Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts

Starting June 22, 2020, Prince Albert National Park will begin to offer camping services at all frontcountry campgrounds and most backcountry campgrounds with some exceptions:

  • New reservations open at Prince Albert National Park starting at 8 am Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) on July 8, 2020. Not all services or facilities are open, so please see details below before you reserve.
  • Crean Lake campgrounds open June 29 (Crean Kitchen, Chipewyan, Big Island and Moose Bay) 
  • All oTENTiks are cancelled for the season

Visit Prince Albert National Park COVID-19 page for updates on park facilities and services.

Prince Albert National Park offers a wide range of camping from fully serviced and primitive (non-serviced) vehicle accessible campgrounds to simpler “get back to nature” backcountry campgrounds.

* Review all camping safety, regulations and etiquette before departure.

Reservations will be available in January 2020 for visits between May 2020 and October 2020.

Call 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783). Available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. local park time

Front country Camping

Located throughout the park are a number of vehicle accessible campgrounds, each with its own unique character and opportunities. From peaceful lakeside tenting at Namekus Lake to full service RV camping in the heart of Waskesiu, there’s a campground experience for everyone in Prince Albert National Park.

Backcountry Camping

Immersing yourself in the great Canadian wilderness is an unforgettable way to experience Prince Albert National Park. Get away from it all by hiking or paddling to one of 15 designated backcountry campgrounds in the heart of nature, with basic services to support each adventure.

oTENTiks

Parks Canada oTENTik cabins in Beaver Glen 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.

Parks Canada Reservation Service

Planning ahead is one of the best ways to make the most of each camping experience. Travel with peace of mind, visit the Parks Canada Reservation Service to pre-book a campsite.

Reserve by phone:

Call 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783). Available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. local park time

Outside of North America: (519) 826-5391

If you would like more general information, please call the Parks Canada national information line at 1-888-773-8888.

Prince Albert National Park Camping Fees
  • Camping fees support the visitor services and facilities within Prince Albert National Park. 
Learn to Camp
  • New to camping? Visit the Parks Canada Learn to Camp page for information on trip planning, equipment lists, menu ideas and more

Hotels, suites, and cabins

Would you like to explore the wilderness of a national park without missing any of the comforts of home? The town of Waskesiu offers visitors a variety of commercial accommodations. For more information visit the Waskesiu Chamber of Commerce.