Stay up to date on the discussion of mountain biking trails in the Village of DeForest. Discover the history, rules and regulations, detailed maps, FAQs, and more. This page is intended to be fact based and to promote community engagement. Join us in preserving our natural landscapes while enjoying the thrill of outdoor adventure.

Key Dates

It's essential to reflect on the milestones thus far. Through community engagement and collaborative efforts, key dates have been marked in the pursuit of finding common ground. Each date represents a step in fostering an understanding and cooperation among residents, community stakeholders, and environmental advocates.

April 15th, 2024

Public Service Committee will discuss recommending regulations to restrict off paved trail biking in the Upper Yahara River Trail Corridor.

April 2nd, 2024

Village Board direct Public Service Committee to review regulations to restrict off paved trail biking in the Upper Yahara River Trail Corridor. The Village Board approved a motion to restriction biking in the wooded area of River’s Turn Park.

March 18th, 2024

Public Service Committee is has a presentation from Matt Hayden about ideal Mountain Bike Trail locations and terrains.

January 29th, 2024

Public Service Committee reviews sites and hurdles from Mountain Bike Ad Hoc report. Asks mountain bike team to come back with ideal locations and terrains.

August 21st, 2023

Public Service Committee presents Mountain Bike Ad Hoc report.

Rivers Turn Park

Rivers Turn Park Map

DeForest Village Board approved on April 4, 2024 to prohibit off trail biking in the wooded areas in Rivers Turn Park. Please see the highlighted areas in the map above where off trail biking is prohibited and allowed, ensuring clear guidelines for all visitors.

Join the Mountain Biking Discussion!

Are you curious about mountain biking in our village? Do you have burning questions or suggestions to share? Now's your chance to be heard! Our public participation opportunity invites you to pose your questions, share your insights, and engage in meaningful dialogue about mountain biking in DeForest. Your input shapes the future of our community's outdoor adventures!
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