First Lady Tonette Walker

Downtown Sparta


Event Details

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 2:45 PM
Admission: FREE
Parking: On-Site

Please join First Lady Tonette Walker on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 as she walks through the Ben Bikin’ Park and then through historic downtown Sparta​, Wisconsin.

Participants will gather and park at the Ben Bikin' Statue & Information Center at the Southeast corner of Highway 16 & Water Street in Sparta, WI.  Please meet by 2:45 PM.  The guided walk will span approximately two miles, beginning at Ben Bikin’ Park and continuing through downtown Sparta. ​

Sparta, the Bicycling Capital of America, is home to nationally known bike trails, including the first "rails-to-trails" bike route in the United States.  Sparta is located at the center of 101 miles of connected State Bike Trails and at the end of the famous Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail.  

Please be advised to wear or bring with you the following: good walking shoes, umbrellas, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat, layers or a jacket, camera, and water.