The best camping near Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site adventure.

Discover the historic Yellowhead Pass amid rugged peaks and forests.  

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Fuzzy Buddy Ranch

25 sites · RVs, Tents160 acres · BC
Imagine crystal clear blue skies, snow-capped peaks, refreshing lakes and rivers, and a lush valley. Fuzzy Buddy Ranch is the perfect spot to camp! We have large area cleared for RVs, trailers, tents or camper van dispersed camping sites. The ranch has ten 30 amp power sites with lots of room to turn around and most you can drive right through without having to back up. Views of mountains in every direction with lots of wild birds in the area. We have horses, cows, sheep, chickens, dogs and cats at the ranch. The small working ranch is in the Rocky mountain trench with the Rocky Mountains to the east the Caribou range to the east and the Monashee Mountains to the south. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, climbing, fishing, paddling. The site is 20 minutes from Mount Robson Provincial Park (Berg Lake trailhead) and just over an hour to Jasper National Park. Valemount townsite is 15 minutes away and is home to a renowned mountain bike park, Three Ranges brewery and excellent restaurants such as the Cariboo Grill. We look forward to hosting you!
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CA$15
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Whiskeyfill Farm

4 sites · RVs40 acres · Valemount, BC
Whiskeyfill Farm is a small hobby farm located just outside of the village limits in Valemount BC. Surround yourself with 40 acres of trees, park like field trails and Mountain Views. Take a walk through the farm and enjoy the old buildings and uncle Tom’s Rustic cabin, a perfect photo location or morning coffee spot. Play with the goats or purchase farm fresh eggs for breakfast. At night you can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere or pop by the party barn for a covered area perfect for BBQing, dancing or yard games! check our schedule, as we do rent this out for events. Interested in reserving the Party Barn? send us a message! Take a drive or short bike ride to town to visit the local community and restaurants or brewery, or down the forest service road to check out the lake! Whiskeyfill farm is a rural farm experience like no other, and being close to town means you have all of the amenities and activities at your doorstep with the space and freedom to sit back and relax in nature.
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CA$45
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The Back 40 Ranch

3 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · BC
Scenic and Rustic off grid dude ranch. Quiet, surrounded by nature, with amazing mountain views. Come enjoy life on the ranch! Home to 24 horses, 2 donkeys, dogs, cats, turkeys, chickens, and ducks. We also offer horseback trail rides and multi day pack trips. There are many hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and white water rafting nearby.
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CA$30
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Silver Tip

6 sites · Lodging5 acres · Valemount, BC
I have a small 5 acre farm with a U pick raspberry patch. There are RV sites on 5 acres in the heart of the Rockies. There is a fish pond within walking distance located nearby. Valemount has a world class mountain bike park with trails for beginners to experts. Wildlife such as bears, moose and deer are readily seen near Silver Tip
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CA$250
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Rocky Mountain Escape Log Cabins

3 sites · Lodging68 acres · Rock Lake Provincial Park, AB
Welcome to Rocky Mountain Escape Log Cabins Rentals near Rock Lake Alberta !! We are available all year round. Rock Lake Provincial Park. 70km NW of the nearest town (Hinton). You will enjoy peace in quiet in this remote, private, and off-grid location. Our cabins are in a forested area surrounded by mountains. Set apart amongst the trees for privacy. Savour the sound of silence and smell the trees. Beautiful sunrises, sunsets, and stargazing at night! Rock Lake is only 7km from the camp where you can enjoy awe-inspiring views of Alberta's Northern Rockies while fishing, boating, mountain biking or hiking. There is no TV, wifi, or cell service. Each cabin has indoor plumbing, toilet, shower, hot and cold running water and a wood-burning stove. All cooking is done on the deck of the cabin using a griddle. Propane supplied. All firewood, kindling, bed linens, towels, pots/pans/cutlery included. Tap water is potable. Please note, a 4WD vehicle is recommended to access the site. Sub-Alpine area in front ranges of Alberta Rockies. We are located 1 hour and 30 minutes from Jasper National Park and 3 hours from Mount Robson National Park. We look forward to hosting you!
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The best camping near Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site guide

Overview

About

Today the Yellowhead Pass is a valley corridor containing a highway and railway beside crystal clear rivers, through dense forests under rugged peaks links Jasper town site and the provincial border of British Columbia. In the past the low elevation made for easy movement for Indigenous peoples, fur trappers, railways and explorers. The name Yellowhead is the nickname of a fair-haired Metis-Iroquois-freeman named Bostonais, active here in the early 1800s.

When to go

The best time to visit Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site is during the summer months, from June to August, when the weather is most favourable for exploring the outdoors. Winter can be harsh, with heavy snowfall limiting access to certain areas. However, for those who enjoy winter sports, the colder months offer a unique perspective on the site's natural beauty.

Know before you go

  • Always check the weather forecast before planning your visit to ensure safe travel conditions.
  • Be aware that wildlife is common in the area; know how to safely observe and interact with the local fauna.
  • While the site is always open, some facilities and services may have specific hours of operation.
  • Accessibility may vary across different parts of the historic site; plan accordingly if you have mobility concerns.

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