There is a designated Road Closed area accessible only if you have an authorized AccessPass.
We do not allow spectators to drive to the interior of the race course on Saturday.
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There are four accessible spots, mid-way and late in the Chequamegon 40 course that you can reach without driving your vehicle into the closed area:
After the Main Street start of the Chequamegon 40, drive Highway 63 north from Hayward to Seeley.
“OO” and Birke Trail – @ 15.92 miles from the start in the Chequamegon 40.
Drive north of the start in Hayward on Highway 63. In Seeley, take Cty “OO” east to the
American Birkebeiner ski trail crossing. Park on the north side of “OO” in the large lot. You can watch or provide racer support on the north or south side of the trail. Exit the area via Cty “OO” west back to Seeley.
Janet Road & Snowmobile Trail 71 – @ 17.02 miles from the start in the Chequamegon 40. Off Cty Hwy “OO” in Seeley take Janet Road north to the intersection of the race course on Snowmobile Trail 77. Janet Road is marked as Road Closed Ahead and at the intersection is closed to vehicle traffic.
Boedecker & Winding Pine Trail - @ 20.14 miles from the start in the Chequamegon 40. Drive north of Seeley on Highway 63, turn east on Northern Lights Road, the first road north of Seeley on the east side of 63. Proceed a hundred yards east to the T intersection with Boedecker Road. Boedecker should be marked with a Road Closed Ahead sign. Turn left onto Boedecker and follow the gravel forest road to the
Snowmobile Trail 22-Winding Pine trail intersection. Here you will see the Chequamegon 40 course entering Boedecker from the south, your right, after they ride through Martel’s Pot Hole. The riders will turn right onto Boedecker and ride east to
Telemark Road. This is noted by CAMBA land marker S-6 on the north side of Boedecker. Do not drive your vehicle on the race course. Park safely on Boedecker west of the race course crossing. You can watch or support riders at this spot which is at the approximately 20.14 miles from the start point.
Winding Pine Trail & Birke Trail – @ 31.35 miles from the start in the Chequamegon 40. From this position, the fourth spot is accessible if you walk or ride your bicycle north on the Winding Pine Trail. This is noted by the CAMBA land marker S-6. Walk to the intersection with the American Birkebeiner Ski Trail at CAMBA land marker S-7. This area is approximately 31.35 miles from the start. Personal vehicles are not allowed on this trail. Return via foot/bicycle to your car and Boedecker and proceed to the finish line via Highway 63 and Cty Hwy M in Cable at Telemark Resort