Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Willow Rock Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Facility Operator: Bow Valley Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.

Willow Rock Campground is in Bow Valley Provincial Park, about 30 km east of Canmore just north of Hwy. 1 and east off Hwy. 1X. There are unserviced and power sites, some open and some in treed areas. There is a playground, showers and flush toilets here. There are many activities available in the surrounding area, including hiking and biking trails, fishing and paddling.



Apr 29 - Oct 10 (First Come First Served)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 90 $31
Power ( 15 amp) 34 $39
  • Season start-up May 20
  • Water available from tap on the outside of the shower building.
  • Dump Station water shut off September 19 - May 19.
  • Upper (power) loop accommodates large units (35+ feet).
  • No public picnicking.


Camping Notes


Firewood is available for purchase from campground manager/hosts.

  • A sewage disposal station is located here. There are two other sewage disposal stations in the park. Check Kananaskis RV Sewage Disposal Stations for a full listing.
  • Seasonal start-up - May 20 (Weather dependant)
  • Season shut down - September 19
  • Shower $3.00 tokens
  • Coin-operated laundry facility
  • Seasonal start-up - May 20 (Weather dependant)
  • Season shut down - September 19


Updated: May 20, 2022