Dawson Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Dawson Equestrian Campground

Information: 403-673-2163
Directions
Facility Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

This equestrian campground is found in Dawson Provincial Recreation Area, 51 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1, 7 km south on Hwy. 40, 11 km east on Hwy. 68 and 2 km south on Powderface Trail. There are several drive-up sites suitable for RVs, as well as some walk-in tenting sites. There are hitching rails, loading ramps and access to trails for horseback riding as well as for hiking and mountain biking. Equestrian campgrounds are intended for campers bringing a horse. Please only book at an equestrian campground if you are using it for equestrian purposes as there are only a few campgrounds available to these users.

Camping

Season: Year-round
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 5 - $31/38 No FCFS

Amenities

First Come, First Serve
Equestrian
  • The equestrian costs of $38 includes the fee for 2 horses.
  • If more than 2 horses there is an additional $7 cost per horse per night.
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.

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Updated: Jun 1, 2023