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

Deadhorse Trail is open

The Deadhorse Trail in the Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area is open this winter! According to ICORE Board member Diane O’Krongly, the town of Mercer will plow an area for parking on Popko Circle, giving local residents and visitors easy…

ICORE board members and GRHF members at the Hurley Non-Motorized trail head sign

ICORE receives Gogebic Range Health Foundation grant

January 13, 2020 Hurley, WI – Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE) has received a $20,000 grant from the Gogebic Range Health Foundation.  ICORE President Mike Ondresky said the funds will be used for improvements to the Hurley Trailhead on…

ICORE trail ride

Eleven ICORE members and friends met on Sunday, September 29th for a ride on the newest sections of the “Heart of Vilas County” bike trail, including the loop from downtown Manitowish Waters over the Manitowish River and the new trail…

Iron County Trails

ICORE has identified 25 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, 614k) 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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