Escape to Rathbun Lake

The stunning Rathbun Lake was constructed and is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in Southeast Iowa. The second largest lake in Iowa, there are endless possibilities for fun and exploring at the lake, and Honey Creek Resort is a perfect home base to do it.

Rathbun Lake

The lake itself offers a panoramic view and lots of inlets to explore and visit. Staying at Honey Creek? Canoes and stand up paddle boards are included in your stay (while supplies last), and offer a fun and interesting way to explore the lake by water.

If you’re more of a land lover, explore the park by bike (also included in your stay), or hike one of the many trails throughout the property. Nature will astound you as deer pass in front of you and bald eagles soar overhead. It truly is a nature lovers dream destination!

Bring the whole family and stay in one of our fully stocked, gorgeous cottages. The kids will love the space to move and play, parents will love the privacy and chance to really unwind in a home away from home, with the view of a lifetime.


With so much to do, the only difficult part of a stay at Honey Creek Resort on Rathbun Lake, is deciding what to do first!

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