Primghar City Park

The Primghar City Park is a great place to enjoy family time, or hangout with your friends. Amenities include the shelter house, playground, ball field, sand volleyball, camping sites, and open spaces for various activities


Spring and summer bring activities for the kids.

Primghar Jaycees Youth Soccer is available for TK - 6th grade. Print a form HERE and return to Primghar Jaycees - PO Box 298, Primghar, IA 51245

For more information contact Joni Irwin (957.6902)


Primghar Little League is for TK (5years) thru 6th grade. If you are interested in enrolling your child in Little League, you can contact Primghar City Hall (957.2435) or Jaynee Smith (712.261.0730).

You may print a form HERE.


Primghar Community Shelter House

Our shelter house, located right along Hwy. 59, is perfect for any event including: birthday, anniversary, and graduation parties; family reunions,  and community gatherings. Shelter house amenities include electricity, water, refrigerator, stove, grill, tables, and chairs. Reservations can be made up to 12 months in advance with paid rental fee and deposit. Contact City Hall for more information and availability (957-2435). You may stop by the office or mail in the completed registration form (below) and payment to P.O. Box 39, Primghar, IA 51245.

You can print a RENTAL FORM here.


Park Shelter House Rental Policy

Rental Fee: $30 non-refundable

Damage/Cleaning Deposit Fee: $30 refunded after date IF all is found in acceptable condition.


Please make checks payable to the City of Primghar. The Rental fee will be deposited. The damage/cleaning fee check will be held and given back to you provided the following requirements are met:


  1. Wipe off all picnic tables, benches, counters and appliances.
  2. Sweep floors and clean up any spills.
  3. Carry out your own trash. (You will need to provide trash bags as well).
  4. Check restrooms for messes.
  5. Pick up any trash outside the building or on the playground.
  6. Turn out the light, lock the doors and return the keys to the City office. (You may drop them in the utility payment drop box.)
  7. Report any problems to the City Clerk.


The shelter house will not be available before 8:00 A.M. on the rental date unless special arrangements are made with the City Clerk. The City Clerk accepts reservations up to one year in advance, however, reservations will not be held until all fees are paid and the application completed. In case of cancellation, notify the City Clerk. Rental form, rent check, and deposit check can be dropped of at City Hall Monday thru Friday between 8am and 4:30pm, or can be mailed to PO Box 39, Primghar, IA 51245.


Camping Facilities

Primghar Park has camping hookups for approximatley 15 campers. Water, electricity, and firepits are provided. Showers, sand volleyball court, baseball diamond, and Primghar JC Figure 8 race also can all be enjoyed by staying at this park.

Campgrounds are open from April 1st to October 1st (weather permitting for both dates).

Fees are $15/night, on a first come first serve basis, Payments payable at the dropbox located by the restroom or at the City Office at 160 South Hayes Ave, Primghar.




Cost of camping - $12.00

Facility amenities: fishing, picnicking, toilets.

Location - 5949 400th Street

1 mile south and 1/2 mile east of Primghar

O'Brien County Conservation at 712-295-7200 or Email:


Sneakers Run Bike Trail

Sneakers Run is located on the south end of Hayes Ave in Primghar. Is was a former railroad bed and is now offers a leisurely area in which to walk or ride bike to reach Tjossem Park just south of Primghar.


O'Brien County Fair


Primghar Jaycee Figure 8 Races

Admission:  Adults: $4:00,  5-12 years: $2.00,  4 & Under: Free

Season Tickets (Available First Race ONLY):  Adults: $28,  Kids: $14



Car Regulations
Race Rules
Driver & Pit Regulations
Figure 8 Race Rules and Regulations (all)


Snowmobile Trail

Snowmobiling is enjoyed by many on and off groomed

snowmobile trails during the winter months in northwest

Iowa. A map of trails can be found on O'Brien County

Economic Development Corporation


Legal Operation of Snowmobiles


Primghar Golf & County Club
Open April 1st thru October 30th.

 Call 712.957.6781 for all your dining,

golf an socializing needs!

Junior Golf Starts June 8, 2017. Print a form HERE.

Audery Adams, Clubhouse Manager

Mark Coady, Certified Golf Course Superintendent


Bill's Cabin:

Located on the Primghar Golf & Country Club

Beautiful View (behind #8 Green)

Fully Furnished with Kitchen

Sleeps 4-6 People

Play and Stay Packages Available

Please Call 712.957.2415 for Reservations

If no answer call 712.261.0468 or 712.261.0141.

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