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Lac Des Arcs Campground

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

Lac Des Arcs Campground is found in Bow Valley Provincial Park, 14 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1. There are about 30 open sites suitable for RVs and tents. Located on the shores of Lac Des Arcs, which is popular with windsurfers. There are many activities available in the surrounding area, including hiking and biking trails, fishing and paddling.

Park Boundary

Day Use


      Group Use

        Visitor Centre


          Camping: Apr 27 - Aug 19
          Site Type Campsites Rate / night
          Unserviced 28 $ 26
          Reservations : Apr 27 - Sep 4
          Online Book It
          Phone 1-877-537-2757
          Reservation Fee $12
          Reservation Start Feb 20


          Hand Launch
          Pit/Vault Toilets
          Water - Pump
          Shelter - Warmup


          Camping  Lac Des Arcs campground is located 14 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1.

          Firewood  Firewood is 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.

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          Updated: Aug 20, 2018