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Knobby Ridge - Off Road Motorcycling
**The western half (west of Bachelors Ave) of the Knobby Ridge motorcycle trail system is now open! The annual opening date has been changed from May 1 to May 15. This section contains the 5.4 mile Center Loop, a .5 mile beginner Youth Loop, a .3 mile intermediate Youth Loop and an Intensive Use Area course. The eastern half of the trail system remains closed.

Clark County is proud to offer one of the finest off-road motorcycle trail systems in Wisconsin. More than 16 miles of looped trail meander through a portion of the 133,000 acre Clark County Forest.

A convenient trail-head is located 8 miles west of Neillsville on Hwy 10. Trail-head includes youth loop, intensive use area, water and a toilet facility.

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


When riding in Knobby Ridge a trail pass must be purchased. Daily and season trail passes are available online, and at Knobby Ridge trail-head and the Clark County Forestry & Parks Office (715) 743-5140.
Individual Daily Pass $8
Individual Season Pass $40
Family Season Pass $80

Motorcycles Only
The Knobby Ridge off-road motorcycle trail system is for motorcycle use only. ATV's and UTV's are prohibited on the trail system.

County Forest camping is available on-site for $7.00/night, electric is available for an additional $5.00/night. There is a self-registration tube at the trailhead, payment is cash or check (made out to Clark County Treasurer). In addition, overnight accommodations are available nearby at county campgrounds. Knobby Ridge off-road motorcycle trails are not directly accessible from county campgrounds.

  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilet Building
  • Drinking Water
  • Parking Lot

Rules and Regulations
Clark County urges everyone to abide by State and County Regulations. Off-Road motorcycle travel is only allowed on the designated Knobby Ridge off-road motorcycle trails.

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.

JOIN  THE CLUB - BECOME INVOLVED!  Midwest Off-Road Trail Riders (M.O.T.R.)


WEB: MOTR Website

Clark County Courthouse
517 Court St., Room 301
Neillsville, WI 54456
Phone: (715) 743-5148    
Fax: (715) 743-5154