Matsell Bridge Shooting Range

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.

The range opens at 8am daily, closing times vary with the season:
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 March 1st

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 8:00 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 March 1st

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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