Nothing says love more than a romantic, beautiful location where you can happily celebrate your affection and intimacy with someone you adore. All anyone ever wants, is to find that special someone and live together happily ever after. Love locks symbolize eternal love and are used to strengthen the commitment and bind the couple in everlasting romance.
Around the world, there are many love lock bridges where lovers express their true love and affix engraved padlocks as a symbol of their everlasting love. The Pont des Arts is most famous for being the Love Lock Bridge in Paris which connects the Institut de France with The Louvre. Visitors to the bridge attach personalized padlocks to its railing and throw the keys away in the Seine River symbolizing love locked forever.
If you want to hang a love lock and celebrate your eternal love for your partner, but you do not want to get stuck in a crowded place with a million other lovers, then Sparta Wisconsin is definitely the place for you and your partner. Bring your furry friend too. The Love Lock Bridge and many stores in downtown Sparta are dog-friendly. There are also five other wooden bridges that cross Beaver Creek within easy walking distance you may want to explore as well.
Love Lock Bridge in Sparta Wisconsin
Historic downtown Sparta, Wisconsin is where you will find the Love Lock Bridge that includes wire cables on which couples can place padlocks to symbolize their love for each other and marvel over the romantic aura of the entire place. This bridge is definitely a rare find and a paradise for lovers.
The original Love Lock Bridge, which crossed Beaver Creek, was 40+ years old and was a place for different people and couples to hang engraved love locks of varying sizes and colors to the metal wire of the bridge as declarations of love and commitment.
The new Love Lock Bridge is a pedestrian bridge that replaced the former bridge in July of 2020 and was the sixth wooden bridge built by The Five Shovelmen: Reinhard Mueller, Jim Cook, Jerry Kast, Al Jenkins, Kerry Schumann and Honorary Shovelman Abdennabi Bendriss who assisted on the project.
For a taste of beauty, wonder, and romance, you should definitely visit the Love Lock Bridge as it is a place right out of a romance novel or a fairy tale. A place where couples profess their deep love for one another and hang love locks as a symbol of eternal love and happiness.
The babbling Beaver Creek in the background provides a very romantic vibe for couples to embark on their journey of love and symbolize their commitment with a love lock. The Love Lock Bridge is absolutely breathtaking at night, and a romantic stroll is all you need to feel appreciated and loved. So, take a stroll on this beautiful bridge and hang your token of love. The walk itself is super romantic as you can stroll around five of the wooden bridges in easy walking distance with your better half and gaze upon the beautiful Beaver Creek below.
Purchase Love Locks at KEPS Naturals
Love Locks can be purchased from KEPS Naturals at 123 North Water Street (Just North of the Bridge) and they can be hand engraved. The proceeds will go to The Downtown Cooperative to help with future ideas to beautify our city. You can purchase a lock by stopping in the store or calling 608-269-KEPS.
Visit Sparta’s Love Lock Bridge today and hang your token of love! Looking over Beaver Creek is definitely a sight to see. Add some love locks and this is truly one of the most romantic places! It is a wonderful place where you can profess your love to your partner and bind them in a lock of eternal love and commitment.
Keep The Romance Going
Keep the romance going by staying at nearby Justin Trails Resort where all of our lodging is dog-friendly! We recommend the romantic “Little House on the Prairie” log cabin. Relax in a Queen size bed and watch the flickering flames in the gas fireplace or climb the ladder to the private loft where you’ll find a BainUltra Whirlpool tub. Take your dog on long or short walks, enjoy a crackling bonfire, stargaze or just soak it all in. During winter we offer snowshoeing and snow tubing or sledding.