Chinook Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Chinook Campground

Information: 1-877-537-2757
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Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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This gem of Alberta's southern Rockies is in Chinook Provincial Recreation Area, 8 km west of Coleman off Hwy. 3. Chinook Campground features over 90 well-treed sites, including RV-friendly and tenting spots with easy access to beautiful Chinook Lake. In summer you can canoe, kayak or swim in the lake and hike or mountain bike on the trails. In winter enjoy the groomed cross-country ski trails. 

Camping

May 19 - Aug 1 (100% reservable)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 92 $28

Opening dates are subject to weather conditions.

All campsites are 100% reserveable

Off-highway vehicle use is not permitted in Chinook Campground.

Amenities


Camping Notes

Firewood
  • Firewood alert! Firewood not available. Help stop the spread of forest pests, Dutch elm disease and emerald ash borer. Plan to buy firewood locally, burn on site, never bring home.

 

Water

You are expected to bring your own water. Government of Alberta regulations require that water from pumps/taps like the one located here NOT be used for drinking, cooking or washing (including brushing teeth and washing dishes). Water from the pump/tap onsite can only be used for purposes like putting out a campfire.

Online Reservations

Updated: Apr 4, 2022