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Thompson Creek Campground

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

 

Location: Just east of Banff National Park. South side of the #11 David Thompson highway 9kms east of Saskatchewan Crossing. Kootenay Plains Alberta.

Description: Thompson Creek campground is well suited for both tents and RV's offering 54 well treed campsites with picnic tables and fire pits. Fire wood is available for a fee. Amenities include water, dry toilets and sheltered camp kitchens with wood burning cook stoves. There is also a trail head that leads to scenic views of the Saskatchewan River valley located across the bridge in the second campground loop. This short hike is well worth the effort. Saskatchewan Crossing in nearby Jasper National Park has a restaurant, souvenir shop, gasoline and diesel fuel however prices are high. Thompson Creek campground has the same feel as the National Parks but less fees and people. 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 Two O'clock Creek, Dry Haven, Gold Eye and Crescent Falls Campground. Trailheads to Alexandra's Henry's Trail, Big Whirlpool, Glacier Lake, Kinglet Lake, Loudan Creek, 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.



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