Marshland to Reedsburg, Wisconsin

4 Days (4 nights/4 cycling days) – 101 miles
From: $670 per person/double occupancy

Tours are available May 1st – Oct 15st: 

Tours start on Saturday, Sunday or Monday (pick your preferred date on reservation tab)
What’s Included:

  • 4 days of cycling
  • Shuttle to start on Day 1
  • Shuttle on Day 5 (morning B&B departure)
  • 4 nights in Bed & Breakfast or small inn
  • Lodging near trail and evening restaurants
  • 4 mornings with breakfast
  • Parking at Sparta, WI
  • Bring your bike or rent
  • Daily luggage transfer to the next inn
  • Maps and daily route directions
  • Emergency assistance
  • Our one of a kind: Independent Tourist t-shirt
  • 10% discount for returning customer


Ride the entire 101 miles of the 4 Trails starting at Marshland in the west and finishing at Reedsburg in the east, on this bicycle trip.  This bike tour differs from #30 by skipping Trempealeau village for an overnight on the first day by riding from Marshland to Onalaska for a first overnight.

NOTE:  This tour requires a morning shuttle with arrival in Marshland before or by NOON to allow enough time to reach Onalaska at a reasonable hour on this Wisconsin bike tour.

Day 1

Travel Day – Shuttle Sparta to Marshland (luggage delivered to Onalaska)
 Cycling Day:  24 miles cycling from Marshland to Onalaska
Route:  Great River State Trail
Meet the shuttle van at Sparta near the middle of the 4 Trails.  Parking and bike rental are available for you.  Shuttle will drop you at Marshland, the west end of the Great River State Trail for the ride to Onalaska and an overnight stay.  Your luggage will be delivered to the B&B in Onalaska.

Lodging: B&B in Onalaska, WI

Day 2

Cycling Day: 23 miles eastbound from Onalaska to Sparta 
Route:  Great River State Trail and La Crosse River State Trail

Return to the trail and continue eastbound.  Cross the trail bridge over I-90 and connect to the La Crosse River State Trail and ride on to Sparta (where you left your car).  Sparta has a choice of restaurants and shops for your overnight stay.  Lodging is about 8 blocks from the trailhead.

Day 3

Cycling Day: 17 miles to Wilton

The trailhead in Sparta is the beginning of the Elroy – Sparta State Trail. Today will take you to two tunnels and to Wilton for evening lodging.  As this is a shorter day, many nice road routes are available around Sparta and Wilton, where you can add as many miles, or just a few more, if you like.

Day 4

Cycling Day: 37 miles Wilton to Reedsburg
Route: “400” State Trail

Return to the trail and head east for the last tunnel.   At Elroy the Elroy-Sparta State Trail links up with the “400” State Trail for the ride to Reedsburg and the final night of the tour.  Reedsburg has a choice of restaurants.

Day 5

Travel Day – return shuttle to car
Shuttle will meet at your B&B for the ride back to your car at Sparta.