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Seven campgrounds are conveniently located around Rathbun Lake. The Corps manages five of these campgrounds Buck Creek, Prairie Ridge, Bridge View, Island View, and Rolling Cove Parks. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources manages Honey Creek campground. A private concessionaire manages the South Fork and Buck Creek Marina campgrounds.

User fees are charged for camping in parks that the Corps of Engineers operates. The amount of the fee is based on the type of facilities provided.

Campgrounds contain level campsites, many with electrical hookups, lantern hanging posts, picnic tables, and fire rings. Shower buildings, sanitary dump stations, playgrounds, and fish cleaning stations are located in most parks. Please click on campground specific information for a complete list of amenities and fees for each campground.

Entrance stations are located at most campgrounds and all campgrounds are patrolled routinely by Park Rangers and Appanoose County Sheriff's Deputies.

For Maps on the campgrounds click on the link below


Address: 8 miles N.E. of Centerville Iowa
Phone: 641-647-2406
Our Website:www.nwk.usace.army.mil/ra/Camping.cfm

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Rathbun Lake Fishing Info.

The information below is provided by the Corps. of Engineers - thanks for the great information. Fishing Rathbun Lake is an 11,000

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Trials

Many Rathbun Lake visitors have shown a growing interest in land based recreation activities. "Off the beaten path" opportunities may be found in the designated trails located on public lands adjacent to Rathbun Lake. Rathbun North Shore Trail

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Rathbun Reservoir Fishing Forcast

Low water conditions in the mid-2000's had a negative influence on crappie production in those years. The lake refilled in the spring of 2007 and a large year class of crappies was produced. At this time these fish are running between 7 and 8 inches. These fish should begin to reach 10

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Rathbun Reservoir Hunting

Rathbun Lake offers many opportunities for a variety of game. Deer, pheasant, quail, turkey, duck, geese, rabbit and squirrel may be found on public hunting lands.

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