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Whether you enjoy mountain biking, road biking, skiing or hiking, the LaGrange General Store is the best place to start your adventure. You'll be coming to the right place after all, nestled right in the heart of the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.

We offer everything you need to make your outdoor adventure an experience of a lifetime. We have bike and ski equipment rentals, new and used sales, accessories, clothing, gifts and a cafe/deli all in one cool hangout.


We rent all year round - from bikes to skis to snow shoes. Try us on for a fit, we've got the products that will make you go zoom, boom and swish. We offer special rates for weekday school programs of 12 people or more. Please e-mail or call to request program details.


We are located less than 2 miles from both the John Muir Trail and Nordic Trail, and 7 miles from The Emma Carlin Trail. These trails offer the best in hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. Please visit our trails page for for hiking and biking maps.

Road Biking

Imagine a picturesque Wisconsin afternoon where endless country roads await your passion to travel the hilly landscape carved out by glaciers many years ago... just for you. So load up your ride or rent from us, and pedal your way in tranquil surroundings - your adventure awaits!

Backyard Bikes and the LaGrange General Store

Backyard Bikes and Ski LaGrange General Store, Cafe & Deli W6098 Highway 12 Whitewater, WI 53190     map

9-6 M T W T F S S or Email us Phone: 262-495-8600 Trail conditions: 262-594-6200 or262-594-6202 (DNR)

All the wide world is beautiful and it matters little where we go. The spot we chance always seems the best.- John Muir

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