James-Wilson Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

James-Wilson Campground

Information: 587-830-2198
Facility Operator: Red Rock Sawmills Ltd.

COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.

This cozy little campground is found in James-Wilson Provincial Recreation Area, 40 km west of Sundre on Forestry Trunk Road (Hwy. 734). There are around 15 spacious sites tucked into the forest between James River and Wilson Creek. Hike, fish, or access nearby OHV trails. Please keep OHVs on trailers within the recreation area. 


Apr 4 - Sep 7
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 17 $35
  • Opening date subject to snow levels.
  • Reservations are required by calling 587-830-2198.
  • Campground gates are locked.
  • Access is provided once a reservation has been made.


Camping Notes

  • Free firewood.

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: Aug 4, 2022