About ICORE

The Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE) are a group of silent sports enthusiasts promoting the responsible use of land and water open to the public for the enjoyment of all, with the following goals: Promote non-motorized recreational activities on…

Outdoor Opportunities

From biking to kayaking, snowshoeing to waterfalls, Iron County is full of outdoor recreation opportunities. Here are some our members’ favorites…

Events

The Iron County, Wisconsin, area has a lot to offer for outdoor recreation. See the ICORE Calendar for ICORE-sponsored and partner events. Visit the FeLiveLife calendar for all kinds of events in the Gogebic Iron Range. Follow the Iron County…

Latest News

2020 Paddling events

June 10, 2020 The Loony Paddlers, a women’s paddling group that meets on Wednesday mornings, is continuing its summer schedule with modifications for increased social distancing and safe practices. This group is organized by Kit Bogenschneider, who communicates with the…

Curly-leaf pondweed removal

June 10, 2020 Several ICORE members were part of a volunteer curly-leaf pondweed removal effort last weekend. Curly-leaf pondweed is an invasive aquatic plant that can outcompete native underwater plants, form dense mats that interfere with recreational activities, and cause…

Gogebic Range Health Foundation to host online fundraiser

The Gogebic Range Health Foundation will be hosting their annual Christmas In June Fundraiser on Facebook Live on June 28, 2020, from 3-6pm. The event will be filled with entertainment, live auctions, and live interviews with community members, and organizations….

Iron County Trails

ICORE has identified 25 established trails in Iron County, Wisconsin, offering a wide variety of scenery and terrain for walking, hiking, biking, and skiing. Click here for a county-wide map showing all known trail locations (PDF, 614k) Site Land Manager…

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Meetup

ICORE and other Iron County silent sports groups use Meetup to post upcoming events. You’ll find weekly bike rides, paddles, and more in the summer, ski and snowshoe outings in the winter, and other events throughout the year. Join our…

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2019 NCT Events

April 2019 update from the North Country Trail Association Heritage Chapter: We have a big year planned for the Heritage Chapter.  We will complete the 3-mile section from Upson Lake to Foster Falls, complete the re-route east of Wren Falls, install…

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