UTV Public Hearing
Solicit Comments on UTVs by the Public
Date: 11/4/2013 7:00 PM - 7:15 PM Location: Meeting Rooms 1H/1I
127 E Oak Street - Administration Building - Juneau, Wisconsin 53039
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Dodge County Planning, Development and Parks Committee on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:05 pm or shortly thereafter on the First Floor (Meeting Rooms 1H and 1I) of the Administration Building, Juneau, Wisconsin to solicit comments on the request of the Marshview Riders ATV Club to allow UTVs (Utility Terrain Vehicles) to ride on the Dodge County portion of the Wild Goose Trail during the winter ATV trail season.
Written comments must be submitted in writing to Dodge County Land Resources & Parks Dept., 127 E. Oak St., Juneau, WI 53039 or via email: email@example.com or fax: 920-386-3979 by 4 pm, Monday, November 4, 2013. Information on the request is available for review at www.dodgeparks.com or in the County Land Resources and Parks Department between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday (920) 386-3700) at their office at 127 E. Oak St., Juneau, WI 53039.
All persons interested are invited to attend and be heard.
Dated October 15, 2013
Dodge County Planning, Development and Parks Committee by Thomas Schaefer, Chair
Wild Goose State Trail links the City of Juneau - "Gateway to the Wild Goose Trail" and the City of Fond du Lac. This 34 mile compacted limestone trail on an abandoned railroad grade traverses oak woodlots, fertile farm fields, prairie remnants and sparkling streams as it runs through the rural country sides of Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties and skirts the western edge of the internationally known Horicon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. Wildlife, scenery and level surface provide safe, easy and enjoyable biking and hiking for all ages. Parking and trail access available at the southern trail head at Hwy 60 and the northern trail head on Rolling Meadows Drive in Fond du Lac and numerous points between. County and private campgrounds located nearby. A separate horse trail tread runs north from Hwy 60 about 14 miles. The trail can be opened for snowmobile and ATV use in winter.
Dodge County Trail Status: (920) 386-3705
Main Trail: Compacted Limestone Screenings - 34 Miles
Horse Trail: Wood Chips, Dirt, Grass - 14 Miles
Bicycling - Walking - Hiking - Jogging and Cross-Country Skiing are permitted year round on the main trail. The horse trail is recommended for cross-country skiing when snowmobile and ATV trail is open.
Horseback Riding is permitted year round on the separate horse trail in Dodge County. The trail runs from HWY 60 to Pautsch Road, in Dodge County. Horses are not permitted on any portion of the limestone surfaced trail except at designated horse trail crossings.