Local Resources


Community Centers

Chariton (915 Osage Ave.)   641-774-5991

Lucas (109 Front St.),

Russell (106 West Stanton St.),


Vredenburg-Chariton Family Aquatic Center

900 North 14th St. Chariton, IA 50049


Lake Rathbun

Offering outdoor swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, trails, eight parks and two marinas.

15053 Hatchery Place
Moravia, IA 52571

Phone: 641-647-2406


Rathbun Fish Hatchery

Aquarium filled with native Iowa fish, view the hatchery’s operation by an elevated walkway throughout the facility. Located on the south side of Rathbun Lake.

15053 Hatchery Pl.
Moravia, IA 52571

Phone: 641-647-2406

Honey Creek State Park

Offers recreational services and natural education in an outdoor setting at minimal or no cost. Also available: picnic shelters, boating access, interpretive programs, camping, cabins and hiking through woods and prairies. Located on the north side of Rathbun Lake.

12194 Honey Creek Pl.
Moravia, IA 52571

Phone: 641-724-3739

Honey Creek State Park Resort

Resort with meeting facilities, water recreation, 18-hole golf course, multi-use trails, boat docks, campgrounds, interpretive programs and nearby shopping.

12633 Resort Dr.
Moravia, IA 52571

Phone: 866-797-5308


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Rathbun Lake
Visitor’s Center, nature programs, camping, bicycle, hiking trails and water activities.
11456 Hwy J5T
Centerville, IA 52544
Phone: 641-647-2464

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(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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