Then you need to succesfully complete an approved Wisconsin ATV/OHM Safety Course before riding on public lands.
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All riders in Wisconsin who were born after January 1, 1988 and are over the age of 12 are REQUIRED to complete an approved ATV Safety Course, and carry the Wisconsin ATV Safety Certificate with them while riding on public lands.
In addition to the required ATV safety certificate, all riders who are under 12 and who are riding on public lands must follow these restrictions:
Children under the age of 12 may operate a small ATV, and ONLY under the following conditions:
All ATV riders in Wisconsin should wear an approved helmet at ALL times when riding their ATV, regardless of their age or experience level. In Wisconsin, a helmet is mandatory for all riders (operators AND passengers) under the age of 18, with the following exceptions:
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Before heading out on Wisconsin's ATV and OHV trails, please remember the following tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride:
The laws and regulations on this page are meant as a quick reference for ATV riders. It is your responsibility to know ALL ATV laws before heading out on the trails. For a complete list of ATV laws and regulations in Wisconsin, please consult with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources at www.dnr.wi.gov.