2021 EXPLORE NORTHERN IRON COUNTY BACKYARD ADVENTURE MONTH

2021 EXPLORE NORTHERN IRON COUNTY BACKYARD ADVENTURE MONTH

SEPTEMBER, 2021

Whether you are a local or someone visiting our area for the first time, we invite you to participate in the 2nd annual Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month, planned in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Iron County.

This year's adventure will include:

  • 19 UNIQUE, NATURAL & HISTORIC LOCATIONS

  • 4 PRIZE BASKETS ($1200 value)

  • FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN

  • THE ADVENTURE TAKES PLACE DURING THE WHOLE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER

Visit as many locations as you can during the month of September for a chance to collect points and win some really cool prizes. What a great way to learn more about the unique, natural, and historic locations that Northern Iron County has to offer!

Participants are encouraged to keep track of their adventures using a checklist found in the Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month booklet. In order to qualify for prizes, participants are required to submit completed checklists to the Extension Iron County office or email to benicer@nicer715.com by Thursday, September 30, 2021. There is also a chance to earn extra credit points for anyone wanting to share photos of their adventures on Facebook and Instagram (using the hashtags listed in the booklet) and by sending them to the email address above.

If you would like to participate in the Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month, booklets are available for pick up at the Extension Iron County office (call 715-561-2695, Monday-Friday between 8:00 – 4:00 pm to request to have one mailed) or you can download and print a booklet using the link in the MORE INFORMATION section. If your whole family plans to join in on the fun, be sure to complete a checklist for each family member.

If you have any other questions, please call Extension Iron County Office Manager, Rebecca Holm at rebecca.holm@wisc.edu or call 715-561-2695.

Thank you to this year's sponsors who generously donated funds and prizes to this event: Iron County Development Zone, Iron County Forestry, Edward Jones (Ken Saari/Hurley office), White Cross Pharmacy, Whitecap Mountain Resort, Copper Peak, Gogebic Range Health Foundation.


AWESOME PRIZES UP FOR GRABS!

We are very excited to be able to offer some really amazing prize packages this year, thanks to the sponsors
listed in the next section!

SPONSORS

Thank you to our 2021 Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month sponsors who generously donated to our prize packages this year! Your support is appreciated.

Life is an ADVENTURE, be an EXPLORER

Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month

Interactive Adventure Map

Participants also had the option to use this interactive map to view the 19 locations that were chosen for Explore Northern Iron County Backyard Adventure Month.

By clicking each pinpoint, participants were able to view photos, directions, waypoints, a brief history/summary of each location and links to websites that provide more information about each location.

*Please note that Weber Lake/Uller Trail Cabin and the Montreal Whistle Overlook/Powder House locations are very close to one another, so be sure to zoom in to view pinpoints on this map.