Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Bow Valley Campground

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

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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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Generator Use Policy.

A large campground found in Bow Valley Provincial Park, about 30 km east of Canmore just north of Hwy. 1, off the Hwy. 1X. Sites are well-treed with a variety of options: unserviced, power/water, and walk-in. It is situated along the Bow River for pleasant views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Interpretive programs, concession, playground and showers are available here.


Apr 29 - Oct 10 (100% reservable)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 36 $31
Power/Water ( 15 /30 amp) 131 $47
Walk-in Tenting 6 $31
  • Water shut off September 19 - May 19.
  • Dump station water available until closing day (weather dependent.)
  • No water will be available onsite at Bow Valley South Group Camps after October 1. Please fill water at Bow Valley dump station.
  • Please Note: Bow Valley Campground has shared breaker boxes located in the following campsites: B-4, B-15, C-4, C-10, C-17, C-26, C-34, D-5, D-10, E-10, E-25B, F-6, F-17, F-27. Campers may be asked to reset the breaker of a neighbouring campsite.



Camping Notes


Firewood sold at campground store


A sewage disposal station is located here. There are two other sewage disposal stations in the park. Check Kananaskis RV Sewage Disposal Stations for a full listing.

  • Showers: $3.00 tokens
  • Seasonal start-up - May 20 
  • Season shut down - September 19

Online Reservations

Updated: Sep 22, 2022