Iron County Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (ICORE)

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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 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…

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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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