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County Forest

County Forest

Jake Walcisak, County Forest Administrator
Jordan Lutz, Assistant County Forest Administrator
Christina Schuld, 
Administrative Support

Location & Mailing Address:
224 South Second Street
Medford, WI 54451

Phone: 715.748.1486
Fax: 715.748.1415

Snowmobile & Winter ATV Trail Map
ATV-UTV Route Map
Price-Taylor Rail Trail
WI County Forest Association
WI DNR – Division of Forestry
USDA Forestry Service
Pirus Range Shooting Hours

*Office is located on the Main Floor of the Courthouse


The Taylor County Forest is made up of 17,500 acres located in the northeast corner of Taylor County.  The forest is managed on multiple use basis providing timber production, recreation, wildlife habitat and watershed protection.  The forest provides excellent hunting, fishing, trapping, berry picking and wildlife viewing opportunities.  There are also ATV trails, Ice Age Trail, snowmobile trails, cross country ski trails, hunter walking trails and two campgrounds in the county forest.

The Taylor County forest products from the timber sales are certified as sustainable by Forest Stewardship Council and Sustainable Forestry Initiative.


County Forest Timber Sales

Bid Results
June 2018 December 2017
June 2017 December 2016
June 2016 December 2015
June 2015 December 2014
June 2014 December 2013
June 2013 December 2012
June 2012 December 2011
June 2011 December 2010


Grouse Habitat / Hunter Walking Trails

North Forest (black/white) Map
North Forest (color) Map
South Forest (black/white) Map
South Forest (color) Map
West Block (black/white) Map
West Block (color) Map



County forest firewood and bough permits can be purchased at the county forestry department in the courthouse.

Sample of Bough Permit [click here]

Sample of County Forest Firewood Cutting Permit [click here]