Matsell Bridge Shooting Range


Matsell Bridge Shooting Range
Permits: 
A Permit is Required 
to use the range. Ranges and shooting stations are available on a first come-first serve basis.

Daily permits are available for purchase at an on-site kiosk for $10.

Annual permits for the calendar year are available to purchase online for $40. Once the registration has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. This email is your permit. ​You must print and have this email on you while shooting at the range. 

Purchase your permit here.



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:  SHOOTING RANGE RULES

Hours: 

The range is closed January and February. Open all other months as weather conditions allow. 

The range opens at 8 a.m. daily, closing times vary with the season:

6:00 PM - March (when conditions allow for opening) until daylight savings time starts
7:30 PM - Daylight savings time start through September 15
6:00 PM - September 16 until daylight savings time ends
4:30 PM - Daylight savings time end through December 31

Location:

This facility is located at 100 Range Ln, Central City, IA 52214.

Map of Matsell Bridge Natural Area

Below is the availability of the 50-yard range only. The 50-yard range may be closed periodically for law enforcement training. The 15-yard, 100-yard, and 200-yard ranges will still be open for public use on a first come, first serve basis.  



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