No gear? No problem! We’ve got you covered! Banff National Park, in partnership with MEC offers Equipped Campsites at Two Jack Main Campground   (actual camping equipment may vary from images).

Campground information for Banff National Park
Campground # Of Sites Electricity, water, and sewer Flush Toilet Shower Sani Dump Disabled Access Fire Pits Interp Prog Fee
Two Jack Main Equipped Campsite
32 - X - X X X - $70

Equipped Campsites Include | Campground Facilities | What to Bring |
Fees | Reservations | Special Requirements

Let us help you discover the freedom of camping

Equipped Campsites provide an opportunity to camp even if you don’t have camping equipment - or simply want to avoid the hassle of organizing and packing everything for your camping trip.

Equipped Campsites Include:

  • 6 person tent (set up) 
  • 6 sleeping pads (1.5 inches thick when fully inflated) 
  • stove and propane
  • lantern
  • broom and dustpan
  • campground orientation session, upon check-in
  • Introductory Camping Program on select nights
  • camping permit
  • daily fire permit

Upon check-in, visitors will be asked to complete a Rental Agreement Form and Parks Canada will take a credit card number or card imprint. No money or credit card authorization will be taken unless any of the equipment is found to be damaged, lost or stolen.

Campground Facilities

  • Picnic shelters with hot and cold running water, a wood stove, and a sheltered eating area
  • Washrooms with hot and cold running water and flush toilets
  • Showers are not available at this campground. Campers can visit the Banff Upper Hot Springs, where showers are included with entry.
  • More about Two Jack Main Campground

What to Bring

All you will need to bring is a sense of adventure and your personal items (see a suggested packing list 1MB). For those interested in renting additional gear such as sleeping bags, pots, pans and cutlery the following local retail store is recommended:

Bactrax - (For rental of equipment only)

Banff National Park Equipped Campsites (actual camping equipment may vary from images) © Parks Canada / S. Gignac



For information or to reserve call 1.877.RESERVE or Reservations for the 2016 season open Jan 14 2016.

Vacant campsites are also available on a first-come, first served basis to those without a reservation at the Two Jack Main Campground kiosk.

Maximum length of stay is 14 nights. There is no minimum night stay.

Special requirements

  • Check in times are 3:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Check out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • To prevent wildlife incidents, campers must keep a “bare” campsite. All food and related items must be stored in a hard-sided vehicle or a bear proof food locker.
  • No food preparation, food or drink storage, eating, drinking, or cooking is allowed inside the tent. 
  • The maximum number of people per campsite is 6.
  • All vehicles (maximum 2) must be parked on the gravel area of the campsite.
  • Smoking is not permitted within the tent.
  • Pets are not permitted within the tent.
  • Additional rules and regulations 

Presented in partnership with MEC