View of the main lodge at Honey Creek Resort

About Honey Creek Resort

Hotel Operations Update

Honey Creek Resort is now open! We are operating with a limited schedule as of March 25, 2021, and will be re-opening fully on May 24, 2021.

We are currently accepting reservations for upcoming dates. You can book online, or call us at 866-797-5308 from 7 AM - 7 PM CST. Please Note: our call center is experiencing a higher than usual call volume. If you need to contact a reservations agent, please be aware that your time on hold may be longer than normal. Alternately, you may book your reservation online. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Visit our COVID-19 Updates page to see what's open, check hours of operation, view our 2021 schedule, and other important details.

We appreciate your understanding, and look forward to returning to full operation.

Delaware North Parks and Resorts at Honey Creek

When you stay at Honey Creek Resort, you'll enjoy the ultimate vacation destination, with a wide array of on-site activities and outdoor adventures just steps away from where you stay. Cruise through the waters of gorgeous Rathbun Lake, splash around at our indoor water park, tee up at our 18-hole championship golf course, discover nature's wonders with our hands-on educational programs, indulge your taste buds at our restaurant, or head outdoors for endless adventures.

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Our Commitment to Conservation

As a leader in sustainable practices, we are proud to meet high environmental standards. Honey Creek Resort is one of Iowa's only hotels to receive LEED® certification; The Preserve is an Audubon-certified golf course; and the Activities Building is designed to be a net-zero energy.

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About Honey Creek State Park

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources manages both Honey Creek Resort and the original 850-acre Honey Creek State Park. Honey Creek State Park offers camping, cabins, heated shower facilities, trails, and a boat ramp. For more information, visit their website or call 641-724-3739.

About Rathbun Lake

Rathbun Lake is a flood protection lake managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps has a Visitors Center that provides information about Rathbun Lake's natural resources. For more information, visit their website or call 641-647-2464.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources also operates the Rathbun Fish Hatchery, which raises primarily channel catfish and walleye to stock them in other Iowa lakes. Visitors are welcome year-round. For more information, visit their website or call 641-647-2406.