Off-road motorcycle recreation area trails
Spring, summer, fall
This listing describes more than 400 miles of trails available for spring, summer and fall motorcycle riding. Below is a brief explanation of the trail and the local contact. For the most current information on trail conditions, maps and the local trail or area opening/closing dates, please contact the office indicated. Most of the trail sponsors produce a quality map that is suitable for on-the-trail use.
Please obey trail signs and speed limits as posted. Future trail use will depend on compliance with local regulations.
By Property name: Cheese Country Trail | Chequamegon -Nicolet National Forest (see Ashland, Bayfield, Price and Taylor counties) | Jackson County/Black River State Forest | Richard Bong State Recreation Area
Description: Dyracuse Mound Motorcycle Recreation Area; 15 miles south of Wisconsin Rapids (Archer Dr. east of State Hwy. 13). Contains two ATV courses, two motorcycle courses, trails, shelter, toilets and parking. Admission fee is charged. No camping in the park.
Contact: Town Clerk, Town of Rome, 1156 Co Trunk D, Nekoosa, WI 54457 715-325-8013; Web site.
Description: Dead Horse Run. Approximately 79 miles of forest trail on moderately rolling terrain. Trailhead is located approximately 3 miles north of Loretta (State Hwy. 70) immediately off of County Trunk GG.
Contact: Glidden Ranger Station, Chequamegon N.F., Glidden, WI 54527; 715-264-2511.
Description: Approximately 62 miles of improved railroad grade through Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties that connects Ashland to Superior.
Contact: Tri-County Corridor Commission, 715-969-4150; Web site.
Description: Valhalla Area Trails. Approximately 63 miles of trail connecting the Valhalla Winter Sports area.
Contact: Washburn Ranger District, Box 578, Washburn, WI 54891; 715-373-2667; Web site.
Description: In the near future, the revised forest management plan will restrict off-road motorcycle to designated trails. There are several trail systems signed and improved for off-road motorcycle use. See Ashland, Bayfield, Price and Taylor counties.
Description: Knobby Ridge Motorcycle Trail. 18 miles of trail in 4 loops. Youth loop located off main parking area. Trail access is 8 miles west of Neillsville on Highway 10.
Contact: Clark County Forests and Parks, 517 Court Street, Neillsville, WI 54456; 715-743-5140.
Description: Approximately 8 miles of looped trail on county forest lands 3 miles south of Crandon.
Contact: County Forestry Dept., Courthouse, Crandon WI 54520; 715-478-3475.
Description: The Black River State Forest has 34 miles of ATV and motorcycle trails that link directly with the Jackson County trail system. Effective March 15, 2008, only dual-sport motorcycles are allowed on the ATV trails. Off-road motorcycles are restricted to the Jackson County single-track trails located in Crawford Hills.
Contact: Jackson County Forestry and Parks Dept., W9790 Airport Road, Black River Falls, WI 54615. Phone: 715-284-8475. For more information, please visit Jackson County.
Description: 6 miles of looped trail on gently rolling terrain in a special use area. A state park permit is required for car parking in the recreational area.
Contact: Richard Bong State Recreation Area, 26313 Burlington Rd., Kansasville, WI 53139; 262-878-5600.
Description: 47 miles of abandoned railroad grade extending from Mineral Point (Iowa County) to Darlington (Lafayette Co.) to Monroe (Green Co.). The trail surface is relatively flat but passes through scenic terrain.
Contact: Tri Co Trail Commission, Courthouse, Monroe, WI 53566; Web site.
Description: 18 miles of abandoned railroad grade extending from Amery to Turtle Lake and into Barron County. The trailhead is located in the City of Amery.
Contact: Polk Co Parks Dept., 100 Polk Plaza, Box 623, Balsam Lake, WI 54810; 715-485-9278; Web site.
Description: Flambeau Trails. 72 miles of signed trails on moderately rolling terrain. Trail access sites are at Blockhouse Lake parking area and forest trail parking located on State Hwy. 70 east of Fifield. Camping with trail access is available at Sailor Lake, Smith Rapids and Newman Lake Campgrounds.
Contact: Park Falls Ranger District, Chequamegon N. F, 1170 4th Avenue, S., Park Falls, WI 54555; 715-762-2461.
Description: Perkinstown Trail. 20 miles of trail on gently rolling terrain. Trailhead is located approximately 15 miles west of Medford on State Hwy. 64 (north side of road). Chippewa Campground is adjacent to northern end of trail.
Contact: Medford Ranger District, Chequamegon N.F., 850 N. 8th Street, Medford, WI 54451; 715-748-4875.
For the most current information on trail conditions, maps and the local trail or area opening/closing dates, please contact the office indicated.