Site Details

Prairie Bridges City Park - Franklin County

GPS Coordinates: 42.564329, -93.056378

Management: City

Description: Great birding location on the north edge of Ackley. Northern Part has many little water area-a remnant of an former gravel pit.

Habitat: Woods and water. Wonderful park with a lot of opportunity for spotting birds especially in migration.

Directions: Start Point: Intersection of CR S56 and IA 57 on the north side of town. Proceed .2 mile NORTH to the FIRST entrance to the park (campground area). Lots of trees. The SECOND is .3 miles further NORTH and again the entrance is on you your left (WEST) side. This part of the park is outstanding with numerous ponds, trees, and open areas.