ON THURSDAY AUGUST 7, THE TRAIL WILL CLOSE AT INTERSECTION 946 FOR RAILROAD REPAIR.
The trail will dead-end at the Oak Ridge Trail, you will not be able to ride the Oak Ridge, Bell Mound loop during this time. Repairs will be done by Friday or Monday. The trail will be closed between the 7th Street Parking lot and Intersection 946. The Oak Ridge Trail will dead end at the parking lot. You can still ride the Bell Mound Trail but will not be able to make the connection between the Oak Ridge and Bell Mound trail.
The remaining sections of trails are open and in good condition. Trails have been groomed, and we remind you to always ride with caution.
UTV’s are now a permanent fixture to our trail system. Rear License plates are now required for all ATV’s and UTV’s as of July 1, 2012. Please visit www.watva.org for more information.
For more information please call the office at 715-284-8475.
Jackson County has some of the most popular ATV trails in the Midwest. Over 100 miles of trails wind through the scenic Black River State Forest and Jackson County Forest. All trails are clearly marked. No "off-trail" riding is permitted in Jackson County.
Jackson County in cooperation with the Black River State Forest will open all ATV trails to UTV (Utility Vehicles) beginning May 14, 2011. UTV's will be allowed to operate from May 14th through October 15th. UTV's must be registered for public use before using the public trail.
For a complete list of the program rules and regulations, please click the following link:
Wisconsin DNR UTV Pilot Program
Parking lots for trail access are located at the following areas
ATV Registration Information
Wisconsin Law requires that all non-resident (out of state) ATV's purchase a non-resident trail pass. These passes are available at any location that advertises the sale of hunting/fishing licenses.Wisconsin registration information may be obtained by contacting Castle Mound State Park at (715) 284-4103 Memorial Day through Labor Day (7 days/week), or the Black River Service Center at (715) 284-1400.(Tuesday -Friday 8:15AM to 1:00PM and from 2:00PM to 4:00PM) Be sure to have a bill of sale or previous registration card with you. Both of these stations are authorized for immediate validation of registration.
All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Registration Application Form 9400-376 (PDF 216KB)
Jackson County ATV Map (Adobe PDF 1.42Mb)