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Protection Mountain Campground

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

 

Location: East side of the Bow Valley Parkway 48kms north of Banff and 17kms south of Lake Louise. Banff National Park.

Description: Quick access to the parkway when heading north can be found at the Castle Mountain Junction located on the Trans Canada Highway. This campground is better suited for tents and small RV's. Total number of campsites is 83, all located in a grassy wooded area. Amenities include flush toilets, piped cold water, sheltered communal kitchens with wood burning cook stoves. Fire pits are located in each campsite. Fire wood is available with the purchase of a fire permit. There is a small store, gas bar and restaurant located at the Castle Mountain junction 13kms south of the Campground. Nearby Lake Louise also offers gas, groceries, restaurants and world class hotels. Protection Mountain campground spots are available on a first come first serve basis only. National Park campgrounds tend to fill quickly and are usually full for the night by early afternoon. 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 Mosquito Creek, Lake Louise, Castle Mountain and Johnston Canyon. Trailheads to Consolation Lakes, Paradise Valley Plain of Six Glaciers, Larch Valley & Sentinel Pass, Lake Louise Tea House, Moraine Lake, Eiffel Lake, Wenkchemma Pass, Lake Annette, Lake Agnes, Mount FairviewMount Temple, Taylor Lake, Twin Lakes, Obrien Lake, Rockbound Lake, Boom Lake, Bourgeau Lake, Johnston Canyon are all located near here. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.


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