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Matsell Bridge Natural Area

Near: Central City IA (Weather)
Number of
Trails:
1 Total
Mileage
10 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description With an expansive equestrian campground and over 10 miles of equestrian trails, the historic Matsell Bridge Natural Area in Linn County is a destination for equine enthusiasts. The campground features hitching posts, water availability and a lot of space - situated with direct access to the equestrian trails in the park. Additionally the area features a shooting range, rustic camping cabin, fishing & boating on the Wapsipinicon River,and an on-site park ranger residence. For specific information about camping and other equestrian activities, please contact our park staff at the Wapsipinicon District Office at (319) 438-6616.
Best Time to Visit April1 through late October
Times to Avoid Shotgun deer season
Campground The campground features hitching posts, water availability and a lot of space - situated with direct access to the equestrian trails in the park. Additionally the area features a shooting range, rustic camping cabin, fishing & boating on the Wapsipinicon River,and an on-site park ranger residence. For specific information about camping and other equestrian activities, please contact our park staff at the Wapsipinicon District Office at (319) 438-6616.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Toilet Water Lodging Tie-up Water Linn County Conservation
3198926450
conservation@linncounty.org
Amanda Bieber
10260 Morris Hills Rd
Toddville, IA 52341
Directions Matsell Bridge is located at 3745 Matsell Park Road, Central City, 52214
This information was provided by ABieber on 11/17/2014 9:34:08 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

   

   

   

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