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Great Sauk State Trail

Trail facts

  • Rail trail: Yes
  • Length: 10.5 miles
  • Surface: Asphalt
  • Counties: Sauk
  • Communities: Sauk City, Prairie du Sac


The Great Sauk State Trail is near U.S. Highway 12 in south-central Wisconsin. Parking is available in Sauk City/Prairie du Sac at the Chamber office (109 Phillips Boulevard) and along city streets in both communities. There is also a public parking lot in Prairie du Sac along Water Street (Highway 78). Veterans Memorial Park [exit DNR] in Prairie du Sac is adjacent to the trail and also has parking available.


The trail is open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.


Each bicyclist or skater age 16 or older needs a Wisconsin state trail pass.

Planning and Management

For more information about planning for this property, see: Property Master Plans.

Friends group

Friends of the Great Sauk State Trail [exit DNR]

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