Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Bow River Campground

Information: 403-673-2163
Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds
Day use is permitted. Be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds are open at 50% capacity, this includes reserveable and first come, first served campgrounds. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites, and only one household or cohort family permitted per site. Shared facilities, showers, picnic shelters and playgrounds are still currently closed. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust our operations as needed.

This pretty campground is found in Bow Valley Provincial Park, about 5 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1. Upgrades in spring 2017 added 20 campsites. The majority of the campsites are now serviced with power. The campground is next to the Bow River, offering pleasant views. There are many activities available in this area, including hiking, biking, fishing, and paddling. 


Jun 1 - Nov 1
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 7 $ 29
Power/Water (15 / 30 amp) 59 $ 45


Camping Notes


All power sites at 30 amp.


Firewood available for purchase from campground manager/hosts.


Water is available from a hand pump and a water tap near the tenting area at this site. Although Alberta Parks strives to maintain water quality, we recommend that you bring your own drinking water.


Wheelchair-accessible washrooms.

Online Reservations

Updated: May 26, 2020