Horseback Trail System

The Douglas County Wildlife Area (Bird Sanctuary) contains approximately 14 miles of horseback riding trails. 

  • For further information on the horse trails in the Douglas County Wildlife Area, including rules and regulations, please contact the WDNR Douglas County Wildlife Area Property manager at:
WDNR - Brule Ranger Station
6250 South Ranger Road
Brule, WI 54820
(715) 372-8539 ext. 115

  • For further information on the Developed Recreational Area in the Douglas County Wildlife Area, including clubhouse/stables/kennel rental policies and rules and regulations, please see the "Horse Area & Clubhouse Facilities" section found in the Douglas County Wildlife Area Brochure (v2011), or contact the Forestry Department.
  • Additionally, all forest roads and trails that are open for motorized use are open for horseback riding.



Douglas County takes pride in partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Friends of the Bird Sanctuary in managing and improving the Douglas County Wildlife Management Area.

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