ATV/UTV Routes are officially open

The Town Highway Superintendent has confirmed all signage and UTV/ATV routes are now officially open on the following Town of Cottage Grove roads only:

  • All Town roads east of County Road N and north of U.S. Highway 12/18
  • Deerfield Road south of U.S. Highway 12/18 to its intersection with Schadel Road.

In addition to the provisions of s. 23.33, Wis. Stats.. and Ch. NR 64.07. Wis. Admin. Code, the following restrictions are placed on the use of the ATV/UTV routes:

a) AII ATV and UTV operators shall be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid operator’s license.  A learner’s permit shall not be considered as a valid driver’s license nor shall any license that has been revoked, temporarily or otherwise, or suspended for any reason, be considered as a valid driver’s license during the period of suspension or revocation.

(b) AII ATV and UTV operators shall observe the posted speed limits and all other applicable traffic regulations.

(c) The operators of ATVs/UTVs shall ride in single file.

(d) ATV/UTV headlamps and tail lamps must be turned on at all times and ATV/UTVs must have operational brake lights.

(e) All UTV operators and passengers must wear seat belts at all times.

(f) All Town designated ATV/UTV routes are closed between 11 :00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. every day of the year.

Riders are advised to review the full ordinance at

Groups of 10 or more are also subject to s. 9.10 Parades and Races.  See for an application form and for the complete ordinance.