Service Updates

We are committed to maintaining an environment that helps keep our guests safe.

At Delaware North at Honey Creek Resort, we are focused on creating an experience that delights every guest. The health and safety of our employees and guests is always our highest priority.

Please reference the important information below for our guests:

  • Guests will not be permitted to enter if they are sick or if they have come into contact with someone who is sick during the last 14 days.
  • Staff will not enter guest rooms for cleaning service during the guest's stay. Instructions will be given at check-in on how to get additional linens, if needed.
  • Reservations are recommended for dining at Rathbun Lakeshore Grille. Please call 641-724-1430 for dining reservations.
  • Please note the following disclaimers for The Preserve Golf Course, effective immediately:
    • We now require a credit card hold for all groups of 6 or more on any/all tee times. Pre-pay is required for these groups on Saturdays.
    • There will be no 9-hole tee times allowed on Saturdays before 12:00 PM. All guests will pay the 18-hole rate for golf between 7:00 AM and 12:00 PM on Saturdays.
    • Resort golf fees will be $20 plus tax per person. This applies to 9 holes or 18 holes. Walking is not allowed.

Note: Some services may be limited or unavailable due to thorough sanitation requirements and social distancing measures.


Operation Status Hours
Hotel Guestrooms, Cottages,
RV Park
Open  24 hours
Food & Beverage
Rathbun Lakeshore Grille Open 8 AM - 9 PM

Beginning August 14:
8 AM - 2 PM and 5 PM - 9 PM (Sun-Thurs)
8 AM - 9 PM (Fri-Sat)
Please call 641-724-1430 for dining reservations. Grab & Go options available in Gift Shop.
Lounge Open 11 AM - 9 PM

Beginning August 14:
5 PM - 9 PM
The Preserve Golf Course
Preserve Golf Course Open Please call the Pro Shop at 641-724-1400 to check availability
Pro Shop Open 9:45 AM - 8 PM (Mon)
6:45 AM - 8 PM (Tues-Sun)
Driving Range Open 9:45 AM - 7 PM (Mon)
6:45 AM - 7 PM (Tues-Sun)
The Preserve reserves the right to close the range early and as needed for clean picking and special events.
Indoor Water Park
Indoor Water Park Open 11 AM - 7 PM

Beginning August 22:
5 PM - 9 PM (Mon-Fri)
11 AM - 7 PM (Sat)
9 AM - 1 PM (Sun)
Snack Bar Closed  
Other Amenities
Nature Center Open 1 PM - 4 PM

​Beginning August 22:
​5 PM - 8 PM (Fri)
11 AM - 8 PM (Sat)
Check front entry way for programming
Marina Open Kayak/SUP rentals: 1 PM - 6:45 PM
Pontoon rentals: 1 PM - 6 PM
For pontoon boat rentals, please call 641-724-1450

Beginning August 22:
Open Saturdays only except for Labor Day Weekend (open Fri-Sun Labor Day Weekend)
Outdoor Aquapark Open 11 AM - 7 PM

Aquapark closes for the season on September 6


New Reservations:

We are currently accepting reservations for upcoming dates. You can book online or please call us at 866-797-5308 Monday-Friday from 8 AM - 8 PM CST, Saturday-Sunday 11 AM - 7:30 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.


Updated Cancellation Policy:

We have created a new cancellation policy that provides our guests with the confidence of flexibility during this unprecedented situation that affects all Delaware North Parks and Resorts destinations.

Under this policy, all reservations may be changed or canceled at no charge* by 4:00 pm CST 2 days before the scheduled arrival date. Please note that changes to the reservation will be subject to availability and any rate differences.

Thank you for your understanding, and please stay safe.

*Excludes reservations booked under the Advance Purchase / Book Early and Save rate, which are non-refundable.