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

2018 Progress on the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail

Hurley, WI – Much has happened in the last year to move the Hurley non-motorized trail forward. In the fall of 2017, the City of Hurley purchased land for the beginning of the trail in Iron County with a grant…

ICORE and Hurley students reconstruct trail to Corrigan’s Lookout

Upson, WI – On September 25, 2018, community members from several different groups came together to improve access to Corrigan’s Lookout, a scenic vista with views of Upson lake, the Penokee hills, and the vast hardwood forest of Iron County. …

July Fundraiser Supports Trail Expansion and Development

Image: ICORE member Karen Hagemann provides some fun and refreshing relief from the heat hosting smoothie making with a stationary blender bike at ICORE’s trail picnic fundraiser. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts recently came together to help raise awareness and funds to…

Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program

The Wisconsin Turtle Conservation Program invites you to submit your turtle sightings! The project goals are to document statewide turtle distributions and to identify locations where turtle mortality is high to improve infrastructure and improve outcomes for our turtles. Visit…

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Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade seeking volunteers

The Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade is a photography-based volunteer monitoring project that seeks to collect data on bumblebees in Wisconsin to assist the DNR in managing and conserving these important pollinators. Volunteers will be trained on bumblebee biology, identification, and…

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Frog & Toad Survey

The Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey (WFTS) is a citizen-based monitoring program coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP). The WFTS began annual statewide surveys in 1984…

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