City of Bettendorf, Iowa

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Cross Country Skiing

Cross country ski trails and sledding hills are closed.

Palmer Hills Golf Course, 2999 Middle Road, offers groomed cross country skiing trails and a sledding hill.

Ski equipment rental hours are:

(Hours are dependent on weather conditions)

To find out if the trails are open, call 563-332-8296 or 563-344-7169.

  • Monday-Friday     9:00 a.m.-4:00 pm.
  • Saturday               10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday                  11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Ski rental fees are:

  • $5.00 per hour seven days a week
  • $12.00 daily maximum

Cross country skiing trail rules are:

  • 4” minimum snowpack required to groom trails
  • Ski only on groomed trails
  • No snow mobiles allowed on golf course
  • Ski and sled at your own risk
  • No ramp building on sledding hill
  • Cross country skiing may not be offered if raining, if temperatures are above 50 degrees, 5 degrees or below, or if the wind chill is -15 degrees.

Palmer Grill, located at Palmer Hills Golf Course, will be open Monday-Saturday from 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. during winter months.

Breakfast will be served Monday-Friday from 7:00-10:30 a.m. and all day on Saturday. Breakfast items include: biscuits and gravy, pancakes, breakfast burritos, breakfast sandwiches and all the basics such as eggs, sausage, bacon, and toast. $4.00 Bloody Mary’s all day on Saturdays.

Palmer Grill offers $6.50 lunch specials Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Monday: grilled tenderloin basket

Tuesday: turkey bacon wrap basket

Wednesday: cheeseburger basket

Thursday: chicken Philly basket

Friday: Parmesan crusted tilapia with a side