Relax with the family and reconnect with nature at any of Kootenay National Park’s three campgrounds. All are within walking distance of gentle trails and natural attractions such as the historic Radium Hot Springs. Demand is heaviest on long weekends and all weekends in July and August. Reservations are strongly recommended for Redstreak Campground.

Reservations & fees | General information | What to bring | Redstreak CampgroundoTENTiks | Bear safety 

A fire ban has been implemented for Redstreak Campground. Lighting and maintaining fires (including portable fires) in the campground is prohibited. However, gas and propane cooking appliances are allowed. All park facilities remain open.

Boil water advisory at Marble Canyon Campground: Water should be kept at a rolling boil for a minimum of 2 minutes. This advisory applies to water for drinking, food preparation, and dishwashing. Effective Date of June 15th, 2017.

Where to camp

Campgrounds in Kootenay National Park in 2017
All campers are required to adhere to the “Bare” campsite program.
Campground # of sites Flush toilets Hot showers Sani dump Accessible Fire pits Interpretive program Reservations Fee
May 1 to October 9
 50, 3-way yes yes yes yes yes $8.80 yes $27.40 to $38.20
 38 electricity
 144 unserviced
Redstreak oTENTiks
May 4 to October 9
10 yes yes - - $8.80 yes yes $120.00
Marble Canyon
June 22 to September 4
61 yes - yes - $8.80 - - $21.50
McLead Meadows
June 15 to September 18
80 yes - yes yes $8.80 - - $21.50
Crook's Meadow Group Camping*
Late June to early September
1 - - - - - - required $5.80 per person

* Minimum 20 people, maximum 60 people at Crook's Meadow group campground. Advanced reservations are required.


3-Way = Electricity, water and sewer
Sani Dump = Sewage disposal
Accessible = Disabled access
Fire Pits = Fire pits suitable for cooking. Fire permits (including firewood) are available for purchase on site.
Reservations = Reservations accepted


Map of Kootenay National Park © Parks Canada

Map of campgrounds and popular points of interest in
Kootenay National Park

Popular points of interest

  1. Redstreak restoration area
  2. Sinclair Canyon and the Redwall Fault
  3. Radium hot pools 
  4. Kootenay Valley viewpoint
  5. Numa Falls (Closed for restoration work)
  6. Paint Pots
  7. Marble Canyon
  8. The Continental Divide
  9. The Rockwall