St. Mary Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

St. Mary Upper Campground

Information: 403-653-2522
Directions
Day Use is permitted. Outhouse facilities are open where feasible - be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds open, starting June 1 at 50% capacity. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust as needed.

St. Mary Upper Campground is in St. Mary Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area, 55 km southwest of Lethbridge on Hwy. 5 and 5 km northwest on Hwy. 505. Camp on the reservoir with beautiful views of the southern Rockies. Sites here are suited to RVs and tents and most have lake views. There are trees for shade and a beach nearby. Go sailing, wind surfing, water skiing, canoeing and fishing, or take a short hike on the interpretive loop trail.

Camping

Jun 1 - Dec 31 (First Come First Served)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 30 $ 20
Winter Camping 16 $ 20

Amenities


Camping Notes

Camping

Services are not available during the winter season.

The campground is not plowed in winter; access is dependent on weather conditions.

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.

Updated: May 26, 2020