Hurley Trail Update

ICORE continues to work with the Cities of Hurley and Montreal on a proposed walking and biking trail between the two communities, and connecting to the Iron Belle Trail in Michigan. Most of the proposed route would use a former railroad grade owned by CN. CN is currently working with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation…

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Hurley Non-Motorized Trail progress

June 7, 2020 The ICORE Trails Committee continues working on the proposed non-motorized trail between Hurley and Montreal. This spring we worked with the City of Hurley and helped them submit a $28,750 grant proposal to Wisconsin DNR. The grant would fund up to 50% of the appraised value of the Canadian National railroad grade…

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Hurley to Montreal Trail Update – April 2019

Image of snow-covered railway overpass bridge

This winter has been a mix of tragedy and optimistic progress for the ICORE Hurley to Montreal Trail Project. In December, Mike Fauerbach and the Trails Committee organized a successful fundraiser at Sharon’s Coffee Company in Hurley. Mike and everyone involved were thrilled by the generous support from the community for this project. However, the new year…

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Trails Committee begins pledge drive

The ICORE Trails Committee has begin a pledge drive to secure funds for a future purchase of land to extend the Hurley Non-Motorized Trail to Montreal.  Any funds pledged towards the project will be used to cover any required local match for grant funds to purchase land from Canadian National. The railroad company owns an…

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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 from the Gogebic Range Health Foundation. The trail was paved from 2nd Avenue (Highway 51)…

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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 to the trailhead, and route signs will be posted soon. The committee will host a…

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