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Oscar Scherer State Park

32 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites


32 Reviews of Oscar Scherer State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Kathie E.
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2021

Camping in the Heart of Sarasota County

We live very close to Oscar Scherer enjoy camping getaways. The sites are private fairly big, and well kept. There are no full hookups but there are 5 pull through sites. The hiking, biking, and kayaking is great. If you are visiting the area, it's a perfect location in Central Sarasota. Venice is…

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Month of VisitNovember
Lazy C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2021

Nice state park

Private site. Clean amenities. Nice place

Month of VisitSeptember
Keisha D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2021

Serene Sukkot

My husband and I camped here during Sukkot and enjoyed every minute of our stay! We were greeted with professionalism and courteously upon arrival and not hassled during our stay. The sites are snug but provides lots of privacy. They have an amazing bike trail that links to other parks!

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Month of VisitOctober


Oscar Scherer State Park is located in Florida


Located on US 41, 2 miles south of Osprey, FL. Traveling south from Tampa on I-75, take exit 200 (old 36) to US 41. Traveling north from Ft. Meyers on I-75, take exit 195 (old 35A) to US 41.


1843 S Tamiami Trl
Osprey, FL 34229


27.01228086928135 N
82.40862320599274 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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