Flambeau River State Forest Trail

Trail Activities
  • All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and Utility-Terrain Vehicle (UTV) up to 65 inches wide
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
Location
The Flambeau River State Forest Trail has 4 parking areas, 3 of which are located west of Phillips off County Road W.
  1. Travel 19 miles west of Phillips to W1424 County Road W which is the location of the Flambeau Hills trailhead parking area (pit toilets only), this parking area offers access to both the Flambeau River State Forest Trail and the non-motorized Flambeau Hills Trail (horseback riding is not allowed).
  2. Take County Road W 17 miles west of Phillips, then go south on County Road M about a 1/4 mile to the Tower Hill parking area (no facilities).
  3. From the Tower Hill parking area, continue south 7 miles to N582 County Road M to the Fisherman’s Landing parking area (drinking water and pit toilets) which is located at the southern end of the trail just past where County Road M crosses the South Fork of the Flambeau River (or in Hawkins from Highway 8 go north on County Road M 10 miles).
  4. Go west of Fifield 14 miles on Highway 70 to Oxbo Drive / Dix Dox Road then north 1/2 mile to N6223 Oxbo Drive which is the location of the Dix Dox Landing parking area (drinking water and pit toilets).
Trail Description
Length: 70 miles
Fee: None
Trail Type: Out and back
Skill Level: Easy to moderate
Aerobic Level: Easy to moderate

Trail Use
The Flambeau River State Forest Trail is a 38-mile multiple use trail consisting of forest roads, town roads and snowmobile routes located in the Flambeau River State Forest. The trail system connects directly to the Tuscobia State Trail. There are very few services along the trail. This is a multipurpose trail that allows motorized and non-motorized use.

Hiking & Biking
The terrain and trail surface vary greatly throughout the trail system. The surface is mostly gravel but you will encounter grassy and rocky areas. The terrain is mostly flat but it is hilly in some areas.

ATV & UTV
ATV and UTV use is allowed May 15 to November 15. Off-road motorcycles are not allowed. This is a multipurpose trail and it is shared with non-motorized users. The spring open may be delayed due to flooding or wet conditions. 
 
Horseback Riding
Horseback riders are welcome to ride on this trail as well as old logging roads and / or gravel roads in the Flambeau River State Forest. Horses are not allowed in the following areas:
  • Beaches
  • Biking trails
  • Campgrounds
  • Hiking trails
  • Nature trails
  • Picnic areas

Additional Information
Find more information by visiting the Flambeau River State Forest website.