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My safe running trail

I live in the country and recently several dogs have become bothersome on my country running roads... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary L
Sparta, Wisconsin
Sparta-Elroy Bike Trail

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

Reviewed January 10, 2017
Wind Point, WI
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 January 10, 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 November 15, 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

Thank Paul K
Reviewed August 2, 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 June 27, 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 May 23, 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 December 31, 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
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful trail, make sure to bring a flashlight for the railroad tunnel that is 3/4 mile long. You will have to walk your bike. You will bike on pea gravel on groomed trails, room for 2 bikers to bike side by side.

2  Thank Melissa Z
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Take a walk- scenic, peaceful and well maintained - regardless of a power hike or a stroll, you wont regret it!

Thank Tim P
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We always use the La Crosse River Trail for biking and walking. Anyone new to the area or locals if you haven't tried it you should. You need a bike pass which is $20 for the year but well worth it to be away from...More

1  Thank Karen Y
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