north of Jasper on highway #16. Jasper National Park.
Pocahontas Campground contains 140 campsites best suited for tents and smaller
RV's located within five separate
loops. Several of the sites back onto Mosquito Ceek. There are also 5 nice walk
in tent sites with food lockers located at the east end of the campground. Amenities include picnic tables, fire boxes,
firewood available with a fire
permit, flush toilets,
potable water, disability access, disability
campsites and interpretive programs.
There is a short walk to Punch Bowl Falls and the old
Pocahontas Mine that offers some
beautiful views of the surrounding
valley. Miette Hot Springs is a
short drive up the Fiddle Valley to
the east. This is the hottest hot
spring (54C) located
in the Canadian Rockies. There are
also several hiking trails nearby and
an abundance of local wildlife.
skies here rank #3 on the
See the official web site
link below for fees, opening and closing
Local campgrounds include
Wapiti. There are several hiking trails,
Miette Hot Springs,
Punch Bowl Falls,
located in this area.
food and food related items must be