Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Bow River Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Facility Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds

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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. 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. 


Apr 15 - Oct 30 (100% reservable)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Power/Water ( 15 /30 amp) 59 $47
Walk-in Tenting 7 $31
  • Water shut off September 19 - May 19.
  • Dump station at Bow Valley campground available at Canmore Information or Visitors Center Dump stations
  • All power sites at 30 amp.


Camping Notes


Firewood available for purchase from campground manager/hosts.

  • Showers $3.00 tokens
  • Water is available from a hand pump and a water tap near the tenting area at this site. Although Alberta Parks strives to maintain water quality, we recommend that you bring your own drinking water.

Wheelchair-accessible washrooms.

Online Reservations

Updated: Jan 16, 2022