Explore Sparta, WI, the Bicycling Capital of America
Stay in the heart of the Bicycling Capital of America when you book a room at the Country Inn & Suites, Sparta, WI. Our hotel is conveniently located near the beautiful outdoor settings of the Elroy-Sparta and La Crosse River state trails, perfect for an afternoon spent outdoors on bike paths. If you’re looking for more open-air activities, experience the area’s natural beauty on a horseback excursion at Redrock Trail Rides. History buffs can enjoy spending time at the Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum, nestled in Sparta’s town center.
Outdoor Adventure and Family Fun
- Elroy-Sparta State Bike Trail (0.1 mile)
Explore the 32-mile trail that runs between Elroy and Sparta by foot or bike for an enjoyable afternoon of sightseeing. The trail runs along the path of the abandoned Chicago & North-Western Railroad bed and features three rock tunnels and five small towns situated along the route.
- La Crosse River State Trail (0.9 miles)
Just minutes from the hotel, this state trail provides excellent hiking, biking and snowmobiling paths that wind through Sparta’s picturesque forests and farmlands.
Phone: +1 (888) 540-8434
- World’s Largest Bicyclist (1.3 miles)
You can’t miss this 32-foot sculpture of a cyclist named Ben Bikin’ that resides over the Main Street area of downtown Sparta. Plan a visit at night to see the wheel lit up.
- River Run Golf Course (3.3 miles)
Recipient of a three-star rating from Golf Digest, this beautiful 6,622-yard golf course is designed to provide an enjoyable experience while challenging your game.
Phone: +1 (608) 269-3022
- Redrock Trail Rides (8.5 miles)
Climb into the saddle, enjoy a leisurely trail ride and see Sparta from a new perspective. Redrock Trail Rides invites guests of all experience levels.
Phone: +1 (608) 823-7865
- Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum (1.5 miles)
For an entertaining look at modes of transportation ranging from bicycles to space shuttles, be sure to visit this popular museum located in the heart of Sparta.
Phone: +1 (608) 269-0033
- The Little Falls Railroad & Doll Museum (14 miles)
With a 40-foot play train and a collection of more than1,600 vintage and modern dolls, The Little Falls Railroad & Doll Museum provides hours of entertainment for hobbyists of all ages.
Phone: +1 (608) 272-3266