City Streets Open to ATVs/UTVs

All signage is in place, so effective immediately, ATVs/UTVs are officially allowed on certain city streets as outlined in Ordinance #865.

On August 3, 2021, the Black River Falls Common Council approved Ordinance #865 which designates all city-maintained roads, streets, alleys, and highways, including any city-maintained parking lots, except connecting highways, as open to all-terrain vehicle (“ATV”) or utility terrain vehicle (“UTV”) routes, except as otherwise posted, and authorizes the operation of ATVs or UTVs on all state, connecting and county highways with a posted speed limit of 35 MPH or less within the territorial boundaries of the City, except as otherwise posted.

  • The hours of operation are 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM.
  • All ATV/UTV operators are required to ride single file.
  • Operators MUST be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Operators are required to have liability insurance and be able to provide proof of insurance.
  • Operators of any ATV/UTV are prohibited from possessing any form of open alcoholic beverage.
  • The Black River Falls Police Department has the authority to temporarily close any ATV/UTV route whenever conditions warrant closure.
  • Violators are subject to a citation and fines of not less than $100 or more than $250.