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The Cottage is located right on the ATV/Snowmobile trail! Leave right from your own driveway!!
Lake Arbutus is with in walking distance. 100's of acres of county land right outside your back door!

Black River State Forest & Jackson County ATV trails Open
May 15-October 15 ~ December 15-March 15
Clark County Trails open May 1-March 15

Arbutus Motor Sports 
N117 Cty Rd J, Hatfield ATV/UTV, Jet Ski, Pontoon Boat Rentals. Located on the trails for Clark and Jackson Counties,
close to beautiful Lake Arbutus. Now offering Stand Up Paddle boards for rent!


Black River Canoe Rental, 5999 Hwy 54 W, Black River Falls, WI 54615 – 715-284-8136
Rentals include pickup and drop off, 17ft aluminum canoe, 2 life jackets & 2 paddles. Please call for rates and reservations.

Hatfield Sports Shop N451 Hwy J, Hatfield, WI 54754 - Phone: 715-333-5009

The area's newest source for outdoor & recreational information. Guide service available for hunting, fishing, canoeing, & trapping. Steve will also assist you in obtaining information on area hiking, mountain biking, ATV trails, and horseback riding trails throughout Jackson and Clark Counties. They are your outdoor recreational information caterers. Have a question on fishing in the area? Water levels/conditions for canoeing/kayaking? Need a fishing pole? You can rent a complete set up here. Canoe, Kayak & Moped rentals & sales. Canoe & Kayak Shuttle Service. 

Bonding with Fish
ATV Trails

Jackson County ATV Trails are open from May 15th through October 15th and December 15th through March 15th. Clark County ATV trails are open from May 1st through March 15th – closed for gun deer season.

Jackson County has over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile trails which connect to 500 miles of trails in surrounding counties. Connections can be made to every trail in the state. Choose your path - the scenery is excellent and you will be sure to find well maintained trails which are groomed frequently, including weekends.



Lake Arbutus is within walking distance and offers beaches, swimming, fishing, boating and more!


Jackson County and the Black River State Forest offers many opportunities for hikers. There are over 100 miles or more of hiking trails across Jackson County for your enjoyment. Breathtaking scenery and wildlife are abundant in Jackson County for the nature lover.


Jackson County has some of the finest streams and rivers in Wisconsin. With few rapids, the Black River is an excellent river for family canoeing. All along the Black River access points are conveniently located, from Hatfield all the way to the Mississippi River. You can plan a two-hour trip or a five day excursion. Our creeks can offer a more challenging experience for the seasoned canoeist and kayaker. Halls Creek, Morrison Creek, the East Fork and the Black River and Robinson Creek provide thrilling rapids and stunning scenery. When you plan your trip be sure to call for the latest water conditions.


With approximately 200,000 acres of public lands and a bountiful supply of deer, it is not surprising that Jackson County is known as the "Deer Capital of Wisconsin." The Jackson County Forest and Black River State Forest provide a perfect habitat for deer, ruffed grouse, squirrel and wild turkey. Dike 17 and the Black River bottoms provide excellent waterfowl hunting for ducks and geese.

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