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Dawson Equestrian Campground

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

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. 

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Day Use



      Camping: Year-round
      Site Type Campsites Rate / night
      Unserviced 5 $ 26
      Walk-in Tenting 5 $ 33
      Winter Camping 10 $ 26


      Hitching Rails
      Loading Ramp
      Pit/Vault Toilets
      Water - Pump


      Camping  Open year-round subject to snow levels.

      • 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  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 28, 2017