Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Perkinstown Motorized Trail

The Perkinstown Motorized Trail is a two-way trail developed for ATV and motorcycles (and snowmobiles in the winter).

Trail Length: 20 miles

What to Expect: This trail is ideal for visitors of all ages, riding abilities and experience levels. The trail system is highlighted by rolling terrain, wooden bridges and a variety of woodlands and wetlands. A great variety of wildlife and vegetation can be found along the trail. The vegetation changes from low marsh areas and beaver ponds to forested uplands of hemlock, hardwoods and red pine plantations. The northern most point is located near the Chippewa Campground on the shores of Chequamegon Waters. A trailhead is also located on State Highway 64 that provides an information board will trail maps and toilet facilities.

Trailhead Directions:
Highway 64: From Medford, drive west on State Highway 64 for 14 miles. The parking area is on the right (north) side of the road.
Chippewa Campground Boat Landing Parking: From Medford, drive north on State Highway 13 4.5 miles to County Highway M. Turn left (west) and drive 19.5 miles to Forest Road 1417. Turn left (south) and drive 1 mile to the Chippewa Campground entrance. Follow the signs to the boat landing.





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