Honey Creek Resort Park

12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, IA 52571


Honey Creek Resort is situated on 850 acres of pristine wilderness in southern Iowa on the shores of Lake Rathbun. The resort features a lodge with 105 beautifully appointed guest rooms. Our grand lobby welcomes you with a 60 foot high, two sided fireplace with Frank Loyd Wright inspired architecture. The artwork throughout the property is inspired by Iowa wildlife and it’s native prairie. The resort also showcases other state parks throughout Iowa.


Biking is a great way to see the spectacular surrounding wilderness up close. The entire resort is bike-friendly, and the mild climate makes the experience even more enjoyable. Stop by the Front Desk, and a guest service representative will help you select a bike perfect for the type of riding you'd like to do. Bike options include:

Adult, family, and children's bikes
Fat tire winter bikes
Mountain bikes
Tandem bikes
Kiddie carts
Child seats
Bike helmets of all sizes

RV Camping

Our lakeside RV campsites offer everything you need to kick back, relax, and soak up the scenic surroundings.

You can have the best of both worlds - camping in the great outdoors, plus easy access to Honey Creek Resort's many amenities, including:

Bicycles, including helmets
Buccaneer Bay Indoor Water Park (Includes up to 4 wristbands per RV Park reservation; additional wristbands are available for purchase at the front desk)
Stand up paddle boards
Among other fun activities!

Rathbun Lake Recreation

Whatever floats your boat, Rathbun Lake has something for you, including seasonal watercraft rentals.
With 11,000 acres of gorgeous water and 150 miles of shoreline, it’s Iowa’s second largest lake. Bring your own watercraft and use our marina with a boat launch, fishing pier and 40 boat slips.

Included in every overnight stay at Honey Creek is the use of:

Stand up paddle boards (SUP)
Fishing equipment (license not included; can be purchased separately at the hotel gift shop)
Beach volleyball
Buccaneer Bay Indoor Water Park
Bicycles, including helmets
Access to daily resort activities
Naturalist programs
Among other fun activities!

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