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Buffalo River State Trail
Contact information
For information, contact:
Buffalo River State Trail
W26247 Sullivan Road
Trempealeau WI 54661

Buffalo River State Trail Current conditions

The trail is open to ATV and UTV use year-round. Horses, bicycles and hiking are also allowed. You may come across some rough areas. Grading and packing of the trail is currently taking place.

Most connecting county ATV trails are now open. To check on specific county trail conditions and rules or for more information about ATV and UTV trails statewide, see:

Bicycle and horseback riding trail pass

State trail passes are required for bicyclists and horseback riders age 16 and older.
Please report any damage or problems on the trail to Perrot State Park, 608-534-6409.

ATV and UTV Public use registration

All ATVs or UTVs are required to be registered in Wisconsin. Public use registration allows operation on any areas open to public riding, frozen surface of any waterways and on private property with landowner permission. Click on this link for registration information and sales locations:

Nonresident ATV/UTV registration

An ATV or UTV operated on a public trail or corridor needs to display valid Wisconsin Public Use registration or needs to display a valid Nonresident ATV or UTV Trail Pass. Nonresident customers choosing to register their ATV in Wisconsin will be liable to the Department of Revenue for sales tax on the purchase of the machine.

Last revised: Tuesday August 28 2018