Spray Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.83489 Long: -115.297565

Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground is found in Spray Valley Provincial Park. The nearest access is near Mount Engadine Lodge, 40 km south of Canmore  on the Smith Dorrien/Spray Lakes Trail (Hwy. 742). The campground is about 5 km from the trailhead. This is the only designated winter-only backcountry campground in Kananaskis. Here you can enjoy the peacefulness of the forest and views of Rummel Lake and Mount Galatea in any season. A great place to hike, snowshoe, and watch for wildlife. 

This trail is 5 km one way with 421 meters of elevation gain.

Camping

Dec 19 - Apr 1
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 1 $12 -

Reservations

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Camping Notes

Camping

**Backcountry permit required for winter camping.

  • Campers must camp close enough to the lake to ensure access to the outhouse.
  • Fires are not permitted.
  • If visitors build a quinsy or igloo, it should be collapsed on departure as it may deteriorate and become unsafe for other users.
Updated: Jan 8, 2020