The summer experience is arguably incomplete without a camping trip, and luckily, Alberta happens to be home to some of the best campsites Canada has to offer. Plan a weekend, grab the kids or your closest friends, and take in the great outdoors. The following are 5 great camping spots in Alberta you may have not already discovered yet.
Crimson Lake Provincial Park
From hiking to boating to volleyball, Crimson Lake offers a full range of options for activities. The trees located all over the campground provide privacy for campsites, creating a secluded feel. Crimson Lake Provincial Park is located near Rocky Mountain House, allowing for quick escapes into town. For more information, click here.
Containing over 604 campsites, Whistler’s campground is one of the largest campgrounds in Jasper National Park. Although a busier campground, sites provide hot showers, electricity, flush toilets and more. If you’re looking to explore Jasper National Park, Whistler’s campground is a great place to camp. For more information, click here.
Writing on stones provincial park
Among Canada’s most unique campsites is Writing-on-stones provincial park. Located in the prairie grasslands, Writing-On-Stones Provincial Park boasts the largest concentration of First Nation rock carvings and rock paintings on the great plains of North America. For more information, click here.
Long Lake Provincial Park
As its name would suggest, there are countless activities for water-lovers at Long Lake Provincial Park. Sailing, windsurfing, water skiing, boating and fishing are just a few of the adventures this campground has to offer. Numerous sites for tents and RV’s are available. For more information, click here.
Crandell Mountain Campground
Crandell Mountain campground is located in Waterton Lake along the Red Rock Parkway. This campground features scenic views and hiking trails. Traditional tipis are available as well as 129 un-serviced sites. All sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, click here.
Between mountains, prairies and large bodies of water, Alberta really has it all! Take a few days to forget about the stresses of everyday life and enjoy the beauty around you.