Burning Permits Are Suspended In Wisconsin

Campfires For Warming Or Cooking Strongly DiscouragedCONTACT: Catherine Koele, DNR Wildfire Prevention Specialist 608-219-9075 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Wis. - Spring in Wisconsin has the highest fire risk with the No. 1 cause of wildfires being debris burning. Wildfires pose a serious threat to public safety, property and our n...
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Fees Waived For Wisconsin State Parks And Trails

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2020CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Waived For Wisconsin State Parks And TrailsState Parks, Trails And Restrooms Remain Open; Property Buildings ClosedMADISON, Wis. – Fees are now waived for all Wisconsin State Parks and Trails that continue to remain open to the public. Parks, law enforcement and property ...
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Polaris Industries Impacted by COVID-19

​In a letter that was sent to all Polaris suppliers, Polaris Suppliers, Monday, March 23, 2020The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving, challenging the way we work, do business and operate in general. As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, we want to update you about the actions Polaris has takento date....
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State Parks and Trails Remain Open To Public

Wisconsin State Parks and Trails will remain open to the public. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources continues to receive the most up-to-date information and will adjust operations as conditions change. We will continue to monitor on the ground circumstances each day to determine if park closures become necessary.Recent guidance from the ...
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CPSC: ATV Injuries Continue to Decline

​IRVINE, CA – March 16, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's 2018 Annual Report of ATV-Related Deaths and Injuries, released in February 2020, confirms that injuries related to all-terrain vehicles continue to decline.Assessing a 10-year period (2009-2018), CPSC staff cited a statistically significant overa...
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​DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/16/2020

​DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/16/2020.All Snowmobile and Winter ATV trails under management of the Douglas County Forestry Department are officially closed for the season.In addition, all year-round recreational trails are temporarily closed at this time except for the following trail segments:1. Gandy Dancer Trail – MN/WI Stateline to Patzau.2. S...
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ALL DNR EDUCATION CLASSES CANCELLED from March 16th to March 31

 Volunteer Education Instructors:This notification is in regards to the Coronavirus (COVID 19) and program direction on how to conduct business as a volunteer instructor. Effective immediately, the Department of Natural Resources has taken the position to cancel all Safety Education Classes for Hunter-Internet field days-Archery-ATV-Snowmobile...
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​DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/13/2020

​DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/13/2020.All Snowmobile and Winter ATV trails under management of the Douglas County Forestry Department will officially close for the season at 8:00 AM local time on Monday, March 16, 2020.Douglas County received two days of warm weather over the weekend and the trail conditions across the county range from good to po...
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Annual Meeting Postponed Due to COVID-19

WATVA Followers & Friends,This week our board of directors met to discuss the upcoming annual meeting and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We unanimously decided to postpone our event to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 as well as comply with state mandated health guidelines regarding the limitations of gathering of people in public or p...
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Marinette County Trail Closures

Date: March 10, 2020From: Pete Villas, Forestry AdministratorSubject: ATV Trail ClosureThe entire Marinette County ATV Trail System will be closed to all vehicles effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice. This closure is required to protect the soft trail bed from erosion damage caused by ATV's and other vehicles during s...
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Douglas County Update

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/10/2020.All Snowmobile and Winter ATV trails under management of the Douglas County Forestry Department will officially close for the season at 8:00 AM local time on Monday, March 16, 2020. Douglas County received two days of warm weather over the weekend and the trail conditions across the county range from good to po...
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Douglas County Closure

Effective immediately, trail 925 (Douglas County) from Andrews Road to Swedish Highway is closed due to high water. Gates are closed. The rest of the trails in Douglas County remain open at this time!https://www.facebook.com/233900521842/posts/10157461178036843/?sfnsn=mo Recreational Trails | Douglas County, WI - Official Website ​ https://www.doug...
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DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/6/2020

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL UPDATE 3/6/2020.Douglas county received a little bit of snow yesterday and currently ALL of Douglas County trails are open. As temperatures start to warm up watch for trail closures in the update. It is critical that we respect the landowners who allow us to utilize their property.We will provide updates as conditions change. D...
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Embarrass River ATV Park Spring Closure

Trail Update:Due to the extended forecast showing warm weather and potential rain/ snow for next week the Trails will close at 5:30 pm Tuesday March 3rd.We expect to open approximately May 1st depending on the Spring we have. Thank you to all who came out and enjoyed the trails over the winter. We hope to see you all in the summer.A reminder annual...
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Burnett County Trail Closure

ALL Burnett County Winter Snowmobile and ATV/UTV trails will close at 11:59 p.m. tonight, Monday, March 2, 2020.After consulting with the Burnett County Snow Trails Association, all trails will be closed at 11:59 p.m. Monday, March 2. With warmer temperatures this past weekend and in the forecast, the decision to close trails is to protect the trai...
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Burnett County: Deteriorating Trail Conditions

The MAJORITY of the Snowmobile and Winter ATV Trails are open but in poor condition. Trails are deteriorating quickly. Bare ground is starting to show in open areas. Please also watch for icy spots on the trails - read below for closed trails and important information.The majority of the Snowmobile and Winter ATV Trails are open - HOWEVER, the port...
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Oconto County DNR Certified ATV Safety Class

Town of Riverview:The Hidden Bear Trail ATV Club and the Red Arrow Snowmobile-ATV Club are sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified ATV Safety Course.The course will be held at the Town of Riverview Town Hall, 15471 Highway 32, Mountain, WI54149 (5 miles north of Mountain on Highway 32).The one (1) day class will meet on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 9...
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Sauk County expands ATV routes on county highways

Sauk County expands ATV routes on county highways | Regional news | wiscnews.com The Sauk County Board of Supervisors has voted to expand off-road recreational vehicle routes along county highways. https://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/news/local/sauk-county-expands-atv-routes-on-county-highways/article_b309378d-d08e-5155-ac03-7ccbb9bf28e2.h...
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Lake Tomahawk residents to consider ATV/UTV use on town roads in new survey

​Originally posted at: https://www.wjfw.com/stories.html?sku=20200220182234&status=viewfull Lake Tomahawk residents to consider ATV/UTV use on town roads in new survey​ LAKE TOMAHAWK - People in Lake Tomahawk could soon see ATVs and UTVs on town roads if a new survey convinces the town board.Last week, the town board authorized that s...
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Oconto County Snowmobile Alliance Donates to Local Ambulance and Rescue Services

The Oconto County Snowmobile Alliance (OCSA), which is made up of the nine snowmobile clubs in the county, is donating $5,000 to the local Ambulance Services and Rescue Squads that serve Oconto County snowmobile trails. Bagley-Brazeau Joyriders, Chase Sno-Chasers, Chute Pond Snowmobile Club, Gillett Sno & ATV Riders, Iron Snow Shoe Recreation T...
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