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The Best Camping in Jasper

Looking for the best camping in Jasper? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Jasper. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Jasper

  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike the Saturday Night Loop

    4.0
    15.5 mi / 2678 ft gain
    The trail is split up into three types of terrain: one-third uphill, one-third rugged, and one-third downhill. Begin at Cabin Creek Rd parking lot and follow Trailhead #3.If you plan on mountain biking the trail, most people do it in a day. If you happen to want to take longer or are hiking it, t...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Camp at Whistler's Campground, Jasper NP

    Whistler's is home to 604 campsites. During the summer, the campground can get pretty crowded due to its size. The campground offers water, toilets, showers, electricity, camp kitchens and fire pits. Firewood can be purchased with a fire permit. From the campground, you can easily head into the t...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Camp at Wapiti Campground, Jasper NP

    Wapiti is the largest campground in the park with 644 campsites. The campgrounds are equipped with running water, showers, flush toilets, a camp kitchen and fire pits at each site. Firewood is available for purchase at the campground with a fire permit. Wapiti is more forested than the other camp...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Backpack the Tonquin Valley

    5.0
    43.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    The Tonquin Valley is well known for its strong grizzly bear population. If you plan on tackling this hike check bear warnings prior to leaving and always keep a can of bear spray easily accessible.It also is recommended that hikers wait till late summer or early autumn to complete this hike. Ear...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Wabasso Campground, Jasper NP

    Wabasso has 228 campsites and offers toilets, showers, a camp kitchen, and fire pits. You can purchase fire wood at the campground with a fire permit. Some of the sites are located next to the Athabasca River, so if you're lucky, you can snag one of those.  Keep in mind that all of the campsites...
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  • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

    Backpack the Watchtower Basin

    8.1 mi / 3231.6 ft gain
    The beginning of the trailhead descends down to the Maligne river where hikers have to rock hop due to the bridge being washed away in 2012. Soon after the river the elevation steadily climbs through dense forest. After about 20 minutes the forest opens into the charred aftermath of the Excelsior...
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  • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

    Snowshoe to Jaques Lake Campground

    16.2 mi / 147.6 ft gain
    The Jacques Lake trail is one of the best winter trails in Jasper National Park and allows for various activities including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and camping. The trip to Jacques lake is 13km one-way through a narrow mountain valley and can be quite a strenuous, but rewarding hike in...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike to Geraldine Lakes

    7.7 mi / 1340 ft gain
    Geraldine Lakes is one of the more physically demanding half-day/day trails in Jasper National Park. However, this hike rewards you with everything that makes the Canadian Rockies wonderful, with views of pristine lakes, cascading waterfalls, and mountain vistas.The first 1.8km to Lower Geraldine...
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  • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

    Camp at Maligne Lake

    4.0
    Maligne Lake is one of those crystal clear unforgettable places Canada has to offer. It is the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rockies. Located in Jasper National Park, Maligne lake offers great fishing, kayaking, canoeing and boat tours.Spend the day around Maligne Lodge or camp at one of t...
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  • Fraser-Fort George H, British Columbia

    Backpack to Robson Pass

    5.0
    18 mi / 3600 ft gain
    This trail is one of the most popular in all of Canada, and so reservations must be made to stay at campgrounds quite a way in advance. Find more information here http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcpar...Make sure to check out this map for trail and campsite information, an elevation profile, and good la...
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  • Fraser-Fort George H, British Columbia

    Hike to Snowbird Pass, Mount Robson Provincial Park

    14 mi / 2300 ft gain
    This epic day hike to Reef Icefield can be done if you are staying at the Berg Lake Campground. Berg Lake is accessible from the Berg Lake Trailhead just off of Canada Highway 16. Permits to stay at Berg Lake can be purchased at the Visitor Centre near the trailhead.Snowbird Pass is located 7 mil...
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  • Fraser-Fort George H, British Columbia

    Backpack to Berg Lake

    4.7
    24 mi / 2591.9 ft gain
    Mount Robson Provincial Park is vast and surrounded by the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km². If you want to experience the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies you've gotta check out Mount Robson. From the parking lot to Berg Lake is 21 km, with 790m of elevation gain. You will firs...
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  • Fraser-Fort George H, British Columbia

    Backpack the Berg Lake Trail

    5.0
    26.1 mi / 2500 ft gain
    This hike starts at Mount Robson visitor centre and has 8 campsites along the hike. Be sure to stop by the visitor center for up-to-date details. We stayed at campsites located at Kinney Lake 7km in, then whitehorn 11 km in, and then Berg lake 21km in. Kinney lake is a light blue coloured lake, n...
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