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Banff National Park

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

Reserve your campsite!
1-877-RESERVE (737-3783)

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 campgrounds have disabled access except for Two Jack Main & Castle Mountain
  • There is no Internet/Wi-Fi Access
  • Payment accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Debit, Traveller’s Cheque or Cash.
  • For self registration have exact change or a credit card.
  • After hours, please refer to signage in kiosk window.

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. Please confirm opening date before planning your visit as campground maintenance may delay opening date.
 

Campground
2015
#
Sites
ReserveServicedFlush
Toilet
Shower Sani
Dump
Fire
Pits
Interp
Prog
Fee
 Tunnel Mt Village I
May 14 - 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 14 - October 5
321
100%
all X X X
X $38.20
 Two Jack Main
June 25 -
Sept 8
380  
X
X $8.80
$21.50
22    
100%
 
X
 
X
$8.80
 
$55.00
 Two Jack Lakeside
May 14 -
Oct 5
64  
100%

X X X $8.80 X $27.40
Two Jack Lakeside Otentik
May 14 -
Oct 5
10 100%   X X   Incl. X $120
 Johnston Canyon
May 28 - Sept 28
132 100%
X X X $8.80
X
$27.40
 Castle Mountain
May 28 - September 14
43  
X

$8.80
$21.50
 Protection Mountain
June 26 - September 7 
89  
X

$8.80
$21.50
Lake Louise Trailer
Year Round
189 100%
all
X X X
X $32.30
Lake Louise Tent
May 29 - September 27
206 100%
X X X $8.80 X $27.40
 Mosquito Creek
June 1 - October 12
32  
Dry Toilet

$8.80
$17.60
Silverhorn Creek
June 26 - September 7
67     Dry Toilet     $8.80   $15.70
 Waterfowl Lakes
June 26 - September 7
116  
X
X $8.80
$21.50
 Rampart Creek
June 1 - October 12 
50  
Dry Toilet

$8.80
$17.60

 

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 

New to camping? Check out Parks Canada’s “Learn to Camp” online guide or app for comprehensive packing lists, recipes and more. Available online and for iPhone, Blackberry and Android! Information is also available in 繁體中文 | 简体中文 | ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਦੇ | Tagalog | Español