north of Jasper on highway #16. Jasper National Park.
Description: Snaring River campground
contains 66 campsites. 56
include a wood framed
gravel tent pad with room for both an RV and tent.
The remaining 10 campsites are walk in tents only. Several sites are located
along the bank of the Snaring River and offer beautiful views of the valley.
Amenities include potable water,
toilets, communal camp kitchens,
fire pits and picnic tables. Fire wood is available for
use in the camp kitchens and camp
sites when purchasing a permit. The terrain
here is relatively flat and well suited for Mountain Biking. Access to the
Celestine Lake 27km trail is located here. The surrounding Montane Grasslands support
strong populations of Elk, Mule Deer,
Black Bears and Coyotes.
Snaring River makes for a perfect base camp if you want to spend a few days
exploring the local area. Patricia Lake, Pyramid Lake, Lac Beauvert, Maligne
Lake, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell, Lake Edith, Lake
Annette, Hanging Valley, Jasper Park Lodge and Miette Hot Springs are all close
to here. Night
skies rank #3- 4 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