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Bow River Campground

Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds
Information: 403-673-2163

This pretty campground is found in Bow Valley Provincial Park, about 5 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1. Upgrades in spring 2017 added 20 campsites.  The majority of the campsites are now serviced with power.  Additional upgrades are coming in spring 2018, with the addition of a comfort station, a few walk-in tenting sites and water becoming available at the power serviced sites.  The campground is next to the Bow River, offering pleasant views. There are many activities available in this area, including hiking, biking, fishing, and paddling. 

Fire Restriction

  • Updated: August 16, 2018
  • The restriction prohibits wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires OUTSIDE designated fire pits and the use of Turkey fryers and Tiki torches
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Park Boundary

Day Use


      Group Use

        Visitor Centre


          Camping: Apr 27 - Oct 8 (First Come First Served)
          Site Type Campsites Rate / night
          Unserviced 7 $ 28
          Power/Water ( amp) 59 $ 40


          Firewood Sold
          Pit/Vault Toilets
          Secure Food Storage
          Water - Pump
          Wheelchair Accessible


          Firewood  Firewood available for purchase from campground manager/hosts.

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

          Accessability  Wheelchair-accessible washrooms.

          Note: Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

          Updated: May 30, 2018