Date of Report: April 27, 2023
April 27, 2023
Our State, County and Federal forest trails are currently closed for annual spring thaw and will remain closed until further notice.
Depending upon how Mother Nature treats us this spring, each forest manager will let us know when their trails are open – usually around the beginning of May, and then we will report the openings to our ATV crowd.
Recent Updates as of 4/27/2023 :
Trail opening for the Chequamegon National Forest (light green area on map – includes the Dead Horse) has been postponed by forestry. Their official announcement reads as follows: “
Any questions please direct them to their forestry department via their Facebook Page – U.S. Forest Service – Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest or via email from their website https://www.fs.usda.gov/
In the meantime – make sure you are ready to ride! See below about registrations and non-resident trail passes.
Be patient – we will all be hitting the trails soon!
use your vehicle immediately.
NON-RESIDENT 5-DAY ATV/UTV TRAIL PASS – $20
(RIDER RECEIVES A TEMPORARY OPERATING RECEIPT ONLY; NO DECAL ISSUED)
Please contact the Chequamegon National Forest’s District Recreational Info at 715-634-4821 for additional questions. For the Flambeau State Forest call 715-332-5271.
Non-Resident Trail Passes are required for ATVs. (WI residents do not need a trail pass but are required to display their registration sticker.)
State law requires ATVs to always operate with headlights on.
Sawyer County allows the use of Side by Sides on ALL ATV TRAILS, including those in the Chequamegon National Forest.