Matsell Bridge Natural Area

Trails & Hiking at Matsell Bridge Natural Area

matsell bridge natural area
Three trails are located at Matsell Bridge providing over 12.5 miles of hiking, cross-country skiing, and horseback riding opportunities.


Red Oak Trail is 1.25 miles and is used to access Red Oak Cabin. This trail starts near the shooting range and traverses upland red oak woodlands.
The Pine and Prairie Trail is 10 miles with various loops to provide many options for hikes or rides of varying lengths. The trail traverses open grasslands, prairies, bottomland forests and coniferous woodlands.
The Ruffed Grouse Trail is 1.25 miles and bisects both upland grasslands and oak woodlands.