Tunnel Mountain Campground in Banff National Park just might be my favorite quick camping getaway from Calgary. Just 75 minutes out of town, it's a perfect home place to explore Banff, and the hikes, trails, and excursions in the area. CLICK THE IMAGE TO READ THE POST.
Camping season in Alberta is on. 2014 Alberta Parks Campground Reservations are open, here's how to get your campground and tips to get the best spot.
Aspen Beach Provincial Park has one of the best beaches near Calgary. It is a huge campground next to the long beach with a sloping shoreline. The beach is perfect, but the campground is different. The weekend we went it was filled with partiers. That's fine, if you like to do that, but when I go camping with the kids I look for something more low key.
Lake Louise is a great jumping off point for exploring Yoho National Park, the Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, or just staying within walking distance.
Camping at the Waterton Townsite in Waterton Lakes National Park is a beautiful bucket list experience. But hold on to your hat, it can get a little windy in Waterton.
[twitter]A trip to Dinosaur Provincial Park is quickly becoming an annual Father's Day trip. It is a beautiful place for families to go camping as it features playgrounds, hiking trails, and dinosaurs.
If you want to reserve a campsite in Alberta, you need to plan ahead. Reservations for Alberta's Provincial Parks open 90 days early. Here's a look at some of the places I've camped with the kids, and how to get your account to reserve a spot ahead of time.