Campground will open May 2, 2024!

Scharnberg Park

Scharnberg Park is a 55 acre park that hosts a 15 acre pond which includes a handicap accessible fishing pier. Main species of fish include: Bass, Bluegill and Channel Catfish. For the non-fisherman, the park also has a swimming beach which is perfect for sunbathing, swimming or even building sand castles.

Scharnberg Park is open for camping from approximately May 1st to approximately October 15th.

Scharnberg Park campground has 61 individual sites each of which include: rural water, 20-30-50 amp breakers. Wireless internet available.  37 sites can be reserved on-line on https://www.mycountyparks.com/County/Clay/Facility/Search.aspx.  The remaining sites are first-come, first served.  Electrical/water sites are $20.00 per night and electrical/water with sewer are $25.00.  There are also 5 primitive sites (no water or electricity) available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Campers may pitch one tent per registered electrical site along with their camper.

Concessions and firewood are available. We also have a shower house with single and family style shower rooms.

3 Beautiful cabins are available to make your stay memorable and comfortable, and a shelter house is also available for special events.


From Spencer, Iowa: Go West on 4th Street, which turns into County Road B24, for 8 miles. Turn North on 145th Avenue for 3/4 of a mile and you are here! Stay on the blacktop into the park.

From Everly, Iowa: Go South of Everly on County Road M27 for 1 mile and then turn East on County Road B24 for 1 3/4 miles. Turn North on 145th Avenue for 3/4 mile and you are here! Stay on the blacktop into the park.

Remember: Look for brown and white County Arrowhead Sign markers to assist you with directions.