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Parrish Highlands ATV Trail in Langlade County

Parrish Wisconsin Langlade County ATV UTV Trail

Parrish Highlands ATV Trail in Langlade County

Setting out to find the trailhead to the Parrish Highlands ATV Trail in Langlade County Wisconsin this morning.  This is a trail system we have not ridden yet, but are in hopes of finding some good riding and fall colors.

Rocks, Ruts, Water & Mud 

Rocks, ruts, water and mud that sums up the Parrish Highlands ATV Trail after a fresh rain.


A little more challenging terrain than it’s cousin the Oconto County, Wisconsin trail system that we normally run.  Both have their advantages, depending on what type of fun you are looking to have.

 






Rain Equals Fun
It rained for two hours this morning so I didn’t expect to stay 100% clean by the day’s end.  Today, as a compromise between my husband and myself, we are after a messy, fun fall color run.

 

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Location & Overview

We parked at the County T trailhead in Parrish, WI which is located in the northwestern part of Langlade County.

 

The map above will get you to the correct road. Just watch for the brown sign on the roadway for the parking lot.

 






Parking
There wasn’t any issues with parking within the gravel parking lot, it is generously spacious.  We were parked toward the middle of the parking, as you can see wide open spaces.

Trail Passes
I am often asked if there is a fee for riding ATV trails.  Wisconsin law requires those who use Wisconsin ATV trails to display either Wisconsin registration or apply for an ATV trail pass. The trail pass may be purchased online at the WDNR, over the counter at any license sales location, or by phone at 1-877-945-4236.


  • $18.00 non-resident ATV trail use pass ( I believe it for a year).
  • An ATV trail pass is required to operate an ATV (Unless you have a registered WI ATV). Be sure to ask WDNR for any changes to the above information.A small piece of the trail that winds through the woods.

On Site

Bathrooms: On site, there are bathrooms with pit toilets.  A welcomed sight to my pea-sized bladder, and also for changing out of muddy clothing at the end of your ride.


Must Haves on Amazon:


1.) Portable Jump Starter & Charger

 

Portable Car Jump Starter ATV / UTV - Charge your cell phone, tablet and flashlights too. Plugs into a cigarette lighter too. CLICK HERE TO BUY ON AMAZON

Jump Starter for ATV / UTV – Charge your cell phone, tablet and flashlights too. Plugs into a cigarette lighter as well.

2.) Tire Plug Kit

Tire Plug Kit - Almost every repair can be done on the trail. Ream, lube, plug and seal with rubber cement. IT WORKS. CLICK HERE TO BUY ON AMAZON

Tire Plug Kit – Almost every repair can be done on the trail. Ream, lube, plug and seal with rubber cement. IT WORKS.

3.) Portable Air Compressor

 

Portable Air Compressor - Excellent for adjusting air pressure, refills tires or blowing up air beds for camping.

Portable Air Compressor – Excellent for adjusting air pressure, refills tires or blowing up air beds for camping.

4.) Tow Rope

Towing and winching purposes. They come in handy in case where your winch breaks down

Towing and winching purposes. They come in handy in cases where your winch breaks down. If my husband reads this he will be impressed I used the term winch, instead of wench. He let me go all day retelling my wench story with a smile on his face. He finally told me at the end of the day the word is WINCH. Damn it!


ATV Washing Station
Something I have never seen at any additional ATV trailhead before today (in Wisconsin) –  a washing station.






Drive up on the grate and use the hose to rinse off your ATV.  A big THANK YOU  to the person that thought of this gem.

Terrain

The Parrish Highlands ATV Trail system has 53 miles of glacial moraines, hardwood forests, cedar swamps and rivers and lakes.

The trail links up with the Lincoln and Oneida County ATV trail systems. So, you can easily go for miles and miles for days of riding fun.






Hi- Ho  It’s Off Mudding We Go
Now, since it is time to get more riding in – the camera gets put away in a dry and safe place.

 

Mud Up OR Shut Up Mudding T-Shirt

Mud Up OR Shut Up Mudding T-Shirt

Is My ATV Okay? Is it a good day or a bad day if someone is reading this?

Is it a good day or a bad day if someone is reading this?

One Area We Were In


Buried Treasures

Hidden deep in the woods while riding the trails you can find some treasures.  This old car can be seen from one of the trails.

Go and have fun – spend a few days exploring Langlade County!

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