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Shell Rock River Greenbelt

Near: Rock FallsIA (Weather)
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8 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
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Trail Description Some narrow trails and hills. General parking not marked as equestrian in a grassy field in the small park area off a gravel road. No water or tie-ups. Some rocks and a small water crossing. Can also ride up and cross the Shell Rock River underneath the bridge over the highway.
Best Time to Visit Anytime
Times to Avoid After a large rainfall
Campground No tie-ups or water available. Parking on grass. Not marked as equestrian parking.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Day, Toilet Day, Stream Cerro Gordo County Conservation Center
Cerro Gordo County
19316 Yucca Ave.
Rock Falls, IA 50467
Directions Follow Yucca avenue until you see a sign for Shell Rock Nature Preserve and turn in there. It's off of a gravel road.
This information was provided by Kelsey on 1/29/2024 10:33:40 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(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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