ATV and UTV operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 who are at least 12 years old for ATV(and at least 16 years old for UTV) must complete an ATV and UTV safety certification course in order to operate on public ATV/UTV trails and areas in Wisconsin.
ATV and UTV operators born on or after January 1, 1998 must complete and ATV/UTV safety certification course in order to operate on public ATV/UTV trails and areas in Wisconsin. DNR Recreational Safety Specialist recommended all ATV and UTV operators complete a safely course.
If rentor is born on or after the above date, the need to have a copy of their completed (and passed) ATV/UTV course safety certificate to rent a machine.
You can contact the DNR at 1-888-936-7463 or visit their website at dnr.wi.gov/contact
Further resources, including rules and regulations, may be found at dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/atv