Lidtke Mill Campground


3245 Oak Ave, Lime Springs, IA 52155


Howard County Conservation


563.566.2828 (Lidtke Mill Historic Site)
563.547.3634 (camping)

This scenic park is located along the Upper Iowa River and provides an excellent camping and picnicking location while offering individuals the opportunity to fish and giving canoeists a starting point for their river trips. Camping areas are provided with electricity and water. Other facilities include a shelter, boat ramp, and playground equipment. Adding to the park’s beauty is the historical Lidtke Mill and dam site. Lidtke Mill is a national historic site within walking distance of the campground, Lidtke Mill was built in 1857 as a water wheel driven, timber cutting mill.

Lidtke Park offers campers 30 electric/non-electric camping sites, water, a shelter, a boat ramp, playground equipment, modern restrooms, and the Upper Iowa Canoe Access just across the road.

Camping Fees

Please check the self registration board for current rates. Self registration must be completed within one hour of arrival. As with all of our Howard County parks, campsites are on a “first come, first serve” basis. We do not take reservations at this time.