Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Writing-on-Stone Campground

Information: 403-647-2364

You'll find a camping experience like no other in Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, 32 km east of Milk River on Hwy. 501, 9 km south on Hwy 500, and 1 km south on an access road. Camp in the mystical Milk River Valley in the shade of the trees. Sites are suitable for tents and RVs, and there are unserviced and powered options. Explore the pictographs and hoodoos or join a guided walk. Relax on the sunny beach or swim and float in the river. Discover why people have loved and respected this site for thousands of years.


Season: Year-round
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 14 - $31 May 19 - Sep 4 FCFS
Power 47 15 / 30 $39 May 19 - Sep 4 FCFS
Winter Camping 61 - $23/31 No -

* Reservation can be made 90 in advance of arrival date.

The campground is located in the shaded Milk River valley, among cottonwood trees.

Power is available year-round.

The reservation season is from Friday of the May long weekend through Monday of the September long weekend for regular camping.  Some campsites remain reservable to the end of September.


Currently Booking to
December 26, 2023

Water services (including showers and flush toilets) usually commence on or just before the May long weekend and typically close for the season in late September.

Showers accept loonies and toonies only.  Note: there is no ATM on site nor cash-back services at the park.  We suggest campers stop at an ATM in Milk River or Foremost before heading to the park.

    Maps & Guides

    • Battle Scene Writing-on-Stone PP -- 1581 False
    • Campground Map Writing-on-Stone PP, Map, Campground, Hoodoo Trail, Visitor Centre Trail, Writing-on-Stone PP, Hoodoo Hut Campground Store, Trail Map -- 1581 False
    • Comfort Camping Info Sheet Writing-on-Stone PP, Comfort Camping, Campground -- 1581 False
    • Hoodoo Trail Guide Writing-on-Stone PP, Hoodoo Trail Guide, Trails, Hoodoo Trail Map, Matapiiksi (Hoodoo) Trail, Writing-on-Stone, PP, Hoodoo Hut Campground Store, Trail Guide -- 1581 False
    • Park Guide with Map Writing-on-Stone PP, Park Brochure & Map, Matapiiksi (Hoodoo) Trail, Writing-on-Stone PP, Hoodoo Hut Campground Store, Park Guide with Map -- 1581 False
    • Site Etiquette Writing-on-Stone PP -- 1581 False
    • Snakes Writing-on-Stone PP -- 1581 False
    • Regulations
    • Safe Boating Guide

Updated: Jun 30, 2023