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La Crosse River State Trail

Scenery and history abound on the 21.5 mile La Crosse River State Trail. This trail is a connecting link between the Great River State Trail and the Elroy-Sparta State Trail. Beyond Elroy lies the 400 Trail with 22 miles of scenic beauty connecting Elroy to Reedsburg.

The Trail follows the winding route of the La Crosse River, as you pedal the you’ll enjoy bridges over crystal clear trout streams and picturesque farms. The La Crosse River State Trail has a smooth surface that can accommodate both road bicycles and mountain bikes. Part of the trail even runs parallel to an active rail line.

Directions 
Exit #5 La Crosse (follow signs)
West on Hwy 16 (1.5 mi)
East (Left) on CTH B (.3 mi)
to La Crosse River State Trial
Parking, restroom facilities and connection to Great River State Trail.

Mississippi Valley Conservancy

Mississippi Valley Conservancy

River City Water Ski Show Team

River City Water Ski Show Team

Root River Trail Towns

Root River Trail Towns

Coulee Golf Bowl

Coulee Golf Bowl

Hidden Hills

Hidden Hills

International Performing Arts Campus

International Performing Arts Campus

Goose Island Campground & Park

Goose Island Campground & Park

Riverside Park

Riverside Park

Fun ‘N the Sun Houseboats

Fun ‘N the Sun Houseboats

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge

Island Outdoors

Island Outdoors

La Crosse River State Trail

La Crosse River State Trail

National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

Rivertown Rentals

Rivertown Rentals

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

Outdoor Recreation Alliance

400 Wisconsin State Trail

400 Wisconsin State Trail

Myrick Park

Myrick Park

Mississippi Valley Mayhem Roller Derby

Mississippi Valley Mayhem Roller Derby

International Festival of Owls

International Festival of Owls

La Crosse Area Family YMCA

La Crosse Area Family YMCA

Great River State Trail

Great River State Trail

Rush WI West

Rush WI West

Xtra Mile Outdoors

Xtra Mile Outdoors

La Crosse Segway Tours

La Crosse Segway Tours

Uptown Cycle

Uptown Cycle

S&S Houseboat Rental

S&S Houseboat Rental

Raptor Resource Project

Raptor Resource Project

Mt. La Crosse

Mt. La Crosse

Jump Start Adventure Park

Jump Start Adventure Park

Schafer’s River Rentals

Schafer’s River Rentals

Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited

Friends of Trempealeau Refuge

Friends of Trempealeau Refuge

Wrench & Roll Collective

Wrench & Roll Collective

La Crosse Escape Room

La Crosse Escape Room

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling

Speed’s Bike Shop

Speed’s Bike Shop

International Owl Center & Festival of Owls

International Owl Center & Festival of Owls

Trempealeau Mountain Golf Course

Trempealeau Mountain Golf Course

Elroy Sparta Trail

Elroy Sparta Trail

Smith’s Bike Shop

Smith’s Bike Shop

Fort McCoy Pine View Recreation Area

Fort McCoy Pine View Recreation Area

River Town Pedal Tours, LLC

River Town Pedal Tours, LLC

National Eagle Center

National Eagle Center

Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center

Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center