on the #93A scenic highway 17kms
south of Jasper. Next to the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park.
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
here and offers several nice hikes.
Wabasso campground makes a good base
camp if you want to spend a few days
and the local area. Night
skies here rank # 3-4 on the
See the official web site
link below for fees, opening and closing
Local campgrounds include
Whistlers. There are several hiking trails,
Miette Hot Springs,
Punch Bowl Falls,
located in this area.
food and food related items must be