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Chad Erickson Connector Trail

Chad Erickson Connector Trail Map Update

Hiking/Walking

Biking

There are multiple access points for this location. Specific details for each trailhead can be found numbered, respectively, below.

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Location / Access

Access Point #1: Chad Erickson Memorial Park 

Address:

3601 Park Lane Drive

La Crosse, WI 54601

Directions:

Head south on Losey Blvd S toward Cass St. Turn left onto WI-33/State Rd. Turn right onto 32nd St S at the stop lights. Turn left onto Ward Ave, and then immediately turn right onto 33rd St S. Turn left onto Park Lane Dr. Turn right onto Maple Dr. Turn left onto Easter Rd. Turn left onto Cliffside Dr until you reach the paved parking lot. Trail access is located at the end of footbridge at Chad Erickson Memorial Park.

Map View of Location 

Parking:

There is a paved parking lot at the entrance of the park. 

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Street View of Parking

Accessible By Public Transport?

No

Access Point #2: State Road Elementary

Address:

3900 Pammel Creek Rd

La Crosse, WI 54601

Directions:

Head south on Losey Blvd toward Cass St. Turn left onto WI-33/State Road. Turn right onto Hagen Rd. Turn right onto Pammel Creek Rd. State Road Elementary will be on your left.

Parking:

Parking in State Road Elementary school parking lot, near baseball diamonds.

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Accessible By Public Transport?

No

Map View of Location

View of Parking Lot

Site Information

Dominant Features

Biodiversity Rating: 4/5

Trail Map - (click for map) 

courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Terrain:

Smooth

Paved

Flat

Difficulty:

Easy

Pets Allowed on Leash

Water
Features
Trees
Property Management and Link to More Information:

This property is owned and managed by the La Crosse Community Forest. More information here.

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