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Cattle Ranch in the Foothills

6 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents320 acres 路 AB
We are a working cattle ranch about 10 minutes drive off of HiWay #1. You鈥檙e surrounded by wildlife and outdoor activities just as you step out of the door. We offer lots of privacy. During most of your stay, you will think there鈥檚 no one on the ranch but you! We鈥檙e close to a golf course, about 40 minutes to Canmore, one hour to Banff, and 40 minutes to Downtown Calgary. Perfect for day trips for activities other than camping. Our cows are tame, but not house pets, especially when they have their calves near by! They鈥檒l be curious, but then go back to munching on grass.
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Back 40 Outdoor Events

3 sites 路 Lodging600 acres 路 Invermere, BC
Peaceful glamping in the Canadian Rockies, close to Radium Hot Springs & Kootenay National Park.Located on 600+ private acres with incredible views of the mountains and river valley. Wildlife, trails, starry skies - what's not to love.*This is a shared site with 3 glamping tents*
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Sundance By Basecamp

4 sites 路 Lodging5 acres 路 Canmore, AB
Sundance By Basecamp offers a glamping experience in trapper鈥檚 tents and tipis in the heart of Kananaskis Country overlooking the Kananaskis river. A true wilderness getaway for families, friends, and couples, surrounded by Canada鈥檚 Rocky Mountains and endless opportunities for outdoor adventures.
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CA$229
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Quinn Creek Campground

4 sites 路 RVs, Tents20 acres 路 BC
Welcome to the Columbia Valley! Located between the Rocky Mountains and the Purcell Mountain Range in BC's East Kootenays. Nestled between 4 National Parks, and centrally located between Golden and Radium Hot Springs, is where you will find Quinn Creek RV Campground. Known for its breath-taking scenery, this area is perfect for a variety of outdoor activities including golfing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and much more. Enjoy the full Quinn Creek experience without the hassle of towing or setting up an RV. Simply rent the Qu RV! You will have access to your own fire pit and picnic table. The Columbia Wetlands are just a short walk away with lots of hiking and biking opportunities in the area. You are located next to the shower house and laundry. We look forward to hosting you!
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CA$30
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Flyway Farm & Forest

6 sites 路 Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres 路 Spillimacheen, BC
Welcome to Flyway Farm & Forest! We are only 1hr-30 minutes away from Banff National Park. Five acres of farm, forests, and gardens in the 'Heart of the Pacific Flyway'. Whether your goal is to connect with the Earth or with people, the Flyway Farm and Forest is the place for you. Located in tiny Spillimacheen BC, this hidden gem will enhance any experience. Nestled in the valley, Spillimacheen has a lot to offer, including beautiful views, swimming holes, and easy access to endless day hikes. We have 4 listings to choose from: Flyway Farm: '79 Vintage Komfort: an onsite trailer Flyway Forest: Secluded Camp East: a tent site Flyway Forest: RV/Camper Site South: an RV site Feel free to message us prior to booking if you have any questions!
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Rough Diamond Ranch

5 sites 路 RVs, Tents80 acres 路 Calgary, AB
Quiet, majestic back to nature spot! This is a place to get away from a busy life. With close proximity to Winchell Lake, this land is ideal for fishing, hiking or simply enjoying the breathtaking scenery. We have 4 campsites available for tent or RV/trailer campers. If you're bringing an RV, we have two power outlets and water available. You will be parking on a field and the site requires levelling. Electricity and firewood are both available for purchase (see extras below). Please add this to your reservation at the time of booking. Campfires are permitted, pets are welcome. Potable water, picnic table, and outhouse are all available. We have cows, goats horses and dogs on the property that generally love people. :) Lots of treed areas for private camping, horseback riding hiking and walking! Bird watching is big around here as we are on a bird migratory path. We are just above Winchell Lake and less than 10 km from Water Valley Golf Course and Saloon.
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CA$35
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Secluded River Front Property

6 sites 路 RVs, Tents100 acres 路 East Kootenay G, BC
Learn more about this land:Our campsite is located along the beautiful Spillimacheen River which originates just east of Glacier National Park.This property is secluded and surrounded by crown land. It鈥檚 the perfect property to disconnect and reconnect, with limited cell service this allows you to turn off and just enjoy being outside in nature.Campers can choose where to park along a large cleared area. There are designated campfire locations and an outhouse. From the property, you can Kayak down the river, please Google and research before launching as there are a lot of writes ups and kayaking websites that feature the Spillimacheen River.Nature trails for hiking and walking right off the property. There is a well renowned natural rock wall for climbers 3km down the road, there are also a lot of websites that feature these rock walls.Within a half an hour drive you have two easy hikes in waterfalls (the Lower Bugaboo Falls and the Brisco Falls).Spillimacheen has a cafe and also a local market store that is full of delicious treats, beer and wine. The wetlands offer endless bird watching and beautiful mountain views.
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CA$35
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Rustic Riverside Camping

5 sites 路 Lodging50 acres 路 Bragg Creek, AB
Camp riverside at the gateway to Kananaskis! Onespot Crossing Campground is a family owned Indigenous campground that hosts powows and other cultural events on site. Revenue from your booking will go towards supporting Indigenous programming at the campground.Please be mindful that the roads at this campground are bumpy dirt roads.
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Bragg Creek Glamping

2 sites 路 Lodging2 acres 路 Calgary, AB
Located on 2,5 acres of forest in Wintergreen Bragg Creek, the land offers access to nearby trails at West Bragg Creek day-use area, golf, horseback riding, Elbow Falls, Forget-me-Not pond, and 11 awesome places to dine in Bragg Creek. We have 2 amenities: Shanti Yurt and Rustic Cozy Cabin with hot tubs.
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CA$140
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The best camping near Banff Park Museum National Historic Site guide

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Get face-to-face with Rocky Mountain wildlife, from vintage stuffed bears and bighorn sheep to birds and bees, inside western Canada鈥檚 oldest natural history museum. Located on Banff Avenue in the heart of the town of Banff, the Banff Park Museum 鈥 a.k.a. the 鈥淯niversity of the Hills鈥 鈥 houses more than 5,000 historic botanical and zoological specimens. Explore the Victorian-era collection, while admiring the stately 1903 museum, a log masterpiece and the oldest surviving federal building in any Canadian national park.

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  • Delve into the Canadian wilderness by camping near Johnston Canyon. Its roaring waterfalls and lush forest trails create a captivating backdrop for your Johnston Canyon camping adventure.
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