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Once again this year the provincial government will be implementing a liquor ban in order to quell what has become one of the rowdiest weekends in Alberta’s campgrounds – the May long weekend. Of course, they will likely extend these bans to other weekends throughout the year, but thus far haven’t announced anything.
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Alberta Staggers 2015 Campground Reservations on Opening Day

February 18, 2015
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Yesterday marked the opening of reservation season for Alberta’s campgrounds. This year, in order to mitigate the huge volume of reservations and the resulting strain on the government’s computer servers and call center, the reservations began at different times of the day for different regions of the province. Starting at 9:00 am reservations were being […]

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Alberta to Increase Campground Fees for 2015

February 14, 2015
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Alberta’s campground fees are due to increase in 2015 bringing in an additional $2 million which will be reinvested in Alberta’s 245 provincial campgrounds. These additional funds will be used to maintain and improve amenities such as picnic tables, fire pits, washrooms, showers, visitor centers, playgrounds, boat launches, trails and roads. According to Kyle Fawcett, […]

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Little Elbow Campground

June 6, 2013
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At about 5,500 feet above sea level snow still surrounds Little Elbow Campground even in early June. Although spring is very much in the air at this time of year, moisture that falls on the prairies as rain often arrives in this area as snow. Archaeologists have found evidence in the Elbow River valley suggesting […]

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Crisis in Alberta Parks: Is Rowdiness Ruining Your Camping Experience?

June 3, 2013
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When most of us think about camping in Alberta’s great outdoors, visions of pitching our tents in idyllic locales, swimming in pristine lakes and rivers and preparing our food over open fires often come to mind. Increasingly however, campers have been experiencing the unpleasantness of being awoken by rowdy campers partying well after quiet hours […]

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Mosquito Creek Campground – Banff National Park

March 20, 2013
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Alberta boasts one of the most spectacular highways anywhere and camping along it has been enjoyed by generations of campers the world over. The Icefields Parkway, located deep in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, winding through two of Canada’s treasured national parks (Banff & Jasper), provides its visitor with stunning views at every turn. Speckled with glaciers, […]

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Lundbreck Falls – Alberta Camping & Fishing at its Best!

March 20, 2013
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Located midway between Pincher Creek and the Crowsnest Pass in Alberta’s south western corner lies a campground worthy of a visit. Lundbreck Falls campground, named for the small town to the east, provides its visitors with a cool break on their travels through the region. Lundbreck Falls themselves are a magnificent sight, with the Crowsnest […]

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Mount Kidd RV Park

March 19, 2013
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One of our favourite places to camp during the winter months is Mount Kidd RV Park located on highway #40 just south of highway #1 in Kananaskis Country, Alberta about 90 minutes east of Banff and an 70 minutes west of Calgary. Ideally suited for winter camping, Mount Kidd RV Park offers a coin laundry, […]

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