Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Willow Rock Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Facility Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
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Willow Rock Campground is in Bow Valley Provincial Park, about 30 km east of Canmore just north of Hwy. 1 and east off Hwy. 1X. There are unserviced and power sites, some open and some in treed areas. There is a playground, showers and flush toilets here. There are many activities available in the surrounding area, including hiking and biking trails, fishing and paddling.



Apr 29 - Oct 10 (First Come First Served)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 90 $31
Power ( 15 amp) 34 $39
  • Season start-up May 20
  • Water available from tap on the outside of the shower building.
  • Dump Station water shut off September 19 - May 19.
  • Upper (power) loop accommodates large units (35+ feet).
  • No public picnicking.


Camping Notes


Firewood is available for purchase from campground manager/hosts.

  • 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.
  • Seasonal start-up - May 20 (Weather dependant)
  • Season shut down - September 19
  • Shower $3.00 tokens
  • Coin-operated laundry facility
  • Seasonal start-up - May 20 (Weather dependant)
  • Season shut down - September 19


Updated: May 20, 2022