Activities

 
Boating Boating at Scharnberg Park
Boat on the 15 acre pond! Paddle boats, paddle boards, kayaks and canoes available to rent.
Cabins Cabins at Scharnberg Park
Cabins on a lake - what else could you ask for!
Camping Camping at Scharnberg Park
Scharnberg Park is a multi use park featuring a campground with 6​2 sites, 20 of which are full hookup with sewer, cable TV, electricity and water and the other 42 all have water, electricity, cable TV and wireless internet. The park features a 15 acre pond that is stocked yearly with trout and contains a healthy population of Bass, bluegill and channel catfish.  With 2 rock fishing jetties and 1 handicap accessible fishing pier, accessibility to the pond is excellent.  In November and January we stock 1500 Rainbow Trout each time through the Urban Trout Stocking program put on by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  With a playground, a beach, concession stand, paddle boats and canoes, it makes this a family destination.  In addition to these amenities we have 3 cabins that are available all year around for rent.  Contact us today for your family fun!!!
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Scharnberg Park
Canoe, kayak, paddle boat or paddle board on the 15 acre pond.
Education Education at Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
Oneota Park is home to our Naturalist.  See Events for listing of upcoming programs.
Facility Rentals Facility Rentals at Scharnberg Park
Facilities available to reserve at Scharnberg Park are campgrounds, cabins and a shelter.
Fishing Fishing at Scharnberg Park
Fish year-round at the Park!  The15 acre pond has bass, bluegill and channel catfish.  The pond is stocked yearly by the Urban Trout Stocking program which stocks 1,500 Rainbow trout in October or November and January or February of each year. With 2 rock fishing jetties and 1 handicap accessible fishing pier, accessibility to the pond is excellent.
Fishing Fishing at Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
There are fishing opportunities in Oneota Park along the Little Sioux River.  Anglers ​may walk from the Oneota Cabin parking area to the south to the river to fish. 
Picnicking Picnicking at Scharnberg Park
Open shelter available for picnicking!
Swimming Swimming at Scharnberg Park
Swimming is allowed in the roped-off area of the beach only.  No life guard is available
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Scharnberg Park
Enjoy the one-mile trail around the pond and park!
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Oneota Park - Conservation Board Headquarters
Oneota Park has mowed trails in a natural prairie grass area.    The combined trail length is over two miles.
Winter Activities Winter Activities at Scharnberg Park
Stay active during the northwest Iowa winter months!  Time to get some fresh air while enjoying some snowshoeing, ice fishing or bird watching!