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ATV Riding
For Immediate Release February 8th, 2019:

Effective Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 10:00 am, trails located on the Clark County Forest will be open to ATV and Snowmobile riders.  Trails located on Private Lands will also be opened to the public at this time with the following exception due to open running water.

1. Riplinger Rip Riders Corridor 20 Trail from Intersection 59 to Intersection 58

Area clubs have been working diligently to make sure all trails are safe and groomed.  We ask that you please respect the 10:00 am opening time to allow all clubs to properly prepare all trails.  Early season riding conditions do exist.  Riders should be mindful of the possibility of encountering drifting, windswept fields, slippery patches as we have a heavy ice base, and open water in swamps and river crossings.

Please note that UTV’s are not allowed on the Clark County ATV Trail system during the winter months (November 1- May 14).

Clark County trails are subject to periodic closure; for updates on recent closures and/or openings please contact the Forestry and Parks Department at 715-743-5140, or visit the county website at for more information on our trail system.  

Digital Trail Map

Google Maps Interactive
Clark County Summer ATV/UTV Trail Map
 Joint Trail Map
Clark/Jackson County
Summer ATV/UTV Trail Map

ATV Recreation in Clark County 

More than 135 miles of spring, summer, and fall ATV/UTV trails and routes wind and loop through the nearly 135,000 acre Clark County forest. Additional winter mileage is available, please refer to map for more information (ATV only, UTV's are not allowed on the trail system during the winter). Convenient trail access is located throughout the county forest. Trail amenities include parking lots, loading ramps, day use areas, fuel, and food. In addition, our ATV trails offer access to five county campgrounds. 

Trail Schedule
ATV Trails Open  ATV Trails Closed 
May 15 - October 31  November 1 - December 14 
December 15 - March 15  March 16 - May 14 

Clark County urges everyone to abide by state and county regulations. ATV travel is only allowed on the designated ATV Trails and ATV Routes.

Only street legal motorcycles, driven by licensed operators, are allowed on the ATV trail system. Non-street legal motorcycles may only operate on the designated Knobby Ridge off road motorcycle trails.

For information regarding licensing of ATVs in Wisconsin and state specific rules and regulations concerning ATV use, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources office at (888) 936-7463. Please also see the Jackson County Combined ATV Map  and the Jackson County ATV Trails website. Thank you and safe riding!

Wild Fire Prevention
We would like to remind riders that ATV's are a possible ignition source for wildl fires.  Please follow all state regulations, including spark arrestors. Please click the following to see how else you can help prevent wild fires while operating your ATV/UTV.

Clark County Courthouse
Hours:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
517 Court St., Room 301
Neillsville, WI 54456
Phone: (715) 743-5148
Fax: (715) 743-5154