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

CCC Camp Mercer interpretive trail update

March 6, 2021 ICORE’s Camp Mercer Trail partnership with the Northern Highlands American Legion State Forest, Manitowish Waters Historical Society (MWHS), MECCA Trails, Wisconsin Historical Society and Mercer Library delivered exciting outcomes this winter.  ICORE entered into a Land Use…

Penokee Rangers 2020/2021 season update

Although our winter only gave us a little more than the minimum snow to operate our two northern Iron County trails, the snows that did find their way up here came at just about the most perfect times. The Rangers’…

Where are the XC Skiers & Snowshoers in the Spring? MECCA Trails Winterfest!

Mercer, WI – Cross country skiing can be great in the spring, and the recent snow makes this an ideal time to visit MECCA trails to participate in one of the Winterfest events running through March 28, 2021. The events…

Iron County Trails

ICORE has identified 28 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, 2.1Mb) https://www.meccatrails.com/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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