Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof
Campsite by the IJssel with dog

Camping with your dog by the water

  • Situated right at the IJssel
  • Pet–friendly camping spots and accommodations
  • Private marina

Campsite by the IJssel with dog

Our cozy waterside campsite is a perfect vacation destination for you and your dog. We have both pet-friendly camping spots and pet-friendly accommodations! The unique location by the IJssel allows you to easily go on long hikes along the banks with your loyal pet. Our vacation park also features a recreation lake, great to cool down in for a bit! As we are located near Deventer, Apeldoorn, and Zutphen, you can also easily go on fun trips with the entire family. Hope to see you soon at our campsite by the IJssel with your dog!


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Tips with your dog in the area

You and your dog will of course not have to be bored for a second at our waterside campsite in the Netherlands. Dive into the indoor or outdoor swimming pool, or in the recreation lake. The children will have fun in the kids club or in the indoor playground. And you can of course grab a bite in one of our catering facilities. You can walk your dog at the dog toilet on the park or in the beautiful area around the park.

That area is worth exploring! Go hiking or cycling with your dog from our campsite by the IJssel. You can discover a lot by the banks of the IJssel. Nationaal Park de Hoge Veluwe is also nearby, enjoy the nature! Take the kids on a day trip? Visit Gezinspark 't Smaller or Kinderpretpark Julianatoren. What are you planning to do from your waterside vacation home with your dog?

Discover all of our facilities:

  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool
  • Recreation lake with lawn and beach
  • Various catering establishments
  • Kids Club Holly (during Dutch holiday periods)
  • Indoor playground & outdoor playgrounds
  • Marina on the IJssel

A waterside camping spot or vacation home with your dog

Will you pick a camping spot or accommodation with your dog at our waterside campsite in the Netherlands? Our pet-friendly camping spots are spacious, measuring roughly 100 m². You will have access to a 4 ampere power connection, and to central water tap points which are scattered across the camping pitches. You can rent a waterside vacation home with your dog for up to 4 to 12 persons. Will you pick a cozy chalet or a comfortable bungalow? Some of our accommodations are even right by the water! Now that's a great vacation with your dog at our campsite by the IJssel


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Our campsite is located directly on the IJssel:

Frequently asked questions about our waterside campsite with dog


🏊♀️ At which campsite with indoor swimming pool can I bring my dog?

At Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof! Your loyal pet is a welcome vacation guest at our park. Our campsite features both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, and for more water fun you can dive into the recreation lake. At our campsite by the IJssel you can camp or rent an accommodation with your dog. 


⛴ Where can I take my dog on a sailing trip in the Netherlands?

Does your dog have true sea legs? A sailing vacation is a great idea then! Recreatiepark De Scherpenhof is right by the IJssel in Terwolde and has its own marina. From our campsite by the water in the Netherlands, you and your dog can explore Gelderland and Overijssel on your sailing vacation.