Located next to the Icefields Parkway in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this campground is a good option for campers wanting a more authentic camping experience. Sites are available for tents or small RVs. Spectacular scenery, hiking trails and opportunities to view wildlife are close by. Don't be put off by the name of the campground. The mosquitoes are no worse here than in any other part of the park.
Sites: All 32 campsites have picnic tables and fireboxes.Sites are suitable for tents and small RVs up to 8 meters (27 feet). A maximum of 6 people and 2 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 on a first come, first serve basis.
Services: The campground has 2 dry toilets, a picnic shelter, food lockers for walk-in campers, and solar treated potable water. There is a sani-dump at Lake Louise. There is no cell-phone coverage.
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: $17.60 per site per night with no fire and $26.40 per site per night with a fire. Wood is provided. Visitors must self-register and pay with cash and credit card only. The maximum stay is 14 days.
For more information about Banff National Park, please visit http://www.pc.gc.ca/fra/pn-np/ab/banff.aspx
Address: Located 27 km north of the Village of Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway (Hwy 93N). Banff National Park, AB
Hours: Check-out is at 1100.