Directions to MNRA | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

From Iowa City

  • Take Dubuque street across the interstate and into North Liberty.
  • In North Liberty turn right on to Front Street with Frog Hollow Day Care on the corner.
  • Follow Front Street out of town. Front Street will turn into Mehaffey Bridge Road. North East 
  • After you cross the bridge over the Coralville Reservoir take your second left into the Macbride Nature Recreation Area.

From the East

  • Take I-80 to the Dubuque Street Exit (Exit 244)
  • Follow Dubuque Street into North Liberty.
  • In North Liberty turn Right on to Front Street with Frog Hollow Day Care on the corner.
  • Follow Front Street out of town. Front Street will turn into Mehaffey Bridge Rd. North East
  • After you cross the bridge over the Coralville Reservoir take your second left into the Macbride Nature Recreation Area.

From I-380/Hwy 218

  • Take I-380 to the Penn Street/County Road. F28 Exit (Exit 4)
  • Head east on Penn Street /County Road. F28 to Front Street.
  • Turn left onto Front Street.
  • Follow Front Street out of town. Front Street will turn into Mehaffey Bridge Road North East
  • After you cross the bridge over the Coralville Reservoir take your second left into the Macbride Nature Recreation Area.