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How do I find a campground in Alberta?

How do I find a campground in Alberta?

To check availability

  1. Online at
  2. By phoning the Contact Centre at 1-877-537-2757 (toll-free in North America)
  3. Planning tips for getting a campsite.

Are Alberta parks open for camping?

Some campgrounds stay open year-round and offer Fall, Winter and Spring camping. Check out our Time to Relax in Alberta’s Provincial Parks story for more details on camping in fall or winter.

Is there free camping in Alberta?

Castle Provincial Park (near Pincher Creek) Available on a first-come, first-serve basis, campers can take advantage of free campsites at Castle Provincial Park.

How many campgrounds are there in Alberta?

Access Camping has links to more than 300 private campgrounds and parks throughout Alberta for you to discover. UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada’s first National Park of Canada (1885).

How much are campsites in Alberta?

Camping Fees $8 – $31/night (the currently approved fee cap within the overall fee range set through the Provincial Parks Fees order) based upon market conditions, plus Additional Services (see below). (Children under 16 years are free but still require a permit.)

When can you start booking campsites in Alberta 2021?

March 4
Camping reservations for Alberta Parks for the 2021 summer season will open on March 4 for individual campsites and March 5, 2021, for comfort camping. Group camping bookings remain closed at this time due to COVID-19.

Is tent camping allowed in Alberta?

Camping permits are issued on a first come-first served basis EXCEPT where there is a campsite reservation service. Camping fees are payable when the permit is issued. You must immediately occupy the campsite designated by the permit with your camping accommodation unit (tent, trailer or RV).

When can you book campsites in Alberta?

Reservations for individual campsites can be made up to 90 days in advance of the scheduled arrival date. The 90-day window for making individual campsite reservations resets at 9:00 a.m. each day.

Do you need a permit to camp in Alberta?

The Public Lands Camping Pass is required to random camp on public land along the Eastern Slopes of the Rocky Mountains from Grande Prairie to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Is camping banned in Alberta?

Alberta Government’s Covid-19 information site. Random camping on public land is currently still allowed. Dispersed random camping on public land is currently permitted, but further restrictions may be necessary in the future as the COVID-19 situation continues to unfold.

What is the largest campground?

Largest Campground in the World – Philmont Scout Ranch

  • United States.
  • New Mexico (NM)
  • Cimarron.
  • Cimarron – Things to Do.
  • Philmont Scout Ranch.

How much does it cost to camp on Crown land in Alberta?

The cost would be $20 per person for a three-day pass and $30 per person for an annual pass.

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