can also fill water bottels at Lytle's Landing. If you're going on this... More 

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Daytona Beach, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Absolutely beautiful. Follow the trail along the Mississippi River. Here it is wide and full of life. The trail runs nort through lots of visit worthy cities.

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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

When we camp at Perrot State Park, we plan to spend a lot of time riding the Great River State Trail. This trip was a little disappointing as I was riding the trial between about Holman and Onalaska. There were sections where the grass was about a foot tall in the area between the 'lanes' of the packed gravel path... More 

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is an awesome running/biking trail. The path is gorgeous and all kinds of wildlife will cross your path. Also, it's great for geo caching!

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New Brighton, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Challenging to get to from where we started - at the Onalask Ice Arena. Once we found the trail it was a lovely ride. Plenty of other parking spots along the trail.

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San Juan Cosala, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We rode the GRT after riding the Elroy-Sparta Trail this fall and there's no comparison. The ES is much better. There isn't much scenery and the trail cross heavy traffic a few times. The route through Onalaska can be confusing and is poorly marked. I thought the trail condition was poor. We had a light rain and the trail became... More 

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Milwaukee
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

didn't see any wildlife, really wanted to see an eagle. but there were great views too many mosquitos

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