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Jonas Creek Campground

  Rating:    Ratings 3 Star
Sites: RV & Tent 1st Come or Reserve: 1st Come

 

Location: Located on the Ice Fields Parkway near the Columbia Icefields 78kms south of Jasper. Jasper National Park.

Description: The campground is situated next to Jonas Creek containing 25 campsites. Amenities include, dry toilets, potable water, sheltered camp kitchen with a wood burning cook stove, fire pits, garbage bins and bear proof food storage lockers. Fire wood is available when purchasing a fire permit. Jonas Creek Campground may rank as the worst campground in Jasper National Park. It's not suited at all for RV's. It's very small and located right next to the highway. Tenters who want to avoid RV's may prefer this site however most of the campsites are not level and there is little to do or see here. Due to it's location on the Icefields Parkway Jonas Creek is logistically popular with those touring on a Bicycle. Night skies here rank # 1 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.

Near Here: Local campgrounds include Icefields Centre Parking Lot, Columbia Icefields Tents Only, Rampart Creek and Wilcox Creek. There are several hikes located in this area. Wilcox Pass, Parker Ridge, Hilda Ridge, Hilda Glacier, Boundary Lake, Nigel Pass, Weeping Wall, Mount Athabasca Alpine Climb, Mount Athabasca North Glacier, Castleguard Mountain Alpine Climb and the Saskatchewan Glacier. You are in bear country. Food and food related items must be stored properly.


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