Cruisin Wisconsin: Bike deep into railroad tunnels

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SPARTA, Wis. -- It’s the ultimate cycling adventure! The historic Elroy-Sparta state bike trail cuts through beautiful southwestern Wisconsin and a few rocky hillsides. It’s the first rails-to-trails conversion in the country. Together with three adjoining trails, the “Bike 4 Trails” provides over 100 miles of interconnected trails built over abandoned railroad beds.

This fun and healthy Wisconsin getaway travels by the backwaters of the Mississippi River, passing prime wildlife habitat and giving cyclists a bird’s-eye view of bald eagles and other migratory birds.

Travel Wisconsin
201 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
1-800-432-8747
http://www.travelwisconsin.com/

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
http://dnr.wi.gov/

Call Center Staff Available 7 Days a Week (7 a.m.-10 p.m.)
Call Toll Free 1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463)
Open a chat session available from 7 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Bilingual Services
May I help you? ¿Cómo puedo ayudarle? Kuv pab koj tau licas?
Bilingual services are available
1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463)

Bike 4 Trails
http://www.bike4trails.com/

The Elroy-Sparta Trail
http://www.elroy-sparta-trail.com/

Kendall Depot Trail Headquarters

Railroad Street
Kendall WI 54638
(608) 463-7109
Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce
608-269-4123
info@bikesparta.com

The Great River Trail

Onalaska Tourism Commission
255 Riders Club Road 
Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: (608) 781-9570
info@discoveronalaska.com

The La Crosse River Trail

La Crosse River State Trail, Inc.
111 Milwaukee Street
Sparta, WI 54656
Ph. (608) 269-4123
FAX (608) 269-3350
TOLL FREE (888) 540-8434
spartachamber@centurytel.net
kdepot@centurytel.net

The 400 State Trail

400 Trail Headquarters
P.O. Box 142
Reedsburg, WI 53959
1-800-844-3507
reedsbrg@rucls.net

Titanic Canoe Rental
300 State Highway 131
Ontario, WI 54651
1-877-GET-SUNK (438-7865)
http://www.titaniccanoerental.com/

Justin Trails Resort
7452 Kathryn Avenue, Sparta 54656, Wisconsin
608-269-4522

Welcome to Justin Trails Resort

Amil's Inn Bed and Breakfast, LLC

27038 State Hwy 131
Wilton, Wisconsin (WI) 54670
phone: 608-435-6640
http://amilsinn.com/
info@amilsinn.com

Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum
200 W. Main Street Sparta WI 54656
608-269-0033
www.dekeslaytonmuseum.org