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Shelter - Eagle View

Pinicon Ridge Park
Ph: 319-892-6450
Central City, IA, 52214

Due to ongoing changes with the COVID-19 pandemic, Linn County Conservation reserves the right to further amend current guidelines and restrictions for this facility due to  health and safety concerns for the public and employees, and/or compliance with the State of Iowa Proclamation of Disaster orders. Current Guidelines for use are found here: COVID-19 Lodge and Shelter Use Guidelines

Eagle View Shelter is located on the day-use side of the park accessed through the south entrance near the Watercraft Concession.


This facility is located on the day use side of Pinicon Ridge Park, accessible from the south park entrance off Maine Ridge Road - directly west of Central City, IA. On Maine Ridge (west of Hwy. 13), turn right (north) into the park on Horseshoe Falls Road. Follow the main park road (and associated signs) to the riverside area of the park, and the shelter is just off to your right near the playground complex. 


1864 Horseshoe Falls Rd.

Central City, IA 52214 



  • Open air shelter (not enclosed) picnic shelter
  • Sheltered capacity - 50 to 60 people
  • Fair-weather capacity - 575+ people
  • 10 picnic tables under roof + 4 tables on patio
  • Two large charcoal grills / 4 refuse cans / 6 double electrical outlets
  • Large food preparation counter
  • Pit vault restroom nearby
  • Watercraft Rental within walking distance
  • Horseshoe court & playground nearby
  • Pressurized drinking water at shelter
  • Lighting available for evening use
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table
Refuse cans


$35/Monday through Thursday; $50/ Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or Holidays.
For all fee information, click here.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Eagle View Shelter is a seasonal facility available for reservations from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily April 15th - October 15th. (NOTE: When not reserved, the shelter is available on a first-come, first-served basis).


There may be temporary closures due to weather.