Banff National Park

 
During peak season, there are 2,468 sites located within 13 campgrounds offering a variety of services.

Where to Camp

  • Campground locations (map) 
  • Check in time: 2 p.m. / Check out time: 11 a.m.
  • A maximum of 2 vehicles, 2 tents and 6 people are permitted on each site.
  • All sites have picnic tables
  • All campgrounds have disabled access except for Two Jack Main & Castle Mountain
  • There is no Internet/Wi-Fi Access
  • On-site payment accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit, Traveller’s Cheque or Cash.
  • Pets must be on a leash at all times in Banff National Park
  • After hours, please refer to signage in kiosk window.
Campground
2014
#
Sites
ReserveServicedFlush
Toilet
Shower Sani
Dump
Fire
Pits
Interp
Prog
Fee
 Tunnel Mt Village I
May 15 - October 5
618 100%
X X X $8.80 X $27.40
 Tunnel Mt Village II
Open Year Round
188 100%
X
X X X
$8.80
X $27.40-$32.30
 Tunnel Mt Trailer
May 15 - October 5
321
100%
all X X X
X $38.20
 Two Jack Main
June 26 -
Sept 2
380  
X
X $8.80
$21.50
 Two Jack Lakeside
May 15 -
Oct 5
64  
100%

X X X $8.80 X $27.40
Two Jack Lakeside Otentik
May 15 -
Oct 5
10 100%   X X   Incl. X $120
 Johnston Canyon
May 29 - Sept 15
132  
X X X $8.80
X
$27.40
 Castle Mountain
May 29 - September 15
43  
X

$8.80
$21.50
 Protection Mountain
June 27 - Sept 1
89  
X

$8.80
$21.50
Lake Louise Trailer
Year Round
189 100%
all
X X X
X $32.30
Lake Louise Tent
May 30-
Sept 29
206 100%
X X X $8.80 X $27.40
 Mosquito Creek
May 16 - Oct 14
32  
Dry Toilet

$8.80
$17.60
 Waterfowl Lakes
June 27 - Sept 1
116  
X
X $8.80
$21.50
 Rampart Creek
June 6 -
Oct 14
50  
Dry Toilet

$8.80
$17.60

 

Note: Demand is heaviest from June through September, with July and August being the busiest. Arrive early - unless reserved, sites are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

What To Bring

The weather in Banff National Park is pleasant, but unpredictable. The average high temperature during the day in spring and summer ranges from 10° to 18° Celsius, though temperatures at night can drop below zero. It can also rain, snow or hail any time of year!

In order to be prepared for your camping experience, ensure you have:

  • warm clothes (bring various layers to help you dress for the weather) 
  • waterproof clothing (jackets and pants) 
  • hats and mitts 
  • umbrellas 
  • a groundsheet for your tent 
  • sleeping mat 
  • warm sleeping bag 
  • extra blankets