Matsell Bridge Shooting Range

Matsell Bridge Shooting Range features a 50-yard and a 100-yard range open for public use.
The range is located at 3716 Matsell Park Road, Central City, IA 52214 within in the Matsell Bridge Natural Area 18 miles northeast of Marion, Iowa.

The range is closed during the months of January and February. Open as conditions allow the remaining months of the year. The range is open 8am daily, seven days a week. Closing times vary based on season.

Closing Times
6:00 PM – March 1st until daylight savings time starts
7:30 PM - Daylight savings time start thru Sept. 15th
6:00 PM – Sept. 16th until daylight savings time ends
4:30 PM - Daylight savings time end thru March 1st

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 below:


A permit is required to use the range. Daily permits can be purchased on site for $10/day or an annual permit for $40 can be purchased online through the Get Me Registered website. To purchase an annual permit click the button below.

click here to register online at Get Me Registered