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Deer Ridge Campground

Owners: Janelle & Marty Phillips

(563) 774-2067

Located one mile East of Wadena Iowa, Deer Ridge Campground offers rest and relaxation in a home-like atmosphere. We also now offer FREE wireless Internet! So ask when you call for reservations! 


Volga River State Recreation Area and Campground

10225 Ivy Road

Fayette, IA 52142

(563) 425-4161

The rugged beauty of Volga River provides a picturesque setting for camping. There are 50 non-modern campsites at the "Albany" campground area (once the site of the town of Albany). A portion of the camping area is available for equestrian campers. This is a non-modern campground. Water is available, but there are no showers or flush toilets. Advance campsite reservations can be made online through the park reservation system or by calling toll free 1-877-IAPARKS. Half of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.



515 1/2 West Water Street

Fayette, IA 52142

(563) 425-0214

Boarders is conveniently located at Hwy 93 & 150, just 10 miles from Wadena. The motel features fireplace suites, free High Speed Internet, indoor pool & spa, free breakfast, and meeting facilities. 


West Union Super 8 Motel

108 South Hwy. 150

West Union, Iowa IA 52175

(563) 422-3464 

The Super 8 West Union is conveniently located at Hwy 18 & 150, just 14 miles from Wadena. The motel features free High Speed Internet, indoor pool & spa, free SuperStart breakfast, and meeting facilities.

J & J Hideaway

Fully modern, two-story, 1080 square foot cabin that sits upon 21 acres of secluded woodland and 59 acres of grassland. Fully equipped kitchen, patio, master bedroom and full bath with whirlpool. 

$125/night - $250/weekend

12500 Cable Road 

Arlington, IA 50606 

(563) 633-6795

Owners: John & Jacquelyn Fedeler 


Mink Creek Lodge

16724 Bighorn Road

Wadena, IA 52169 

563-774-2365 | 563-774-3055

The lodge is a hidden treasure nestled in the rich rolling hills of Fayette County along the Mink Creek. Enjoy looking over the valley from the deck with a cup of coffee in the morning.

Owners: Dan & Stephanie | Bob & Deb


River Valley Campground

To make reservations, please call (563) 412-9511


Available for rent - 30 modern campsites with full hookups, access to the Volga river, a stocked, private lake and modern facilities. There's also one cabin that includes everything you need for a weekend of relaxation. This secluded campground is perfect for anyone - a 2 person getaway or a weekend with the family. Whether you're from across the country & looking to book a super lowkey, relaxed, QUIET vacation or you're from right around Northeast Iowa, looking for somewhere to escape reality for a weekend, THIS IS IT! Private lake is stocked with bass and panfish and is catch and release ONLY for now. NO SWIMMING allowed. Kayak rental available $10/day or feel free to bring your own! Lifejackets MUST be worn on the water at ALL TIMES. 

  • Campsites - $35/night. Yearly rent available starting at $1250. 

  • Campers, RV'S and tents welcome! 

  • Modern facilities on property. (showers, bathrooms) 

  • Full hookups (water, electricity and sewer) 

  • Cabin $175/night up to 4 people 

  • There is a $100 non-refundable cash deposit required to hold a reservation.

  • $25/night for each additional person. $950/week

  • No Smoking inside

  • Full bathroom with jetted tub, washer and dryer 

  • Pets ARE allowed just not inside the cabin - owner is responsible for clean-up and control

  • There is NO WIFI in the cabin but there is cell service with US Cellular.

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