Marion County Park

Fishing Pier
Fishing Pier
Covered Bridge - Fall
County Park Campground

The 140 acre “County Park” is MCCB’s oldest recreation area. Its rolling hills contain many opportunities for recreational enjoyment. A campground with 99 campsites, shower/restroom facilities and picnic shelters provide for a summer family retreat. A 7 acre fishing lake, provides an excellent location to fish for large mouth bass, bluegill and catfish. Picnic areas with playground equipment, flush restrooms and picnic shelters are available for daily usage. A basketball court, baseball and softball fields are also located in the park.

Additionally, the park has a diverse array of scenic backdrops; including, a fishing pier, covered bridge, and natural foliage settings that are utilized by photographers for inspirational, family and senior class pictures.

The Marion County Historical Society maintains a historical village at the park, complete with a log cabin, museum, country schoolhouse, church, general store and stagecoach inn; that are open for display on weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Locals have known and travelers are learning that, Marion County Park is a destination for many recreational enthusiasts.

For Campsite and shelter house listings.  Click on: Campsite/Shelter house listing


To Search for campsite and shelter house reservation availability, use the search function at the main page.


Click on "Campsite" or "Shelter" type in Marion County Park, then input your desired dates.  The website will generate a list of all available campsites or shelters.



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Park Contact Information:
Marion County Park
306 Willetts Drive
Knoxville, Iowa 50138
PHONE: (641)205-3814



Marion County Park is located on the west edge of the city of Knoxville at 306 Willetts Drive, Knoxville Iowa.

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*   7 Acre Fishing Lake (Electric Motors Only)
*   Picnic Areas with Playground Equipment
*   4 Picnic Shelters
*   Basketball Court
*   Baseball/Softball Fields
*   3 Flush Restrooms
*   Historical Village
*   Modern Campground

Marion County Park Campground has 99 campsites. Campsite amenities range from 50 Amp electric with water
        to 50 Amp full service with sewer. The campground also contains a modern shower building, one additional flush
        restroom, picnic shelter and campground host on site. 

  Marion County Park Campground Map

In the event of freezing conditions, the water to the campsites may not be on.

Water will be available at a hydrant to fill tanks and the shower building will be available for use.
Please note that the camping fees will not change in the event the water is off.


 Camping Rates 

 50 Amp Electric/Water site $25.00

 50 Amp Electric/Water/Sewer site $30.00

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park Hours: 6:00 AM till 10:30 PM


Marion County Park Campground is closed from the last Sunday in October until the second Friday in April.

Seasonally: Some areas of Marion County Park will have restricted access and Flush Restrooms will be Closed from the last   Sunday in October until the second Friday in April.