Where are the best camping locations in Alberta?
Alberta is home to five beautiful National Parks: Banff, Elk Island, Jasper, Waterton Lakes, and Wood Buffalo. The yearly spring thaw is upon us. While we’re welcome to camp all year-round, peak camping season usually runs from May through October. If you’re looking for some of the best camping locations around Alberta, we’ve got you covered.
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Most scenic camping sites in Alberta
National Parks Campground Guide
Banff National Park
At Banff National Park, you can explore all the Canadian Rockies have to offer. Louise Campground is one of the most picturesque locations in Alberta. With over 2,400 camping sites available, there are plenty scenic views for everyone at Banff National Park.
Jasper National Park
You can camp at family-friendly Jasper National Park all year-round. With a relaxed atmosphere and a night-time curfew, you can be sure the entire family will enjoy around 2,000 km of protected Canadian wilderness.
Elk Island National Park
If you’re into canoeing or kayaking, Elk Island National park is perfect! Near Edmonton, Elk Island Park is an important bison, elk, and bird refuge.
Willmore Wilderness Park
If you’re looking for something off the beaten path, Willmore Wilderness Park might be up your alley. With kilometers of backwoods trails, you’ll be able to take in the ancient glaciers and high mountain peaks at Willmore Wilderness Park.