Forestry & Recreation

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

Phone:  715 . 748 . 1486

Timber Sales
Snowmobile & Winter ATV Trail Map
Snowmobile Trail Status & Condition
ATV-UTV Route Map
ATV Trails
Price-Taylor Rail Trail
WI County Forest Association
County Forest Campground Location & Mailing Address:
224 South Second Street
Medford, WI 54451

Fax: 715.748.1415

*Office is located on the Main Floor of the Courthouse.

WI DNR – Division of Forestry
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
Pirus Range Shooting Hours
Taylor County Tourism
Firewood Policy

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.

Wood products generated from Taylor County Forest timber sales are duel certified Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).


Taylor County has two timber sale bid openings per year, typically in June and December. Postcards are sent out with a link to view the bids online.  Contact the Forestry Dept at 224 So. Second St, Medford, WI 54451 or (715) 748-1486 to be added to the mailing list or for any additional information.


Annual Work Plans / Accomplishment Reports