Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Aster Lake Backcountry Campground

Backcountry reservations for Kananaskis Country will not be available after February 13th while the system transitions over to the Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca system. During that time no backcountry reservations can be made until opening of online reservations at 9 am on February 25th.
Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.580097 Long: -115.204170

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.

Camping

Jun 24 - Nov 30
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 5 $12 Creek

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Camping Notes

Camping

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

Updated: Feb 1, 2019