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Chimney Rock Canoe and Campground

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Chimney Rock campground has medium service private campground with cabin rentals, canoe, and kayak rentals. Primitive and electric sites and livery service. Located along the gorgeous upper iowa river. Chimney rock campground 5 small (six person) cabins and 2 Large (12 person) cabins. All have heat…

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites


6 Reviews of Chimney Rock Canoe and Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Hidden oasis from the city

We booked a spot for our RV because we wanted to explore the Decorah,IA area and it’s abundant set of activities. The campground is more on the rustic side but they have a nice clean shower house, very well kept grounds and a ton of space to spread out. The lower campground is right next to the…

  • view looking east
  • site 10 in the lower campground, viewed from the North
Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2019

The best weekend camping so close to home!

Chimney Rock Campground was exactly what this Family needed for our first camping trip! We stayed in the upper C campground, every spot is spread far apart for privacy. Yes there was music and people partying I have read people complain in other reviews, but it was done at a decent time and what do…

SiteC upper level
Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed May. 22, 2018

Best place to unplug with the family.

Excellent staff. One of the best kept campgrounds I've been to. Between the campground and the nearby towns, there is easily two weeks of activities to do. More depending on the time of year you go. They offer canoeing, kayaking, tubing, sand volleyball court, shower facilities, water and…

  • Church canoe trip
  • Cabin
  • Volleyball!
SitePrimitive site
Month of VisitSeptember


Chimney Rock Canoe and Campground is located in Iowa

Detail location of campground


From jct SR 9, SR 139 & Pole Line Rd (A34): Go 7 mi E on Pole Line Rd (A34), then follow signs 3-1/2 mi on gravel road.


3312 Chimney Rock Rd
Cresco, IA 52136


43.415797 N
91.936278 W

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