Current Events


For the most up to date trail information go to the Hurley Chamber of Commerce or Mercer Chamber of Commerce website.​​

  • SAXON HARBOR The west boat launch is open for small boats.  The rest of Saxon Harbor is CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to the July 11, 2016 storm.




Iron County is located in far northern Wisconsin bordering Lake Superior, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Ashland, Vilas and Price Counties.  The third largest County Forest in the State of Wisconsin, Iron County offers plenty of recreational opportunities from hunting and fishing, to ATVing and snowmobiling, to camping, hiking and cross country skiing.  The Iron County Forestry Department is responsible for managing 174,317 acres of County Forest.

Iron County Forestry & Parks

607 3rd Ave N ~ Suite 2

Hurley, WI  54534

office (715)561-2697

fax  (715)561-4801


 Trail Update:

Iron County ATV/UTV TRAILS are CLOSED.  ATV trails will open on a trail by trail basis as conditions permit.  If a road that is used as a route is closed to vehicle traffic during spring break up, it is also closed to ATV traffic.  Full ATV trail opening expected by mid-May.


Iron County Forestry and Parks