Johnston Canyon Campground

Johnston Canyon Campground

This campground is a good option for campers wanting a more rustic and authentic camping experience. Its central location along the Bow Valley Parkway (Hwy 1A) provides access to a number of unique attractions including Johnston Canyon and the Ink Pots. Hiking, biking, scenic drives and wildlife viewing are close by.

Sites: All 132 campsites have picnic tables and firepits. Sites are suitable for tents and small RVs (up to 8 meters or 27 feet) in length. A maximum of 6 people and two vehicles are permitted on each site. All tents and vehicles must be set up or parked on the gravel area of the campsite. Camping is 100% Reservable. Call 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783) or go online at

Services: The campground has flush toilets, hot and cold running water, showers, picnic shelters, food lockers and a sani-dump. Gas and basic groceries are available at the Castle Mountain Chalets.

Regulations: There is an alcohol and fire ban in effect from 2300 - 0700 every day and a complete alcohol ban on long weekends. The maximum stay is 14 days. Check-out time is 1100.

Fees: $27.40 per site per night with no fire and $36.20 per site per night with fire. Wood is provided. Payment is with cash, traveller's cheques, debit, Mastercard, Visa, or American Express.

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Address: Bow Valley Parkway Banff, AB

Lat/Lng: 51.2425256 / -115.8405508


Hours: Check-out is at 1100.

Rates: From $27.40 per night.