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

In memory of Mike Fauerbach

We are saddened by the death of ICORE board member Mike Fauerbach. Mike was an incredibly hard-working supporter of ICORE, the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail, and the Hurley School District. He will be deeply missed by the Iron County community and…

ICORE explores old-growth

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, January 12, 2019 – MERCER, Wis. – A group of hikers got a chance to see some of Wisconsin’s remaining old-growth timber Friday as the Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts organized a hike into a stand…

Trails Committee begins pledge drive

The ICORE Trails Committee has begin a pledge drive to secure funds for a future purchase of land to extend the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail to Montreal.  Any funds pledged towards the project will be used to cover any required local…

Planning 2019 ICORE events

ICORE is planning an extensive series of events for 2019. Our board members and volunteers are busy planning activities that highlight the history and natural beauty of Iron County, and most events will be open to ICORE members and the…

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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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