Sherman Park

Wapsipinicon River at Sherman Park
Wapsipinicon River at Sherman Park
Picnic Shelter
Lower Campground
Jens-Wendt Observatory

233 acres along the Wapsipinicon River. Camping, boat ramp, hiking, picnicking, hunting, observatory.

Forests, bluffs, prairies and wetlands along with 1/2 mile of Wapsipinicon River frontage.

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2776 160th Ave., Calamus, Iowa
Boat ramp, camping, hiking (south entrance - GOOGLE MAP LOCATION).
Hiking, hunting, observatory (north entrance - GOOGLE MAP LOCATION).


  • Camping: 8 Electrical/Water Sites $20 per night  /  12 Primitive $15 per night
  • Modern Restrooms
  • Shower House
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Boat Ramp
  • Wapsipinicon River Fishing
  • Playground
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Nature Trail
  • Hiking
  • Public Hunting
  • Astronomical Observatory

Operating Hours & Seasons

The campground is open Annually April 1st through October 31st.

The rest of the park is open year-round.