This New Wisconsin Trail Just Made a Popular Area Even Easier to Explore

There’s an area in south-central Wisconsin that’s bursting at the seams with amazing state parks, natural areas, paths and more. In the Sauk City/Prairie du Sac area, there is just nothing but protected public lands at your disposal. But for right now, those areas can only be reached using highways – not always the safest option if you’re on your bike.

Wisconsin has the oldest rail-to-trail route in the country and has been a leader in converting old railroad tracks into recreational trails. The newly opened Great Sauk State Trail is the first in a series of steps to connect this area.

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