Trail Conditions

Bayfield Co ATVs

Trail status and conditions: (updated 7/13/2021)

Notice of Trail reroutes

Bayfield County ATV/UTV and Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest trails are open; however, there are now two re-routes to be aware of:

1. The first is a re-route on Forest Road 429 in Iron River:

Details on the re-route are in this press release.
2021 Iron River Trail rerouteCaption: A segment of the Iron River Trail is currently rerouted to Forest Road 429 to accommodate an active timber sale. Drivers and riders should use caution and adhere to road and trail signage.

2. The second is a trail re-route connecting Iron River to South Shore area (Trail 40/Wally Polk):

The Wally Polk ATV and Snowmobile trail will be closing August 1st until further notice. Flag Road is a suitable re-route while we work on a permanent re-route. 

WallyPolk_Closing

As always, be aware of your surroundings and ride with caution.

Trail conditions are variable. Please 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.