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


Tillicum Conservation Area Snowshoe Hike

Join Northwoods Land Trust (NWLT) for this free guided snowshoe hike on Tuesday, January 24 from 1-3 pm at the Tillicum Conservation Area just off Route 182 in the town of Sherman in Iron County. According to Troy Walters, NWLT Outreach Coordinator, “This 121+ acre property donated in 2021 touches 3 lakes and is open…

Mission Accomplished

What a difference a week makes. Our work bee last Monday was snowed out. Today was a great weather day to work in the woods. It was not the warmest day but the sun was out most of the morning and the trees sheltered us from the wind.  We had a great turn out of…

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Camp Mercer Trailhead Work Bee October 19

Hello Camp Mercer friends, The DNR is following through with the second cut of trees and brush around trail features.  We agreed on the brush and tree removal at the October 3rd meeting at Camp Mercer Trailhead. On Wednesday, October 19 starting at 8:00, I will meet Adam from the DNR to finish tree and…