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Two O'clock Creek Campground

  Rating:    Ratings 5 Star
Sites: RV & Tent 1st Come or Reserve: 1st Come

 

Location: 29kms east of Banff National Park on the #11 David Thompson highway. 210kms west of Rocky Mountain House. Kootenay Plains Alberta.

Description: Two O'clock Creek campground is well suited for both tents and RV's offering 20 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits. Fire wood is available for a fee. Most of the campsites are located on open grass with a few choice sites next to Two O'clock Creek. Bring a good insect repellent. No See Ums can be nasty in this area. Amenities include water, dry toilets, group camp kitchens with wood burning cook stoves. The adjoining group campground is nicely spaced and one of the nicest in Alberta. The North Saskatchewan river is located a short walk south of the highway. This area is very important to the local Stoney Indians. Native peoples along with Stoney Indians have resided here for centuries and consider most of this land sacred. One can see why they settled here, weather is warm and dry with little rain or snow. In fact it is classified as the driest location in the Canadian Rockies. The private land west of the campground is home to native Vision Quest and Sundance Ceremonial sites. Vision Quest sites have several strips of colored cloth tied to trees in a ceremonial fashion. If you unintentionally hike into one leave only the air you breath. 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 Thompson Creek, Dry Haven, Gold Eye and Crescent Falls Campground. Trailheads to Alexandra's Henry's Trail, Big Whirlpool, Glacier Lake, Kinglet Lake, Loudan Creek, Two O'clock Ridge, Icefalls Two O'clock Creek, Sunset Lookout, Owen Creek, Michelle Lakes, Tuff Puff, Coral Ridge, Vision Quest, Windy Point Ridge, Hoodoo Creek, Allstones Creek, Allstones Lake, Crescent Falls, Siffleur Falls, are all located near here. You are in bear country. Food and food related items must be stored properly.



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