Adkins Bridge Access

Adkins Bridge Access is a 167 acre wildlife management area and  river access located along the North Raccoon River.  A boat ramp and parking area have been developed to access the river.  Most of the area is forested, comprised of floodplain species cottonwood, silver maple, and willows.  A three acre native prairie is a highlight of this area. Some of the foremost prairie experts in the state lead several prairie walks each summer.  



Adkins Bridge Access is located five miles west of Rippey on E57, or four miles east of Cooper on E57.


  •  Concrete boat ramp,  Squirrel Hollow ramp 3.8 miles upstsream, Perry ramp is 15.6 miles downstream.
  • 167 acre wildlife management area. 
  • Public hunting. 
  • 3 acre high quality native prairie.


Operating Hours & Seasons

Adkins Bridge Access is open all year long. Hours are 5:30 A.M. to 10:30 P.M., except fishermen may be there 24 hours a day.