The Fine Print:

  • Available all year round.
  • Advanced reservation preferred. Unless overruled by divine intervention, there’s a 2 day minimum stay; 3 days for holidays.
  • The year-round rate is $125/night for 2 ($15 add’l per person per day).
    Inquire about longer stays.
  • Capacity of 6. (Inquire about more guests). Additional charge of $125 per person per night for anyone not registered.
  • Security/ cleaning deposit of $200 or up to 1/2 of reservation, due upon confirmation of your reservation.
  • Rental fee due 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Please mail payment by check to: 2129 390th Ave. Clinton, IA 52732 .
  • Cancellation policy: 60 days notice. Within 60 days, you may re-schedule on a space available basis or if we resale, we’ll refund. If unable to resale, you will be held responsible for your reservation.
  • Sorry, no pets. Very nice kennel nearby: (563) 872-3735
  • No smoking in cottage or screened porch, please use receptacles.
  • Check out at noon. Check in after 4 p.m.
  • Please notify Janae of your estimated arrival time, then you’ll receive your personal access code.
  • Cottage must be left as tidy as you found it (dishes clean and put away in proper place, swept, etc.)
  • After an inspection of the cottage the security/cleaning deposit will be refunded accordingly.
  • We reserve the right to change prices without prior notification.
  • You will need to bring: towels, personal items, food, firewood.

Spruce Harbor has two free boat ramps, about two miles north of Lock and Dam 12.

Reserve daily or weekly.

Call or email the owners for reservations, comments or questions:
Birger & Janae Henningsen 
2129 390th Ave. Clinton, IA 52732
(563) 593-0484 

What's nearby:

A short stroll to Spruce Harbor Inn and Off Shore Bar & Grill located on the river. Perhaps boat across the river for brunch at Chestnut Mountain Lodge or drive to Bellevue for other fine restaurants and shopping. Weekend entertainment and festivals all summer. Nearby skiing and just minutes to beautiful Bellevue Golf course. Spruce Creek Park and campground is across the harbor.