Interstate Park

This scenic park along the Cedar River is located on the west edge of Mitchell, Iowa on Hickory Ave. Site of the Mitchell mill dam and the historic hydro-electric powerhouse. This facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the only operating hydro-electric power plants in the state of Iowa. Boating, fishing, water skiing and swim beach. Very popular camping site, electric and water hookups,dump station, 2 shelter houses, modern toilet/shower facility, playground equipment. Campers must self register at the entrance before camping.


Located on the southern edge of Mitchell, Iowa along the Cedar River.



  • Approximately 40 non-designated campsites
  • Campers & Tents - $20 / night 
  • Water - Drinking / Showers
  • Playground Equipment
  • 2 Shelter Houses
  • Toilets - Flush
  • Dump Station

  • Swimming / Beach
  • Water Skiing
  • Fishing - Stream
  • Boating - Canoe / Motorized
  • Historic Site - Powerhouse / Dam
  • Handicap Accessible

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open Seasonally from early May to mid October.