Promoting Responsible Land & Water Use


Who We Are 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 land and water.
  • Enhance and expand silent outdoor recreational opportunities in and around Iron County, Wisconsin.
  • Provide opportunities for volunteers to help support recreational development and maintenance on both land and water.
  • Obtain grant monies to help finance the organizational purpose.
A winding series of cascades above the main attraction on the Potato River

Outdoor Opportunites Trails & Locations

Iron County is full of outdoor recreation opportunities, from:

  • Biking Trails
  • Hiking Trails
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Waterfalls

ICORE has identified 28 established trails in Iron County. We have provided a list of some of our member's favorite spots with links and PDF trail maps.

Latest News


2022 Group Paddle Opportunities

There are three options offered for paddling this spring, summer, & fall. Monday Evening Mixed Paddles – Facilitated by Gail & Mike Ondreski. These trips are on Monday evenings starting at 6 PM. All genders are welcome. A schedule will be posted on ICORE’s website once created. These paddles are on local lakes around Mercer…


GRRR – Gogebic Range Ride and Run/Walk

The Gogebic Range Health Foundation (GRHF) is sponsoring GRRR (Go Ride R Range) as its annual event on Sunday, June 5. Walks/runs/bike rides will begin at 1:00 culminating at the Depot Park in downtown Ironwood.  There will be booths with information about GRHF grantees, of which ICORE was a recipient in 2020. There will also be…

work bees

Volunteer to Support our WDNR Adopt a Trail Program

Check out ICORE’s Meetup site to learn about and RSVP for the many opportunities to help clean up or even develop trails in our area. ICORE attempts to post work bees for area trail work and cleanups. ICORE has committed to adopting two trails within the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area. The trails are The…