Matsell Bridge Natural Area

Canoeing & Kayaking at Matsell Bridge Natural Area

Canoeing at Matsell Bridge
The Wapsipinicon is a great river to canoe and kayak on. Matsell Bridge Natural Area has a boat ramp that provides access to the Wapsipinicon. Many people either start or end their float journey here.


3754 Matsell Park Rd


Matsell Park Campground, Red Oak Cabin, and Matsell Park Shooting Range are all located nearby to complete your adventure.


Matsell Bridge Park is open year round from 4 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. However, roads may be closed during periods of winter/spring that when conditions are soft.     


The boat ramp is closed when conditions are not conducive to water activity such as flooding and ice.