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

Groomer Operator

The Iron County Forestry Department is accepting applications for a snowmobile trail groomer operator for Saturday and Sunday, early morning run.  This is a temporary position from December 1 – March 31, as needed, approximately 10-16 hours per week. Compensation is $12.00 per hour with no additional benefits.  Must have 2 years previous grooming experience or equivalent machinery experience. Applications may be picked up at the Iron County Forestry Department, 607 3rd Ave N ~ Suite 2, Hurley, WI  54534 from 6:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Thursday or are available HERE


Applications accepted until 4:00 pm on November 29, 2018 at the Iron County Forestry Department or can be emailed to


Current Events



For the most up to date trail information go to the

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


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


 Trail Update:

ATV/UTV trails are OPEN.

Check the Hurley and Mercer Chambers for up to date trail condition reports.​​ 

SAXON HARBOR is CLOSED for construction until further notice.



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.