Dawson Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Dawson Equestrian Campground

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

This equestrian campground is found in Dawson Provincial Recreation Area, 30 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. 


Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 5 $ 26
Walk-in Tenting 5 $ 33
Winter Camping 10 $ 26


Camping Notes


Open year-round subject to snow levels.

­čÉ┤ Equestrian
  • The equestrian costs of $33 includes the fee for 2 horses.
  • If more than 2 horses there is an additional $7 cost per horse per night.

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.

Updated: Jun 28, 2017