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Reservations

Most activities require no advance reservations. To reserve a Field Pack in advance please email our Resort Activities Staff. If you have any questions, give our Front Desk a call at 641-724-1450

Activities Building Hours
Wednesday - Saturday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. year-round

Also available by appointment at 641-724-1450

On-Site Programs

Each day, we offer a variety of engaging, educational programs led by our on-site naturalist and activities staff.

Daily Naturalist Programs

Join naturalists for guided hikes, meet live animals, listen to stories by the campfire, and enjoy nature-themed crafts and games. Check out our events calendar to see what daily programs are offered during your stay.

Activities Building

Stop by the Activities Building to chat with a naturalist and check out interactive exhibits. The Activities Building was designed by Iowa State University students to be a net-zero-energy facility, using solar and wind energy and efficient appliances.

Events Calendar

Throughout the year, we host numerous festive seasonal and holiday-themed events for our guests. Check out our events calendar to see what events are offered during your stay.

Self-Guided Activities

We'll give you all the tools and tips you'll need to get the most out of your visit.

Field Packs

These are a fun, effortless way for families to enjoy and discover nature together. Packs come in a variety of topics that may be checked out for 24-hour period. Each pack contains instructions for outdoor activities and the necessary equipment. Packs are limited an can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis (limit one pack per family at a time). To reserve a Field Pack in advance, please email our Resort Activities Staff. Field pack options include:

  • GPS Field Pack: Play GPS Bingo or search for the nine permanent geocaches hidden throughout the resort.
  • Birding Pack: Learn the basics of birding and get to know the birds of Honey Creek State Park.
  • Track Pack: Learn about animal tracking, visit animal "hot spots", and play Tracking Bingo.
  • Invertebrate Investigation Pack: Get to know invertebrates and their habitats, learn how to identify them, and play Invertebrate Bingo.

Lending Library

Want to get cozy indoors? Check out a board game or find a good book at our lending library, located in the business center.

Self-Guided Hike

Strike out on your own or with a buddy to enjoy a self-guided hike on our Savannah Ridge Interpretive Trail.

Outdoor Recreation

Visit the Front Desk to get a bike (March through November, weather permitting) or a sled during winter time. Or simply head out to make the most of the endless possibilities for outdoor recreation.

Testimonials

This is a great place to bring a family. The resort is super clean, and there are tons of activities to keep you busy.

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