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Matsell Bridge

Rich in history, the Matsell Bridge Natural Area is the largest Linn County area at 1887 acres.

photo: Matsell Bridge. Photo by ArtisticAbode/wiki.

Length: 8.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Greenway
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: NE of Cedar Rapids . 3 mi. N of Viola.
State(s): Iowa
Counties: Linn
Longitude: -87.823018
Latitude: 41.87499

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Description

Rich in history, the Matsell Bridge Natural Area is the largest Linn County area at 1887 acres. Diverse in terrain and habitat, Matsell Bridge is home to many species of native Iowa wildlife and plants. The area contains numerous “one-of-a-kind” facilities within the Linn County Park system: shooting ranges, primitive year-round cabin, equestrian camping and unique historical features.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Park information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Linn County Conservation Board
Rural Rt.3
Marion , IA 52302

 

Photos

Matsell Bridge. Photo by ArtisticAbode/wiki.

Matsell Bridge. Photo by ArtisticAbode/wiki.

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