Any firewood brought into an Iron County Campground must come from within 25 miles of the campground or a WI certified firewood dealer.

 Trail Update:

ATV/UTV Trails are OPEN.


The marina including slips and launches at SAXON HARBOR are now open. 

The campground is expected to open Summer 2020.



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.

Current Events

The Iron County Forestry Committee will accept timber sale bids for nineteen (19) timber sale tracts until 8:30 A.M. on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
Sealed bids received by that time and date will be publicly opened at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Iron County Forestry Office Conference Room, and will be reviewed.  Contracts may be awarded to successful bidders after bids are opened.
Sale prospectus, maps and bid forms may be picked up beginning Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Iron County Forestry Office, 607 3rd Avenue North – Suite 2, Hurley, WI 54534 phone: (715)561-2697, office hours Monday-Thursday 6:00 am-4:00 pm/Friday closed, can be accessed on our website at or can be mailed to you upon request for a $3.00 fee.
Please review prospectus and maps closely.  **NOTE** Contract requirements regarding bonds, down payments, extensions and insurance requirements for sub-contractors.  Bid forms are included with each map.
Iron County reserves the right to reject any or all bids received, or to accept the bid that it considers to be in the best interest of Iron County.


​​For the most up to date trail information go to the

Hurley Chamber of Commerce or Mercer Chamber of Commerce website.​​

​​​​Make your Camping Reservations for Lake of the Falls, and  Schomberg Park online.



Firewood permits $20 and are valid for 1 year from the date of purchase.​


Iron County Forestry & Parks

607 3rd Ave N ~ Suite 2

Hurley, WI  54534

office (715)561-2697

fax  (715)561-4801


Iron County Forestry and Parks