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Chinook Campground

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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. 

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Day Use



      Camping: May 4 - Oct 15
      Site Type Campsites Rate / night
      Unserviced 90 $ 23
      Reservations : May 17 - Sep 2
      Online Book It
      Phone 1-877-537-2757
      Reservation Fee $12
      Reservation Start Feb 20


      Shelter - Cook
      Firewood Sold
      Pit/Vault Toilets
      Water - Pump


      Camping  Opening dates are subject to weather conditions.

      Camping  Campsites available by combination of first come-first serve and by reservation.  Self-registration is in effect with camping fees paid by cash or personal cheque only.

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

      Firewood  Firewood sales are available from mid May to Labour Day.

      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.

      Note: Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

      Updated: Jan 17, 2018