Athabasca County Campgrounds

All campgrounds owned and operated by Athabasca County can be booked in advance by using our Online Campground Reservation System.

Bookings open on the first working day of March each year at the start of regular business hours (8:00 am MST).

Please note:  A non-refundable booking fee of $7 per reservation will be charged at the time of booking.

Baptiste Lake Campground

Baptiste Lake Campground has 8 tent pads along the southwest bank. Every site has a great lake view and includes a picnic table and fire pit. Other amenities available are a playground, a large grassy day-use area, non-potable water well and a cookhouse shelter.

Forfar Recreation Park

Forfar Recreation Park is situated on the southeast bank of Long Lake, a great spot for waterskiing, fishing, and enjoying a day at the beach. There are 73 un-serviced campsites, a group camping area, and a cookhouse wired for generators. An ATV storage compound, boat launch, RV dump, fish cleaning station, and non-potable well water are some amenities you’ll find here.

Ghost Lake Campground

Ghost Lake Campground has 4 unserviced sites. Available services include a boat launch for small boats, a pier,  and a fish cleaning station.

Hope Lake Campground


Enjoy one of 53 unserviced campsites at beautiful Hope Lake. The campground includes an RV dump, ATV compound, non-potable water well, cookhouse wired for generators, boat launch, group area, and marked swimming area next to the sandy beach. Try your luck with the fish or enjoy a peaceful canoe ride.


Island Lake Campground

Island Lake Campground is a perfect group camping location, with 12 unserviced sites available. Other amenities include a boat launch for small boats, a dock, a pier, a birdwatching station, a fish cleaning station,  and non-potable well water.

Jackfish Lake Campground

Jackfish Lake campground features 35 unserviced sites, group camping, non-potable well water, a sandy beach, a playground, piers, a boat launch and a cookhouse wired for generators.

Long Lake Campground

Long Lake Campground offers 3 unserviced campsites and includes a  boat launch for small boats, hiking, and fishing.

Narrow Lake Campground

Narrow Lake Campground has 8 unserviced sites and includes a day-use area, boat launch, pier, and fishing.

North Buck Lake Narrows

North Buck Lake Narrows features a day-use area, a boat launch area for small boats, a bird-watching station and 6 un-serviced campsites.

Provincial and Private Campgrounds

 Call Vendors for Details

The Athabasca region offers a great selection of Provincial and privately owned campgrounds. From backcountry adventures to a slot for your luxury RV, you’ll find your favourite way to experience the Boreal outdoors!

Athabasca Lions Campground

Wanting to enjoy a weekend in Athabasca?  Stopping over for a night on the way to that special destination?   Nightly bookings are now available at the Lions Club Campground, the new overflow for Blueberry Hill RV Park and Storage.

10 large sites with 30 amp power are available by reservation on a nightly basis.  Each site has a picnic table and fire pit.    Kids will have a blast playing baseball, running on all the green space or digging for treasures in the oversized sandpit.  Non-potable water is available.  Port-a-potty and dumpster on site.

Reservations Required.

Blueberry Hill RV Park

This privately owned RV park boasts a total of 50 campsites. Of them, 45 are full-service sites which include 30 amp, power, water, and sewer. 5 basic sites are also available – 2 with power and 3 with no services.

All sites include a fire pit and picnic table amidst mature trees. A laundromat is on-site and Wi-Fi is available in the common area.

Located right next to the beautiful Athabasca Golf & Country Club and the Fox Den Restaurant, just 2 km north of Athabasca.

Boyle RV Park

 (780) 689-3643

Call for details.

The self-registering campground site in Boyle has 27 stalls, each with a fire pit, picnic table and 30 amp power. The dump station is located off-site, but still within the Village limits.

Sites are available year-round. Please contact the Village of Boyle administration office for more information.

Chump Lake Campsite

 First Come, First Served


Chump Lake Campsite is located on Big Johnson Lake, better known locally as Chump Lake. A number of unserviced, self-registering campsites are available for your stay with access to a beach and boat launch.

North Buck Lake Provincial Campground

 1 (877) 537-2757

This scenic sandhills lake provides opportunities for fishing, boating and water-skiing; abundant bird life can be seen on the lake and nesting near sandy shores.

The campground has 95 unserviced and 30 powered campsites (maximum RV length is 39′).


Poacher's Landing Provincial Recreation Area

 (780) 623-5235

Poacher’s Landing is a self-registration campground located along the Athabasca River and includes six unserviced sites, a boat launch, a horse corral, and trails.

Adjacent to the La Biche River Wildland Provincial Park, there is a lot of wilderness to explore.

River Meadows RV Park

The Athabasca River flows right past this scenic, privately owned RV park conveniently located only 10 minutes from the town of Athabasca.

The park offers large, secluded, private sites that are situated on over 60 acres of Boreal landscape, that allow people to get away from everything, but not be far from town.

This spot has a lot to offer; you can swim by the island when the river height is low, conveniently park your riverboat right out from the day-use area, fish, canoe, kayak, and even paddleboard.

River Meadows is 8 km down the river from the town. There are many trails to walk, run, hike, or pedal bike. If you’d rather take in a round of golf, it is only a short 5-minute drive to the Athabasca Golf and Country Club!

Riverside Recreation Park

 First Come, First Served

This park is a volunteer-based, pack-in/pack-out facility – first come, first served. A great location for group camping, enjoy one of three available shelters, a boat launch, quad trails, and walking trails.

Use Riverside Campground as a base for golfing, fishing, and adventure! A new playground provides some fun for kids, while you unwind in nature.

The campground is run by the Richmond Park Hall Association, and mail-in donations for your use of the campground are appreciated.

To access the campground, cross the river in the Town of Athabasca on Highway 813, then turn right on Twp Rd 684. Turn right on Range Road 214 and continue until you reach the campground.

Shoreline Camping & Fishing Resort

Located east of Boyle on Skeleton Lake, Shoreline Camping & Fishing Resort boasts 160 serviced sites, 7 motel rooms, a volleyball and badminton court, and a heated swimming pool. A covered patio for group use, games room, restaurant and store ensure your stay is comfortable and convenient.

Reservations recommended.


South Baptiste Cabins RV Camping & Storage

 (780) 689-7286 Bookings | (780) 675-7777 General Information

This privately owned campground offers 92 sites with full hookups, Water, Sewer & 15/30 amp. and 50 amp available

Picnic and fire pit available at each site

Right behind the property is the Trans Canada trail with miles & miles of quadding trails, with lots of wildlife to be seen.

It is equipped with a facility that has two bathrooms,  hot showers & a coin-operated washer & dryer.