Escape the city lights and camp out under the stars at Elk Island National Park. Elk Island offers a national park camping experience only minutes from Edmonton’s city center. With sites suitable for camper trailers and RVs and walk-in tenting areas, the Astotin Lake campground lets you make your home away from home, close to home.


Parks Canada oTENTik cabins in the Astotin Campground offer an easy and relaxing family camping experience. The oTENTik, exclusive to Parks Canada, is a spacious blend of a tent and an A-frame cabin equipped with beds and furniture on a raised floor.

Astotin Lake Campground

Enjoy a true wilderness experience less than one hour East of Edmonton. The Astotin Lake Campground is an excellent place to watch sunsets and starry skies.

Astotin Lake Group Camping Area

Nestled in the Astotin Lake Area the group campground is close to the beach, soccer field, playground, golf course and theatre. The Astotin Lake group camping area is able to accommodate up to 60 people this is a great option for family reunions or company retreats.

Oster Lake Backcountry Campground

The Oster Lake backcountry campground is located on the west shore of Oster Lake, one of the most picturesque and serene areas of the park. This tenting site provides a truly unique and wild camping experience. Oster Lake Backcountry Campground is a newly designated hike-in site with six campsites available for reservation.

Equipped Campsites

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