River City Hardwoods, Inc. was founded by Patrick T. Mealy and John T. Peters in 1995. River City is a grade sawmill specializing in thick stock hardwoods including soft maple, walnut, cherry, white hard maple and red and white oak. River City Hardwoods, Inc. produces more than five million board feet of northern hardwoods annually.

River City’s products include green wholesale lumber, kiln dried wholesale lumber, kiln dried local distribution lumber, wholesale chips, sawdust and mulch and retail kiln dried lumber, sawdust and mulch.

In addition to our sawmill and traditional kiln River City operates three Vacutherm vacuum kilns. Vacutherm kilns are designed to dry lumber producing the highest quality in color, flatness and stability.

In 2006 River City built a new 25,000 square foot facility showcasing the highest quality in sawmill machinery. This facility allows us to achieve the highest yield and quality.

In addition to national and international wholesale lumber, River City distributes furniture and cabinet grade lumber and hardwood plywood to local millwork, cabinet, door and furniture companies as well as chips, mulch and sawdust to local consumers.

Our Mission

To provide the highest quality hardwood lumber and lumber products at competitive prices and to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.


(563) 263-3998


Mailing Address:
River City Hardwoods Inc.
P.O. Box 440
Muscatine, IA 52761

UPS, FedEx, Inbound/Outbound Shipping & Receiving:
River City Hardwoods Inc. 
2310 US Highway 61
Muscatine, IA 52761

Physical Location: 
2310 US-61 S
Muscatine, IA 52761

We are conveniently located between Hershey Avenue & Mittman Road, ​off the 4 lane, Highway 61.


​Monday to Friday
​8:00AM to 4:30PM

Monday to Friday
​7:00AM to 3:30PM

R​etail Customers
Monday to Friday
​7:00AM to 3:00PM