Summer ATV Recreational Trail System


NEW IN 2023

All County Campgrounds and Day Use Parks will now be open to ATVs and UTVs with the following rules:

  • ATV/UTVs may only operate on designated travel ways, roads, or parking areas (limited only to where licensed highway vehicles can legally operate).
  • ATV/UTVs must abide by all posted speed limit signs (10 mph in the parks).
  • Operation of an ATV/UTV is not permitted on any pedestrian walking path/trail.
  • Operation of an ATV/UTV is not allowed during campground quiet hours (10:00 pm - 8:00 am).
  • Operators must also follow all state and local laws pertaining to ATV/UTV operation.
  • ATV/UTVs must be registered by the State of Wisconsin.
  • Operation of all other motor vehicles and other power driven vehicles that cannot be officially licensed or registered by the State of Wisconsin as a legal highway or recreational vehicle is prohibited.

Douglas County has over 100 miles of maintained summer ATV trails.  As conditions change throughout the season, be sure to get the latest update on trail conditions by clicking on the links below, or by calling the Douglas County Trail Hotline 24 hours a day 7 days a week at (715) 378-4528.

2022-2023 Summer ATV Recreational Trail System Map


Motorized Recreational Access Information

Trail Opening/Closing - Press Releases

 The most current Trail Conditions Report can be located on the main Recreation Trails Section.

Wisconsin Regulations, Registration, Safety Classes, and Safety Tips

Other Recreational Trails

City of Superior Motorized Trail Map
The city of Superior maintains motorized use trails within the city and the Superior Municipal Forest.
City of Superior Trails
City of Superior Motorized Trail Map
Tri-County Corridor
The Tri-County Corridor connects the cities of Ashland and Superior via approximately 62 miles of improved railroad grade in Ashland, Bayfield, and Douglas Counties.  This trail parallels the north side of US Highway 2 as it passes through the forest, though not on state forest property.
Gandy Dancer State Trail
Saunders State Trail
Wild Rivers State Trail
Additional Resources
Follow the links below to other websites with information on the Douglas County Trail System.
Northwest Wisconsin ATV Map

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