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Bicyclists pause outside the entrance to tunnel 3 on the Elroy-Sparta State Trail. The Elroy-Sparta bike trail was the first rail to trail bike trail in the nation. photo by Joe Warren, DNR.

Wisconsin among top two states for bicycling


MADISON - Wisconsin has been ranked as a top bicycling state in the country. Only Washington topped the Badger State in a rating by the League of American Bicyclists.

In addition to the number two ranking from the League of American Bicyclists, the Rails to Trails Conservancy recently named the Elroy-Sparta recreation trail to the Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.

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