Whitehorse Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Random Backcountry Camping

Information: 780-865-2154
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This small backcountry campground is located in Whitehorse Wildland Provincial Park, which is about 6 km southwest of Cadomin on a gravel access road. There are marked tenting pads and hitching rails for equestrian users.

Camping Notes

    • Random camping is permitted in the park EXCEPT at Cardinal Divide and within 1 km of Whitehorse Creek Campground.  No permit or fee is required for random camping.   
    • Review our random backcountry camping page for more info on where to set up camp.
    • Fiddle Pass Trail goes to Miette Hot Springs in Jasper National Park. If you plan to continue into Jasper National Park, you must arrange in advance for an overnight Wilderness Pass at the Jasper Information Centre & Backcountry Trail Office (1-780-852-6177).
    • Access for random backcountry camping
      • Whitehorse Creek Campground
      • Cardinal Divide Viewpoint
      • Prospect Creek (52.967277, -117.32887)
      • Miette Hot Springs in Jasper National Park (53.130789, -117.771485)

    Maps & Guides

    • Map Whitehorse WPP, Map, Trails, Cardinal Divide East Trail, Cardinal Divide West Trail, Cardinal Headwaters Trail, Fiddle Pass (to Miette Hot Springs) Trail, First Whitehorse Creek Falls Trail, Leyland Basin (Farmers Valley) Trail, Lower Whitehorse Creek Trail, Mountain Park Cemetery & Historic Mining Townsite Trail, Upper Whitehorse Creek Trail, Whitehorse Creek Falls Trail, Prospect Creek (Drummond Ridge) Trail, Trappers Backcountry, Sawmill Backcountry, Fiddle Backcountry, Whitehorse Falls Backcountry, Whitehorse Random Backcountry, Whitehorse Random Backcountry Camping, Whitehorse W -- 15589 False
    • Regulations

    • Safety

    • Bear Smart Pamphlet
    • Hanging a Bear Bag
    • Hiking Safety
    • Leave No Trace
    • Winter Survival
Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.
Updated: Jul 13, 2020