Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tolman East Campground

Information: 403-772-3793
Leaseholder: Starland County

Tolman East Campground is deep in the Red Deer River Valley beneath the shade of the cottonwood trees. Sites are suitable for tents and RVs and most are sheltered by trees and shrubs. Paddle through the badlands or fish along the river. You cannot access this campground through the Dry Island Buffalo Jump day use area near Huxley.  The campground is located on Highway 585 at the Red Deer River crossing.


Season: May 20 - Oct 12
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 40 - $25 No FCFS

  • Hand Launch open May to September. 
  • Vehicle access into the park is not provided from early September to mid-May.
  • Visitors should exercise caution; there is a community gun range located in close proximity to this campground.
  • Only exact cash or cheque are accepted as payment in this location.


First Come, First Serve
  • Firewood alert! Firewood not available. Help stop the spread of forest pests, Dutch elm disease and emerald ash borer.  Plan to buy firewood locally, burn on site, never bring home.

Potable water is available from May until September.

Updated: Aug 8, 2023