Get ready whitetail deer hunters for the 2017 Iowa Deer Classic coming up at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa March 3 – 5. Iowa is one of the top locations in the entire U.S. for trophy whitetails and has thousands of acres of public access hunting areas for both in-state and out-of -state hunters.







While you attending the show be thinking of your lodging choice for the upcoming year(s). Country Cabins Motel in Chariton, located just 50 miles South of Des Moines, offers premium lodging with the nicest rooms, suites and cabins with the best rates and location for your hunting trip. Located just one mile East of Chariton Iowa on Highway 34, we are surrounded by thousands of acres of public access very heavy timber. Red Haw State Park is located directly across the highway from our motel and is a haven for wildlife. We have hundreds of acres that borders our property with heavy timber and two large lakes. It is accessible right out the door of your room or cabin for hunting as well. We have had 200+ point trophy bucks taken less than 100 yards from our door.















All of the deer in these pictures were taken by customers of ours during this last year’s deer season. We are located in Lucas County, which has some of the very best whitetail deer populations and hunting areas of anywhere in the entire United States. We cater to our guests and have full kitchens in our suites and cabins, gas grills, decks, places to hang deer, ice for packing, practice shooting range and direct access to places to hunt. We also offer daily quad pod rentals that are set up and ready to hunt from on a daily basis.

We have thousands of acres of public areas within minutes of the Motel with two separate Stephens State Forest divisions, one in Lucas and the other in Williamson, both only 10 minutes away. We also have the Chariton River Greenbelt that stretches from Chariton down to Rathbun lake and both leased and private landowner farm ground and timber available.









There are some real monsters here in the County as well as other smaller game such as rabbit, squirrel, turkey, pheasant, bobwhite quail, coyote and bobcats. Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon either. We book up quickly so while you are attending the Iowa Deer Classic stop on in for a personal tour of our property or take a virtual tour online by clicking on the photos of our website located at Wishing you all a successful 2017 deer season coming up this year and we would love to get to know you and help out any way we can here at Country Cabins Motel in Chariton Iowa.