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Chimney Rock Campground

Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
23 Oct 2017
“Beautiful Area, Decent Amenities”
25 Aug 2018
“Fun! ”
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Location and contact
3312 Chimney Rock Rd, Cresco, IA 52136-9351
71.4 km to Rochester Municipal Airport
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

They have great camp sites and cabins you can rent. The showers are at one location and the bathrooms are porta potties. They have buses to load you and your rafts up on and they take you to a place to go tubing. Such a-nice...More

Thank 20calebb
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Rented a canoe from Chimney Rock,scenic peaceful float July 2018. DEB said she would pick us up at 1 pm We were at the pick up point at 1240. At 330 we were hitching a ride with a complete stranger to take us back to...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Rented a cabin a weekend in October. Very quiet given the time of year. Gorgeous, untouched area. I recommend kayaking in that area if you're thinking about it. Nice, clean cabin and was enough room with four people. Spacious loft with two beds upstairs. Nice...More

Thank cljenson
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Well kept secret in a beautiful corner of Iowa. Campground is basic, but pristine sites, stunning location and not crowded. Low key staff but helpful and supportive. Great canoe livery service. Canoeing or kayaking the Upper Iowa is an experience not to be missed. Well...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Kayaking was great. Highly recommend the Upper Iowa River. However this campground was disappointing. Little to no shade in lower electric area. No water available anywhere except at check in building. No place for tenters to fill at water bag even. Porta Potties - less...More

1  Thank Deborah S
Response from Deb K, Owner at Chimney Rock CampgroundResponded 22 October 2017

I am sorry you had an unpleasant experience. There are 3 places to obtain water which is the same for primitive campers, electric sites and cabins. You are the first to complain about my porta potties, I rent from 2 separate suppliers so they can...More

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Number of rooms
Price range
US$10 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chimney Rock Campground Hotel Cresco
United States > Iowa > Cresco
Number of rooms
Price range
US$10 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Chimney Rock Campground Hotel Cresco
United States > Iowa > Cresco
Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (2)
Pool & Beach (1)
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"all the sites looked very nice! The picture I posted was our site & we loved it! It is Site H. We also..."
29 May 2014
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"Cabins 1, 2, 3, & 4 are far enough away from the river tents and road to the river so are quieter than..."
15 Aug 2013
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