Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

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ICORE kicks off capital campaign

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, December 3, 2018:  Hurley — While they don’t know the final number they’re working towards, Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts members began raising funds toward the purchase of a section of rail grade in northern Iron County Sunday at a…

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Superior Snowshoe Walks announce 2019 season

Our neighbors to the north have announced the 2019 schedule for Superior Snowshoe Walks: Superior Snowshoe Walks 2019 8th Season Walks start at 6:30 pm. Headlights or flashlights recommended. If you would like to try snowshoeing we can provide snowshoes…

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Hurley Council Supports ICORE

From the Ironwood Daily Globe, November 15, 2018: Hurley – The Hurley City Council Tuesday authorized members of the Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts to continue working toward their ultimate goal of expanding a nonmotorized trail from the Montreal River to Cary Park or beyond. Read more at…

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2018 Progress on the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail

Hurley, WI – Much has happened in the last year to move the Hurley non-motorized trail forward. In the fall of 2017, the City of Hurley purchased land for the beginning of the trail in Iron County with a grant…

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ICORE and Hurley students reconstruct trail to Corrigan’s Lookout

Upson, WI – On September 25, 2018, community members from several different groups came together to improve access to Corrigan’s Lookout, a scenic vista with views of Upson lake, the Penokee hills, and the vast hardwood forest of Iron County. …

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July Fundraiser Supports Trail Expansion and Development

Image: ICORE member Karen Hagemann provides some fun and refreshing relief from the heat hosting smoothie making with a stationary blender bike at ICORE’s trail picnic fundraiser. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts recently came together to help raise awareness and funds to…

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More progress on the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail

ICORE Board members Mike Fauerbach and Bob Traczyk recently installed signage at the trailhead of the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail. The City of Hurley and ICORE Trail Committee members are also working together to establish a trail route from Cary Park…

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2018 Conservation on Tap

The Iron County Land and Water Conservation Department has announced its 2018 “Conservation on Tap” schedule. These events are held at The Pines in Mercer, and are also sponsored by the Iron County Lakes and River Alliance. Each program is…

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Trail work continuing this summer

Trail work continues on various projects in Iron County this summer, as the many volunteers and organizations in our area continue their improvement plans: Charlie Zinsmaster of the Penokee Rangers reports that rough cutting on new Uller Novice Loop is…

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Van Vliet Lake Conservation Area dedication June 22

The Northwoods Land Trust will hold its annual meeting and an official dedication of the Van Vliet Lake Conservation Area on June 22 beginning at 12:30pm at the Presque Isle Community Center. The Van Vliet Lake Conservation area is located…

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