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Elroy-Sparta State Trail

View Website Favorite (31) 113 White St - Kendall, WI 54638
Information: 608-463-7109
Information: 608-337-4775

The Elroy-Sparta State Trail remains closed from Wilton to Logan Road (3.7 miles) and from Kendall to Elroy (6 miles) due to storm damage. The Headquarters in Kendall is open May 1 - October 31. Daily 9am to 5pm.

Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located on the West side of Tunnel 3 between Norwalk and Sparta and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

This is the granddaddy of them all! The Elroy-Sparta Trail was the first rails-to-trails conversion in the country and it is perennially one of the most popular bicycling destinations in the state. Located in one of the most scenic parts of Wisconsin, the trail is one of the few flat surfaces in a land of narrow valleys and steep wooded bluffs.The Headquarters for this trail is Kendall Depot. Three tunnels are a big part of the trail's appeal. The longest, between Sparta and Norwalk, is more than three-quarters of a mile long. Walking through the tunnels, (you can't ride them), is an adventure in itself. The small towns en-route all have a bike-friendly atmosphere; after all, the trail has made them famous.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 32

Nearby Places

1
Elroy Fair 6/24/2021 - 6/27/2021 Elroy - 6.78 miles away
2
Spring Fling Craft and Gift Show 4/17/2021 Mauston - 14.22 miles away
3
Lake Decorah Restoration Ice Fishing Tournament 1/09/2021 Mauston - 14.62 miles away
4
Holiday Drive-Thru Parade "Light It Up" 12/04/2020 Sparta - 23.95 miles away
5
VIRTUAL - Fireside Chats with Santa 12/03/2020 - 12/24/2020 Sparta - 24.01 miles away
6
VIRTUAL - Tree Lighting Ceremony 12/04/2020 - 12/31/2020 Sparta - 24.08 miles away
7
Sparta Holiday Lights 12/04/2020 - 1/01/2021 Sparta - 24.09 miles away
8
Sparta Butterfest 6/10/2021 - 6/13/2021 Sparta - 24.52 miles away

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