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Redstreak campground accepts site-specific reservations beginning January 11, 2018 at 8 a.m. Mountain Time. Redstreak Campground can be reserved from May 06, 2018. Earlier dates are first-come, first-served. To book or learn more contact the Parks Canada Reservation Service at 1-877-737-3783.

Redstreak oTENTiks can be reserved by contacting the Parks Canada Reservation Service at 1-877-737-3783. The oTENTiks are available beginning May 15th, 2018.

Crook’s Meadows group camping is accessible to registered not-for-profit groups and schools. Reservations can be made by calling 1-403-522-1203.

All other campgrounds in Kootenay National Park operate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Arrive early. Long weekends in May, July, August and September and weekends in July and August are the busiest times.


When campers pay a fee they are issued a permit as proof of purchase. Here are the permits that you require when camping:

Permit  Required  Available at entry gates  Available at visitor centres  Available at campground kiosks / Self-registration booths 
Park pass  Required see fee schedule see fee schedule  
Camping permit  Required     $15.70 - $38.20 / day
Fire permit  Required, if you have a fire     $8.80 / day
Fishing permit  Required, if you are fishing $9.80 / day
$34.40 / annual
$9.80 / day
$34.40 / annual

See a complete list of fees