Trails Committee receives Walmart Community Grant

July 27, 2019 — The ICORE Trails Committee has received a $500 Community Grant from Walmart. The Walmart Local Community Grant program awards grants directly from Walmart facilities to local organizations in the U.S. These grant funds will be added to the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail Fund to help purchase the Canadian National railroad grade from…

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Iron County Trails

ICORE has identified 29 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) Site Land Manager Length(miles) Big Island Trail Turtle Flambeau Scenic Waters Area 8.8 Camp Mercer CCC Trail Northern Highlands…

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Eagle Bluff Winter Recreation

Located at the Eagle Bluff Golf Course in Hurley, Wisconsin. They have a sledding hill and winter fat bike trails. Click here for a map of the Eagle Bluff Winter Bike Trails

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Whitecap Mountain Bike Trails

Whitecap Mountain is a ski resort located near Weber Lake in Upson, Wisconsin. Among the many activities at Whitecap are two mountain bike trails through the ancient, worn Penokee Mountain Range. Click here for a map of the mountain bike trails at Whitecap (JPG, 4MB)

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Lipp Lake Trail

The Lipp Lake Trail is a half-mile hiking trail that loops around tiny Lipp Lake, taking a route through old-grown white pine forest near the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. There is parking for one or two vehicles on the west side of Popko Circle West. The trail begins at stop #14 on the Turtle Flambeau Scenic…

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Cary Park & Iron Belle Connector Trail

Cary Park, located just off Highway 77 west of Hurley, Wisconsin, connects to Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail via a paved trail and temporary connector route. Click here for a map of the Cary Park/Iron Belle Connector Trail (PDF, 198k)

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Wren Falls

Wren Falls is located on the Tyler Forks River 6 miles south of Gurney, WI, and is one of many scenic sites located on the stretch of the North Country Trail maintained by the North Country Trail Association Heritage Chapter. There is also a primitive campsite on Iron County forest land north of the falls.…

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Saxon Falls

Saxon Falls features a 90′ drop on the Montreal River, on the Wisconsin/Michigan border. The gorge below the falls in one of the deepest in the midwest, according to the Iron County Development Zone. Xcel Energy has provided a safe overlook to the falls. Directions to the Saxon Falls Overlook: From Hurley: travel about 11…

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Iron County State Natural Areas

Iron County is home to thirteen designated State Natural Areas (SNAs). From the Wisconsin DNR: State natural areas (SNAs) protect outstanding examples of Wisconsin’s native landscape of natural communities, significant geological formations and archeological sites. Encompassing 402,000 acres on lands owned by the state and its many partners, including land trusts, local and county governments,…

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Hurley Learning Adventure Trail

The Hurley Learning Adventure Trail is a project of the Hurley K12 school. This interactive trail includes signage from Plantsmap.com, which allows visitors to scan a QR code to learn more about the plants in this native northwoods ecosystem. The Hurley Learning Adventure Trail includes 3 separate loops ranging from .36 miles to .94 miles…

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