Spray Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.83489 Long: -115.297565
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground is found in Spray Valley Provincial Park. The nearest access is near Mount Engadine Lodge, 40 km south of Canmore on the Smith Dorrien/Spray Lakes Trail (Hwy. 742). The campground is about 5 km from the trailhead. This is the only designated winter-only backcountry campground in Kananaskis. Here you can enjoy the peacefulness of the forest and views of Rummel Lake and Mount Galatea in any season. A great place to ski, snowshoe, and watch for wildlife. 

This trail is 5 km one way with 421 meters of elevation gain.

Camping

Sites Rate / Person / Night Water Source Camping Season Current Status
10 $12 Snow / Creek when open Dec 19 - Apr 1 Seasonal Closure
1-877-537-2757

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    Maps & Guides

    • Backcountry Etiquette Parks: Peter Lougheed PP Big Elbow PRA Bow Valley PP Bow Valley WPP Spray Valley PP Elbow-Sheep WPP Facilities: Aster Lake Backcountry Campground Big Elbow Backcountry Campground Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground Forks Backcountry Campground Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground Mount Romulus Backcountry Campground Mount Romulus Equestrian Backcountry Campground Point Backcountry Campground Quaite Valley Backcountry Campground Ribbon Falls Backcountry Campground Ribbon Lake Backcountry Campground Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground Three Isle Lake Backcountry Campground Tombstone Backcountry Campground Tombstone Equestrian Backcountry Campground Turbine Canyon Backcountry Campground -- 6905 False
    • Spray Valley Trail Map (North) Map, Kananaskis - Spray Valley PP, Bow Valley WPP, Spray Valley Trail Map (South) Campground: Eau Claire, Lillian Lake Backcountry, Ribbon Falls Backcountry, Ribbon Lake Backcountry, Spray Lakes West, Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Day Use: Buller Mountain, Driftwood, Galatea, Goat Creek, Mt. Shark, Opal, Sparrowhawk, Spray Lake, Wedge Pond Trails: Buller Creek, High Rockies (Winter), Spray Road West, Buller Pass, High Rockies (Summer) -- 6905 False
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Updated: Jun 19, 2024