Wild Rock Horse Trail
The 19th most popular equestrian trail in Wisconsin.
Monday 18 July 2016 05:21 GMT
Near Fairchild, the Wild Rock Horse Trail is a 40+ mile trail that winds and loops through a portion of the 133,000 acre Clark County Forest. The trail system utilizes forest lands ranging from easy to more difficult terrain.
Wild Rock County Park provides convenient trail access and a day use area complimented by playground equipment and a shelter. Overnight camping is available with 25 campsites, sanitary dump station, potable water and electric and water service to many sites. Picket lines and manure buckets are available for use within the campground.
Nearby Rock Dam Campground provides shower facilities, beach, laundry facility, convenience store, sanitary dump station, potable water, electric and water hookups. The campground is located 4 miles northwest of Wild Rock County Park. Rock Dam Campground accepts reservations.
When riding in the Wild Rock area a trail pass must be purchased. Daily and season trail passes are available at Wild Rock Park and the Clark County Forestry & Parks Office (715) 743 - 5140.
To reach the trailhead from US95, use Exit #88 for Osseo/US10. Head east on US10 for about 19 miles. Look for Bald Peak Forest Road on the left (north) and turn here. The horse trailer parking area is about 2 miles up the road. The campground will be another 4.5 miles north from the parking area.
Overall, Wild Rock Horse Trail is the 19th most popular horse trail of all 24 horseback rides in Wisconsin.