Happy Wanderers hike WinMan from Papoose Lake Road trailhead.

Tomorrow we are expecting another warm spring day, followed by dropping temperatures and a possible snowstorm, so Wednesday we will walk on the WinMan trails. Only time will tell if we really get to wear snowshoes, or the hiking is better in boots. With rapidly rising temperatures the rest of the week, I’m not worried…

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Looney Hikers Wednesday February 28

This week we are going to start at 10am because of the forecast of snow.  We’ll see if it really comes to fruition.  I do suggest you bring snowshoes just in case.  I’m hoping that the snow stays more north as predicted, but you never know.  We will hike the Escanaba Trail just south of…

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ICORE Hike at Lake of the Falls Park Saturday February 24, 2024

A delicious Chili lunch and hike at Lake of the Falls Park.  The winds were brisk but attendees were treated to beautiful hemlock stands, rock formations, moss covered rocks, evergreen ferns  (wood, lady and and common polypody), moaning ice, and good people. More events to come this spring and summer. Remember ICORE members host weekly…

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Happy Wanderers hike the Schomberg County Park Trail

This week we are going to snowshoe at Schomberg County Park. Although we will have a couple of mild days before next Wednesday, our nights will all dip below freezing and I think enough snow will stick around so we can snowshoe that trail. We will meet at the parking lot just south of the…

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Looey Hikers – Hike Bambiland Road Trail

This week we are going to hike, I think, (bring snowshoes just in case) at the McNutt property in Mercer. They have cleared a beautiful path through their woods. We thank them very much for allowing us to hike there. To get there from Mercer: take County H north out of town by Carow Park…

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Outdoor News And Announcements

A new DNR property was purchased along the Nemadji River. / Photo Credit: Matt Davis, North Country Trail Association Property Purchase At the end of 2023, the Wisconsin DNR completed the purchase of a 22.9-acre property to protect 2,800 feet of the Nemadji River, connect a gap between public lands and allow future construction of…

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DNR Parks And Recreation News

What’s Happening In Wisconsin’s State Parks, Forests, Trails And Recreation Areas Winter is a great time to get outside with your family. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR Enjoy The Outdoors With Your Family In Any Weather Getting outside with your family can be challenging with ever-changing weather, wet conditions and limited daylight, but being active…

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CHANGE IN LOCATION OF Winter Fun Snowshoe Event

Please look up our 2/24/24 ICORE event on Meet-up. There has been a change of location due to warming weather and the condition of the Turtle Flambeau Flowage. It will still be a great event with chili and hot chocolate after the hike; we will be hiking a well marked trail at the Lake of…

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