Rules and Regulations
- All ATVs/UTVs must be registered or licensed in order to ride on Burnett County Forest Lands.
- Trail Rules, Maps and Licensing Information
- From April 1 until the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, all County Forest Lands are closed to off-road vehicles.
- From the Friday of Memorial Day until September 15, state-funded summer-use trails are open to ATVs/UTVs. Summer-use trails are marked with white blazers. Trails could be closed in the event of Wild Fire Danger.
- From September 16 through November 30, you may operate your ATV/UTV on existing logging roads, fire lanes, and snow trails located on County Forest Land, as long as they are not bermed, gated, or signed as closed. These trails are currently multi-use trails and are not being maintained this time of year. Additional information.
- From December 1 through March 31, you may operate your ATV/UTV on state-funded Winter ATV trails when a 4" groomed snow base is present. Winter-use trails are marked with blue blazers. If there is no snow, the Frozen Ground ATV Winter Trail will be open for use once the ground is frozen. Frozen Ground Trails are marked with green blazers. It is your responsibility to know whose property you are on.
- New State Law effective July 1, 2012
- Trail Updates
- Your vehicle must be equipped with a U.S. Forest Service-tested and approved spark arrestor. This arrestor shall be properly maintained and in effective working order.
- Off-road motorcyles are not allowed.
- ATV/UTV use is not allowed on the Gandy Dancer Trail south of Hwy 77 in Burnett County at any time.