ATV Trail Reports
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Lincoln County winter ATV trails in Zone 1 are OPEN. ATV trails CLOSE when the temperature is above 28 degress F.
Lincoln County trails for Zone 2 and 3 are CLOSED.
ATV trails close when the temperature is above 28 degrees F.
The winter ATV trails open once the snowmobile trails are in good condition and are open for at least one week. Please check back as this report is updated as conditions change.
For more information please contact:
Chad Swanson, Oneida County ATV Association, 715-551-6619
Jim Kocher, Little Rice ATV Riders Club, 715-355-8303
Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, 715-365-7464
Oneida County Forestry Department, 715-369-6140
For public ATV & UTV registrations, in addition to the 2 side decals furnished by DNR, owners will be required to furnish their own rear plate. Access the following link for detailed information: www.co.lincoln.wi.us/i/d/2012_utv.atv_info.pdf
The maximum width for an ATV/UTV in the Spring/Summer trials in Lincoln County is 65 inches wide.
The maximum width for winter ATV/UTV trails is 48 inches wide.
The paved routes and roads in the city of Tomahawk, towns of Bradley and Nokomis remain open. The paved routes and roads in the Somo Lake area are open.
Lincoln County's summer ATV trails system are open to side by side UTV's that meet the standard definition and are registered with the Wisconsin DNR.
Some roads in the City of Tomahawk are now open for ATV use. Please make sure you ride only on the marked trails. The Hiawatha Trail is NOT open to ATVs. It is for Hiking and Biking only. We have had reports of ATV's on this trail. You will be fined if caught riding your ATV on the Hiawatha.
The local ATV clubs have put together a new Lincoln County Trail Map. Please call the Chamber or fill out the Trail Map Request Form and we will send you the new map. If you live in Tomahawk, please stop in at the Chamber to pick up the new map.
Here is a list of the Tomahawk Area ATV Clubs:
Harrison Hills ATV Club www.harrisonhillsatvclub.com, 715-693-0146
Somo Area ATV Club www.somoareaatvclub.com, 715-493-1656
Nokomis ATV Club www.nokomisatv.com, 715-966-5563
Spirit Valley Riders ATV Club, 715-564-2233
Here is a map of the ATV & Snowmobile Route for the City of Tomahawk:
Click here for PDF of ATV & Snowmobile Routes & Trails - City of Tomahawk side of map pictured above.
Click here for PDF of Lincoln County Major ATV Routes & Trails side of Map.
Click here to request a Lincoln County Trail Map and Recreation Packet.
Click here for current weather conditions.
For more information on the Lincoln County Trails, please call the Lincoln County Forestry Department at (715) 536-0327 or visit www.co.lincoln.wi.us.
The Tomahawk Chamber updates their Trail Report information daily as reports are received. Call (715) 453-5334 or (1-800) 569-2160 and choose menu item 20 to hear trail report.