RV Parks in Banff, BC

RV Parks in Banff, BC
Banff is a town and park located in the Canadian province of Alberta. Portions of the park enter into the province of British Columbia, with the lion's share still in Alberta. The region offers year-round outdoor recreation with telemark skiing, rock and ice climbing, mountain biking, hiking, backpacking, mountaineering and wildlife watching. There are a few options for RV camping, on both the British Columbia side and the Alberta side of Banff.

Quinn Creek Campground

From Quinn Campground, you can head to the Hot Springs in Radium, a 30-minute drive, take a canoe out onto the lake, rest in the group camping area, hike the trails surrounding the campground or try your luck fly-fishing for trout or Dolly Varden. Sites for RVs come with electric, water and sewer hookups. Cable TV connections are available. Showers and cookout grills are on site. Pets are welcome. This is bear country, so be sure to check with the manager on how to store your food properly and safely.

Quinn Creek Campground

4430 Highway 95

Parson, BC VOA 1L0



Canyon Camp RV Resort

Enjoy the Purcell Mountains out the back and the Rocky Mountains out the front, as the website for the Canyon Camp RV Resort reports. Canyon Camp RV Resort is located in Radium Hot Springs, across the Alberta and British Columbia provincial line. The campground offers the standard water, sewer, electric hookups at sites for RVs of most sizes. Pets are allowed, but care should be taken to keep them leashed. Be aware this is bear country and store your food according to posted bear safety rules for the campground and resort. The campground has its own blue stream flowing through the grounds. Hiking and climbing are found in either mountain range, 20 minutes from the campground.

Canyon Camp RV Resort

5012 Sinclair Creek Road

Radium Hot Springs, BC

Canada V0A 1M0



Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park is in British Columbia and abuts Banff National Park. The park offers several campgrounds, including those catering to RV campers. The Redstreak Campground is the only one with hookups, which include electric and sewer. Showers and vault toilets are available at Redstreak. All frontcountry campgrounds have vault toilets. Pets must be leashed at all times. Bears patrol this area and food must be stored according to posted rules. Check with rangers for current rules regarding fires.

Kootenay National Park

P.O. Box 220

Radium Hot Springs, BC V0A 1M0



Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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