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

Happy Wanderers hike WinMan from Papoose Lake Road trailhead.

Tomorrow we are expecting another warm spring day, followed by dropping temperatures and a possible snowstorm, so Wednesday we will walk on the WinMan trails. Only time will tell if we really get to wear snowshoes, or the hiking is better in boots. With rapidly rising temperatures the rest of the week, I’m not worried…

Looney Hikers Wednesday February 28

This week we are going to start at 10am because of the forecast of snow.  We’ll see if it really comes to fruition.  I do suggest you bring snowshoes just in case.  I’m hoping that the snow stays more north as predicted, but you never know.  We will hike the Escanaba Trail just south of…

ICORE Hike at Lake of the Falls Park Saturday February 24, 2024

A delicious Chili lunch and hike at Lake of the Falls Park.  The winds were brisk but attendees were treated to beautiful hemlock stands, rock formations, moss covered rocks, evergreen ferns  (wood, lady and and common polypody), moaning ice, and good people. More events to come this spring and summer. Remember ICORE members host weekly…