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River Valley Campground

River Valley Campground

To make reservations, please call (563) 379-3963


Welcome to River Valley Campground! We are located just two miles from the town of Wadena, Iowa. Nestled in the Volga River valley, our secluded campground offers 40 campsites and three furnished cabins. Enjoy the view of our 2-acre private lake from your deck or campsite or rent one of our canoes or kayaks for a peaceful paddle. You can even catch and release the bass and panfish in this stocked lake! Take a stroll along the nature trail that wraps around the lake, and enjoy the local birds, wildlife, and plant life the Wadena area is known for. Campsites are available for nightly or seasonal rental and cabins can be rented nightly or by the week.  Unplug from from Internet and TV; get ready for the quiet escape you have been craving! 


  • Full hookups: water, electricity, and sewer

  • Modern showers and bathrooms.

  • Campers, RVs, and tents are all welcome!

  • 2-acre private lake, stocked with bass and panfish (catch and release only).

  • Hiking trail around lake.

  • Kayaks, canoe, or rowboat available for guests to rent.

  • No WIFI available in campground, but US Cellular tower nearby. 


  • $35/night or seasonal starting at $1100

  • Kayak/Canoe rental $10/day

  • Firewood: $5 per bundle



Our three cabins are located on the edge of our campground, overlooking our private 2-acre lake. All cabins are furnished and include towels and bedding. Kitchens are stocked with basic utensils, dishware, pots and pans. All three cabins feature deck or porch seating. These cabins are available to rent by calling us directly or booking through VRBO or AirBnB. 

  • Cabins sleep 3-8 people. 

  • Cabin rates start at $110/night, please call for a specific price quote.

  • A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to hold a reservation.

  • Additional guests are subject to extra charges.

  • Cabins are pet-friendly. 

  • No WIFI available in cabins or campground, but US Cellular tower nearby. 

Cozy, Lake View Chalet
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Quaint Lakeview Cabin
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Peaceful, Lake View Cabin
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