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Aster Lake Backcountry Campground

Lat: 50.580097 Long: -115.204170 | Directions
Information: 403-678-0760

Aster Lake Backcountry Campground is in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, 50 km south of Hwy. 1 on Hwy. 40 and south on Kananaskis Lakes Trail. The closest access is at the Upper Lake Day Use Area. It is 10.8 km from the trailhead via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Aster Lake Route Trail. This idyllic spot is accessed via an unmaintained trail so is only suitable for experienced hikers, prepared to routefind and fend for themselves. It has space for about 5 tents in an open meadow with beautiful mountain views. No fires are permitted. There are pit/vault toilets and secure food storage lockers.

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    Camping: Jun 24 - Nov 30
    Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night
    Designated Backcountry 5 12
    Water Source: Creek
    Reservations: Year Round
    Online Request
    Reservation Fee $12
    Availability Online Vacancy Calendar

    Amenities

    No Fires Permitted
    Pit/Vault Toilets
    Secure Food Storage

    Camping Notes

    • Campground consists of a patch of grass that can accommodate up to 5 tents. (There are no tent pads.)


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    Updated: May 24, 2018