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Root River Trail Towns

Just 22 miles west of La Crosse, you will find the start of Minnesota’s premier bike trail system:  the Root River Trail and Harmony-Preston Valley Trail.  Enjoy 60 miles of paved trail – with no fees – in beautiful bluff country.  The trail system primarily follows the winding Root River with quaint towns found every 5-12 miles.  Find places to stay, places to eat, and more to do in each community.  The non-profit Root River Trail Towns organization promotes the trail systems as a regional destination, links people to an outdoor experience, and fosters community connections.

Root River Trail Towns

Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce

Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce

Franciscan Spirituality Center

Franciscan Spirituality Center

Driftless Music Festival

Driftless Music Festival

Crawford County Tourism Council

Crawford County Tourism Council

La Crescent Chamber of Commerce

La Crescent Chamber of Commerce

Bus Bros. Tour Co.

Bus Bros. Tour Co.

Living Waters Bible Camp

Living Waters Bible Camp

Olive Juice Quilts

Olive Juice Quilts

Hidden Trails Corn Maze

Hidden Trails Corn Maze

Pleasoning Seasonings

Pleasoning Seasonings

Root River Trail Towns

Root River Trail Towns

Prairie Dog Blues Festival

Prairie Dog Blues Festival

Wisconsin Great River Road – Highway 35

Wisconsin Great River Road – Highway 35

Shenanigans

Shenanigans

Driftless Wine & Cheese Trail

Driftless Wine & Cheese Trail

Mrs. Wreny’s House

Mrs. Wreny’s House

The Great Escape of La Crosse

The Great Escape of La Crosse

Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts

Marie W. Heider Center for the Arts

La Crosse Queen Paddlewheeler

La Crosse Queen Paddlewheeler

National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Visitor Center

Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center

Norskedalen Heritage & Nature Center

Niagara Cave

Niagara Cave

Childrens Museum of La Crosse

Childrens Museum of La Crosse

The Monarch Public House

The Monarch Public House

Kinstone Megalithic Garden

Kinstone Megalithic Garden

Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Minnesota Marine Art Museum

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Driftless Wisconsin

Driftless Wisconsin

Inspire(d) Media

Inspire(d) Media

International Owl Center & Festival of Owls

International Owl Center & Festival of Owls

The Little Falls Doll and Railroad Museum

The Little Falls Doll and Railroad Museum

St. Rose Convent

St. Rose Convent

West Salem Historical Society

West Salem Historical Society

Southwind Orchards

Southwind Orchards

La Crosse Segway Tours

La Crosse Segway Tours

Trempealeau Chamber of Commerce

Trempealeau Chamber of Commerce

Castlerock Museum

Castlerock Museum

Dahl Auto Museum

Dahl Auto Museum

La Crosse Escape Room

La Crosse Escape Room

Elmers Auto and Toy Museum

Elmers Auto and Toy Museum

Riverside Museum

Riverside Museum

Gasoline Alley Toys

Gasoline Alley Toys

The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour

The Ghosts of Historic La Crosse Tour

Westby Chamber of Commerce

Westby Chamber of Commerce

Hixon House

Hixon House

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Little Bluff Inn

Little Bluff Inn

Visit Winona

Visit Winona

Visit Ferryville

Visit Ferryville

Pickwick Mill

Pickwick Mill

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

Sparta Area Chamber of Commerce

National Eagle Center

National Eagle Center