LRP - Licenses

LRP - Regulations

LRP - Permits

Recreation - Statewide

Recreation - Trapping

Recreation - Fishing

Recreation - Hunting

Env. Protection - Management

Env. Protection - Emergency

Env. Protection - Resources

To sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your contact information below.

a Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area or trail.
Camping opportunities
in state parks and forests.
How to buy
a vehicle admission sticker or state trail pass.
Get Outdoors!
to attend a nature program or event with family and friends.
La Crosse River State Trail
Contact information
For information, contact:
Sparta Depot/Sparta Chamber of Commerce
111 Milwaukee St
Sparta WI 54656
608-269-4123 or

Wildcat Mountain State Park
PO Box 99
Ontario WI 54651

La Crosse River State Trail Current conditions

Conditions as of Wednesday, March 22, 2017:

Bikers 16 years or older must buy a state trail pass before using the trail. Annual state trail passes are available at the Sparta Depot and area vendors. Buy your pass before using the trail.

More information

Please report any downed trees, washouts or any other problems to the trail manager at 608-337-4775.

Pet owners, please be sure to have your pet on a leash, 8 feet or shorter, at all times. You must pick up after your pet.

The entire trail is closed to hunting.

See the Friends of the La Crosse River State Trail webpage [exit DNR] for more information about communities, accommodations and bike rental/driver service.

Last revised: Wednesday March 22 2017