Chinook Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Chinook Campground

Information: 1-877-537-2757

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. 


Season: Jun 5 - Sep 12
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 92 - $28 Jun 5 - Sep 12 Seasonal Closure

* Reservation can be made 90 in advance of arrival date.

Opening dates are subject to weather conditions.

All campsites are 100% reserveable

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


Currently Booking to
December 24, 2023
  • 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.



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.

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Updated: Feb 24, 2023