William A. Switzer Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Jarvis Lake Campground

Information: 1-877-537-2757
Directions

Jarvis Lake Campground is located in William A. Switzer Provincial Park, 3 km west of Hinton on Hwy. 16, 19 km north on Hwy. 40, and a couple of km west on a paved access road. There are about 25 sites next to Jarvis Lake which are suitable for RVs and tents. A playground, trails, pier and hand launch area for boats are located here. A beach, boat launch and dock are located at the nearby day use area.  Activities and amenities in the park include a Visitor Centre, beaches, boat launches, trails, interpretive programs, sani dump and showers within short driving distance.  

Camping

Season: Year-round
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Power 25 15 / 30 $38 May 14 - Oct 14 Book It

* Reservations can be made 90 days in advance of arrival date.

  • Fall Camping: Sites 1-5 will be First Come First Serve September 4 to October 14
  • Winter Camping: All Sites are First Come First Serve October 15 to May 12

Amenities

Currently Booking to
Aug 22, 2024
1-877-537-2757


Camping reservations moved to Shop.AlbertaParks.ca starting February 12! Here's what you need to know.
Firewood

Firewood is available for purchase for $10/bag at Switzer Park Visitor Centre and Gregg Lake Campground Booth during peak season (hours vary). 

Water
  • Water is available from a hand pump. Although Alberta Parks strives to maintain water quality, we recommend that you bring your own water.
Accessibility

Wheelchair-accessible washrooms.

Learn about Accessible Camping in Alberta Parks

    Maps & Guides

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    • Park & Gregg Lake Campground Maps with Trails William A Switzer PP, Map, Beaver Ranch Group Use, Gregg Lake Campground, Graveyard Lake / Halfway Campground, Jarvis Lake Campground, Lakeside Campground, Pine Bay Group Use, Beaver Ranch Trail, Blue Lake Trail, Friendly Vistas Trail, Gregg Lake Trail, Jarvis Lake Trails, Kelley's Bathtub Trail, Kettle Trail, Hinton Nordic Centre Trails, William A. Switzer PP -- 1734 False
    • Park Guide with Maps William A. Switzer PP, Guide, Map, Trail, Athabasca Lookout Trail, Beaver Ranch Trail, Blue Lake Trail, Friendly Vistas Trail, Gregg Lake Trail, Hinton Nordic Centre Trails, Jarvis Lake Trails, Joachim Valley Trail, Kelley's Bathtub Trail, Kettle Trail, -- 1734 False
    • Hinton Nordic Centre brochure William A. Switzer PP, Map, Trail, Hinton Nordic Centre Trails Cache Lake Campground Graveyard Lake Campground Gregg Lake Campground Jarvis Lake Campground Halfway Campground Beaver Ranch Group Use Pine Bay Group Use Gregg Lake Day Use Jarvis Lake Day Use Kelleys Bathtub Day Use Hinton Nordic Centre SF Blue Lake Centre SF -- 1734 False
    • Bird Checklist William A. Switzer PP Cache Lake Campground Graveyard Lake Campground Gregg Lake Campground Jarvis Lake Campground Halfway Campground Beaver Ranch Group Use Pine Bay Group Use Gregg Lake Day Use Jarvis Lake Day Use Kelleys Bathtub Day Use Hinton Nordic Centre SF Blue Lake Centre SF -- 1734 False
    • Mammal Checklist William A. Switzer PP Cache Lake Campground Graveyard Lake Campground Gregg Lake Campground Jarvis Lake Campground Halfway Campground Beaver Ranch Group Use Pine Bay Group Use Gregg Lake Day Use Jarvis Lake Day Use Kelleys Bathtub Day Use Hinton Nordic Centre SF Blue Lake Centre SF -- 1734 False
    • Passport to Switzer Park William A. Switzer PP Cache Lake Campground Graveyard Lake Campground Gregg Lake Campground Jarvis Lake Campground Halfway Campground Beaver Ranch Group Use Pine Bay Group Use Gregg Lake Day Use Jarvis Lake Day Use Kelleys Bathtub Day Use Hinton Nordic Centre SF Blue Lake Centre SF -- 1734 False
    • Plant Checklist William A. Switzer PP Cache Lake Campground Graveyard Lake Campground Gregg Lake Campground Jarvis Lake Campground Halfway Campground Beaver Ranch Group Use Pine Bay Group Use Gregg Lake Day Use Jarvis Lake Day Use Kelleys Bathtub Day Use Hinton Nordic Centre SF Blue Lake Centre SF -- 1734 False
    • Regulations
    • Safe Boating Guide


Updated: Apr 24, 2024