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Wabasso Campground

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

 

Location: Located on the #93A scenic highway 17kms south of Jasper. Next to the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park.

Description: Wabasso Campground contains 228 campsites. Amenities include picnic tables, water stations, flush toilets, power, sheltered camp kitchens with wood burning cook stoves, playground, garbage containers, recycling bins, sani dump and fire pits. Fire wood is available when purchasing a fire permit. The campground consists of 4 loops and a tents only section. Several of the sites back onto the Athabasca River providing open views towards the valley however the campsites are all open to each other with little to no privacy. The forest here seems stressed with little to no new growth creating a desolate look. Mountain Pine Beetle has also taken it's toll by killing all the local pine trees. Beautiful Mount Edith Cavell is located close to here and offers several nice hikes. Wabasso campground makes a good base camp if you want to spend a few days exploring Jasper and the local area. Night skies here rank # 3-4 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.

Near Here: Local campgrounds include Honeymoon Lake, Snaring River, Pocahontas, Mount Kerkeslin, Wapiti and Whistlers. There are several hiking trails, Athabasca Falls, Opal Hills, Bald Hills, Miette Hot Springs, Mount Edith Cavell, Punch Bowl Falls, Sky Line, Sulphur Skyline, Whistlers Mountain, Maligne Canyon, and Horse Shoe Lake are all located in this area. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.



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