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Cabin - Pintail

Pintail Cabin, located in Pinicon Ridge Park, is one of the four modern camping cabins offered for reservations within the Linn County parks.  Pintail is the perfect spot to host a girls night out sleepover, a relaxing weekend for the family to reconnect or just to have some quiet time to yourself. Enjoy local activities such as a canoe float, rent a kayak or paddleboat, or a hike along the trails.Pintail Cabin features 625 sq. feet of living space (24’ X 26’ cabin) and sleeps a maximum of 8.  The cabin has two bedrooms & great room; with two twin-over-full sized bunk beds in each bedroom; futon in great room with full-size mattress.

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The camping cabins at Pinicon Ridge Park are located NW of Central City within the family campground complex on the east side of the Wapsipinicon River. The cabins are on a wooded bluff and not subject to flooding. Enter the north park entrance off Hwy. 13/Valley Farm Road and follow the park signs to the Plains Campground/Camping Cabins area.


4880 Plains Rd.

Central City, IA 52214


  • 625 sq. feet of living space (24’ X 26’ cabin)
  • Modern bathroom with shower
  • Sleeps a maximum of 8. Two bedrooms & great room; with bunk beds and mattresses (two twin-over-full sized) in each bedroom; sleeper sofa in great room with full-size mattress
  • Kitchenette w/microwave, medium-sized refrigerator, small range, sink, hot & cold water, countertops; dinette table w/4 chairs
  • Heat & air conditioning, ceiling fans
  • Large covered porch
  • Picnic table and fire ring w/grill outside
  • No Wi-Fi or internet service available
  • Vehicle parking nearby
  • This is an ADA accessible facility


  • Toilet tissue
  • Broom, dustpan & mop
  • Refuse must be removed to nearby dumpster



  • Complete bedding with pillow, sheets, blankets and/or sleeping bags
  • Complete cooking & eating utensils, dish soap, dish cloths & towels, pot holders
  • Food & beverage supplies
  • All bath linens & toiletries
  • Any radio, television or alarm clocks
  • Lawn chairs (if desired)
  • Firewood (or purchase from park)
Dump station
Fire ring
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
On-site resident host
Pets prohibited
Picnic Table
Pressurized water
Refuse cans
Shower facilities
Table with chairs

Nearby Activities


$100 per night 

Policies and Fees

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Cabins are available for reservation from April 15 through October 15. Reservations are accepted online at least 4 days and up to 2 years in advance. Check-in time may be any time after 3 p.m. on the day of arrival, and checkout time is prior to 11 a.m. on the day of departure.


 Closed October 15 - April 15