North River Greenbelt: Bulrush Marsh
Address: 3989 County RD R63
Norwalk, IA 50211
Access to this area is from County Road R63. There is a small parking lot and a narrow pedestrian lane leading to to main area. There is also access from the north on 100th avenue.
Things to Do
We manage over 2,700 acres that are open for visitors to enjoy a variety
of year-round outdoor recreational activities.
Established by the Iowa Department of Transportation as a wetland mitigation site, Bulrush emphasizes constructed wetlands in the lowlands and bottomland timber. Bulrush named for one of the wetland plants that can be found there. The plentiful game and diverse songbird populations make the 151-acres of Bulrush Marsh a popular destination for hunting and wildlife observation. Many species including deer, squirrels, waterfowl, and many furbearing animals are found here. Access to this area is from County Road R63. There is a small parking lot and a narrow pedestrian lane leading to to main area. There is also access from the north on 100th avenue.
What to Do and What Not to Do
Parks shall be closed during the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
It shall be unlawful for any person to destroy, remove, damage or deface any buildings, park equipment, plant life, trees, signs, structures or natural material found within the boundaries of the Bulrush Marsh.
All vehicles shall be confined to designated roadways and parking areas. No vehicle shall be left unattended on any county conservation area in such a manner as to obstruct traffic except in case of emergency.
All privately owned domesticated animals shall be either carried, led by a leash or chain; kept confined in or attached to a vehicle by their owner(s) or kept under strict control of the owner. Horse riding shall be confined to vehicular roadways only.
Recreational Vehicles are not allowed in conservation areas. Speed limit for all motorized vehicles is 15 mph.
Fireworks and explosives are prohibited in this conservation area.
Disturbing The Peace
No person shall be guilty of an act that constitutes a breach of peace, or interferes with their visitors use or enjoyment of the county conservation areas.
All refuse must be placed in disposal cans provided or removed from the area when vacated by the user.
No camping allowed.
No fires allowed
No swimming allowed.
No cleaning of fish or leaving fish entrails on WCCB property.
State of Iowa
All laws of the State of Iowa not specifically mentioned here shall apply.