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Reservation for pavilions & cabins only. (No campsite reservations are taken)

Reservations for the Red Cedar Cabin ($75) Winegar Park 319-560-9802

Reservations for the Cedar Cabin ($60) Hannen Park 319-560-9804

Reservations for the Yurts ($75) Rodgers Park 319-560-9803

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In order to make any modification to an existing reservation, the request must be two weeks prior to the original date. If the request is a date change, the new date must be within 6 months of the existing date. A date change must be used for the same type of facility in a Benton County Park. All reservation modifications must be made by calling the Conservation Office at 319-472-4942. Any modifications to an existing reservation will be assessed a $25 administrative fee.

Cancellations

If you need to cancel a reservation, you will forfeit 100% of all reservation fees paid. 

All cancellations must be made by calling the Conservation Office at 319-472-4942

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Campgrounds 

Benton City Parkhas some great camping along the Cedar River and has all campsites on a first-come basis.  Electric is available for campers as well as a boat ramp for fisherman. ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric)

Hannen Lake Park: is a great stop for modern campers who wish to do some lake fishing and have a beach to enjoy with the kids.  There are pavilions, modern restrooms / showers and a campground host and park ranger are located on site.  ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric; The Cabin at Hannen Lake can be reserved after the 1st of the year, and goes for $60/night)

Hoefle-Dulin Park: allows again for camping on the Cedar River, but is slightly more remote.  Electric is available for campers as well as a boat ramp for fisherman. ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric)

Minne-Estema Parkallows again for camping on the Cedar River, but is slightly more remote.  Electric is available for campers as well as fishing.  ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric)  

Rodgers Park: is another modern campground for patrons who wish to do some lake fishing and have a beach to enjoy with the kids.  There are pavilions, modern restrooms / showers and a campground host is located on site.  ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric)

Wildcat Bluff Park: is a river park that is along the Cedar River.  Electric is available for campers as well as a boat ramp for fisherman.  There is also a great 18 hole disc golf course available on-site.  ($16 for electric & $10 for non-electric)

Winegar Park: The Red Cedar Cabin at Winegar Park  can be reserved after the 1st of the year, and goes for $75/night.

Campsites are first come, first serve.  No reservations taken. 


Group sites:     There are group sites for rent at the parks listed above. 

Nature Center: There are bathrooms, kitchen, and indoor facilities at the Nature Center.  A pre-rental facility orientation must be completed for the rental of the nature center ($100). 319-472-4942

Pavilions:         There are pavilions for rent at all of the parks listed above.