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Hitchcock Goldenrod Cabin (Cabin #3)


Please note: Cabins at Hitchcock Nature Center are open for use year-round. Water is turned off during the winter season.

Campground water is turned off and the shower house is now officially closed for the winter season.

Prescribed burns may be conducted during your stay.  Smoke from these burns may affect air quality, which you can check anytime in real-time, here.  

Hitchcock Goldenrod Cabin (Cabin #3)
Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

Check-in: 4:00pm
Check-out: 12:00pm

Reservations must be made 3 days in advance.

Sleeps up to 5

Starting at $50.00

Reserve Now

This 256 square feet and 16'x16' rustic cabin provides a perfect family getaway in a gorgeous Loess Hills setting. Camping cabins sleep up to five people and provide heating and air conditioning, electricity, a refrigerator, microwave oven, table, and chairs. Just outside each cabin, is a water hydrant, picnic table, fire ring, and grill. Firewood is available for $5 per bundle and can be purchased from campground staff or hosts as they are available.  Be aware that prescribed burns may be conducted at Hitchcock Nature Center during your stay and smoke from these burns may affect air quality.

Beds include a bunk bed with a twin and full mattress as well as a queen-size pullout.


Air Conditioning iconAir Conditioning
Electricity iconElectricity
Fire Ring iconFire Ring
Firewood Available iconFirewood Available
Grill iconGrill
Handicap Accessible iconHandicap Accessible
Heating iconHeating
Microwave iconMicrowave
Pets Prohibited iconPets Prohibited
Picnic Table iconPicnic Table
Refrigerator iconRefrigerator
Refuse Cans iconRefuse Cans
Restrooms Nearby iconRestrooms Nearby
Shower Facilities Nearby iconShower Facilities Nearby
Table with Chairs iconTable with Chairs
Water Hydrant iconWater Hydrant
Wifi iconWifi

What Do I Need to Bring?

Alarm Clock
Coffee Maker
Lawn Chairs
Pots & Pans


  • Campground quiet hours: 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Two vehicles per cabin
  • Keg beer prohibited
  • Pets are not allowed in or around the cabin. Failure to abide by this regulation may result in a $75 fine and/or cleaning fee.
  • No Smoking in cabins

Cancellation Policy

Date Changes
All date changes must be made by calling the Park Office at  (712) 328-5833. Recognize that we must first administratively cancel your existing online reservation, and then create a second reservation for the new date. An Administrative Fee of $25 will be assessed to complete this transaction. Please consider this procedure prior to making your initial reservation. (NOTE: Date changes will not be allowed within two weeks of the scheduled reservation)

Please Understand at the time of booking your reservation that you immediately prohibit other people from reserving and utilizing that facility - they therefore go elsewhere to locate a facility for that date.  We will observe a NON-REFUNDABLE RESERVATION policy with the following exceptions:

  • Accident, serious injury or death of an immediate family member
  • Travel conditions where a substantial risk is required in order to travel such as a winter storm where a traffic advisory has been issued
  • We are unable to provide your facility (or like facility) in operable condition for the date of your event.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Hitchcock Nature Center campground and cabins are open year-round but the water in the campground is turned off and the dump-station is closed during the winter months.  Primitive restrooms are available for use in the campground.  Please plan your visit accordingly.  We recommend contacting the campground office directly to confirm water availability between October 15th and April 1st.  No refunds will be granted for reservations cancelled due to lack of water.

ALL cancellations or requests for refunds for the reasons above cannot be done online and must be made by calling the Park Office at 712-328-5833


  • $50.00/night
  • $2.50/night for 5% statewide Hotel/Motel Consumer's Use Tax imposed on the rental of recreational cabins
  • 4% processing fee is applied to all credit card reservations
  • Minimum of two consecutive nights rental on weekends April - October & three consecutive nights for holiday weekends including Memorial Day & Labor Day
  • Maximum stay of 14 days
  • Cabin rental must be in the name of a person 21 years of age or older who will be present at the facility for the full term of the reservation
  • Firewood is available for $5 per bundle and can be purchased from campground staff or hosts as they are available.
  • Be aware that prescribed burns may be conducted at Hitchcock Nature Center during your stay and smoke from these burns may affect air quality.

Interactive Map to Hitchcock Goldenrod Cabin (Cabin #3)

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