Construction on the 100-yard range is complete. It will reopen this Friday, November 8th 2013. The 50-yard range will also be open for use. The 200-yard range and trap shooting station remain closed.
A Permit is Now Required
A permit is now required to use the range. Daily permits are available for purchase at an on-site kiosk for $10. Annual permits are available to purchase online through GetMeRegistered.com for $40. To go to the annual permit registration please click HERE.
The Orientation Class for the 50-Yard Range is no longer required.
Ranges and shooting stations are available on a first come-first serve basis.
This facility is located at 3716 Matsell Park Road, Central City, IA 52214.
For a map of Matsell Bridge Natural Area, click here.
See calendar below for 50-yard range availability
Opens at 7:00 AM daily.
Closing times vary according to seasonal daylight availability as follows:
- 6:00 PM – March 1st until daylight savings time starts
- 7:30 PM - Daylight savings time start thru Sept. 15th
- 6:00 PM – Sept. 16th until daylight savings time ends
- 4:30 PM - Daylight savings time end thru February
Pistol range may be closed periodically for law enforcement training.
It is the goal of Linn County Conservation to have a safe facility. Range Rules are posted on site and are available by clicking the link below:
SHOOTING RANGE RULES 2013
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