Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

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Ironwood receives grant for Norrie/Miners Memorial trail

The City of Ironwood has received a grant for $54,300 from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund to connect Norrie Park and the Miners Memorial Heritage Park by trail. The funds will be used to purchase 33 acres…

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ICORE sponsors Hurley trail head work day

On Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018, ten ICORE members gathered at the trailhead of the new bike trail in Hurley for a volunteer work day. The group picked up litter, raked and planted grass seed where the lawn was bare,…

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WinMan evening snowshoe event

ICORE sponsored an Evening Snowshoe at the WinMan Trails on January 17, 2018. The Warming House at the WinMan Trails is a very cool facility, come check it out! We used the wood fired pizza oven to cook Scotti Pecotti’s…

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13 Paddlers on the Gile Flowage

Thank you Cathy Techtman & John Bates for leading the Gile Flowage Interpretive Paddle on Monday, July 17, 2017. Thirteen paddlers enjoyed a beautiful paddle and learning more about the history of the Gile.

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Canoe/Kayak Camping presentation a success!

A BIG thank you to everyone who participated in ICORE’s May presentation yesterday! the evening certainly confirms that there are a lot of community members in Iron County that love to enjoy the GREAT OUTDOORS!

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Native Shrub Planting Project Scheduled

Four groups will combine efforts to install a demonstration planting of native shrubs valuable to wildlife on a stretch of the Iron Belle Trail in Ironwood.  Volunteers from the Friends of the Iron Belle Trail, the City of Ironwood, the…

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Our Wisconsin features Mercer’s Biking Trail

The April/May 2017 issue of Our Wisconsin featured an article on Mercer’s Bike Trail and the annual Lupine Junefest. If you want to subscribe to this great magazine, go to www.OurWisconsinMag.com and click on the “subscribe” link. BTW! Mercer’s 11th…

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Hiking Newman Springs

The Mercer Thursday morning Snowshoeing/Hiking group explored Newman Springs on March 23, 2017. It was a great hike offering many trail and length options. We hiked 3.7 miles of the 7 mile trail options. For more on the Newman Springs Trail, visit http://www.pricecountywi.net/454/Newman-Springs-Trail…

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Snowshoeing the MECCA trail

The Thursday morning snowshoers met at the MECCA Trail warming cabin today and trekked the snowshoe trail. The trail is a little over a mile and we took a side tour of the bog as well. We did identify some…

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