City of Bettendorf, Iowa

A premier city.

Cross Country Skiing

Because of melting snow, 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