Trail Conditions

Bayfield Co ATVs

Trail status and conditions: (updated 4/23/2021)

Notice of Seasonal ATV/UTV Trail Opening

Bayfield County ATV/UTV trails are officially open as of today, April 23, 2021.  The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest trails are also open, rescinding the closure order from earlier this year. 

Please be aware that crews are still out on the trails cleaning up and working on the trails so be aware of your surroundings and ride with caution.

Trail conditions are variable and in early spring condition, so please tread lightly and report any downed trees or other issues as soon as possible to the Bayfield County Forestry & Parks Department at (715) 373-6114.  

In addition to using caution, please stay on the designated trails and routes and follow the trail signs. 

Trail maps can be found at area businesses and can also be viewed and ordered online as well as on the AVENZA mobile app. 

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For further information:

Jason Bodine
Bayfield County Forestry & Parks
117 E 5th Street
Washburn, WI 54891
715-373-6114
jason.bodine@bayfieldcounty.wi.gov 

UPDATES SINCE THE LAST MAP WAS PRINTED

Note: a new ATV/UTV map was printed for 2020-2021 and these changes appear on the new map.

There are some areas that have more connectivity now that some portions of County highway have been opened as routes. One major change is that you can now ride all the way through to Red Cliff

WHEN TRAILS ARE OPEN:

Please report any downed trees or other issues as soon as possible to the Bayfield County Forestry & Parks Department at 715-373-6114.

As always, riders should use caution when out on the trails. Please stay on the designated trails and routes and follow the trail signs. Be aware that there may be grooming equipment on the trails.

Trail maps can be found at area businesses and can also be viewed and ordered online.

Road routes and the Tri-County Corridor are open year ’round. This includes many forest roads that are designated on the map. 

For visitor information or to receive a current Bayfield County ATV / UTV map, you can also contact the Tourism Department.