Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail #5
In Wisconsin, United States
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This is a series on the Elroy-Sparta Bike trail. This series is try to get more people using the Elroy-Sparta Bike trail and to get some more caching in the area.
The Elroy-Sparta State Trail is the property of the State of Wisconsin and is part of its State Trails System. It is located in Hidden Valleys Country and passes through a portion of the unglaciated areas of Wisconsin exemplifying the natural beauty of our State. The trail is 32 miles in length on the abandoned Chicago & North Western Railroad bed and passes through three rock tunnels. The Kendall and Wilton tunnels are ¼ mile long and the Norwalk tunnel is ¾ mile long. The trail is covered with limestone screenings and provides a smooth riding surface. The bridges are covered with planks and are guarded with railings. The trail may be entered at the Elroy Commons in Elroy or ½ mile northwest of Elroy on Hwy. 71, or continue on Hwy. 71 to the Village of Kendall - the Trail Headquarters is at the old Kendall Depot, or enter at Wilton or Norwalk on Hwy. 71, or southeast of Sparta near Hwys. 16 and 71. The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form and was approved for placement from Park Ranger James Moorhead.
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Last Updated: on 5/22/2014 4:31:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:31 PM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum