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Old 05-06-2017, 05:51 PM   #1
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Banff area provincial CG's?

I realize that it is late in the game for reservations, but we plan to spend some time in the Banff, AB area beginning August 1st after we leave our CG in Whitefish, MT. Fairmont Hot Springs and Canyon RV parks are booked through mid-August. Anyone have any experience with provincial CG's such as Castle Mountain, Kicking Horse, Mosquito Creek, or Tunnel Mountain? I thought that I would try to get some intel before I called to check on availability. Thanks much.
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Stayed at Tunnel Mountain a few year ago, nothing fancy but but a perfectly good and roomy campground. One of the best trips we have taken.
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We did Tunnel Mountain last June (early June) for 3 nights. We stayed in the "Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court" Very nice sites...I think their mostly pull-thru's, all very level with great views. Looks like they were re-done recently, all 321 are full service sites.

Option 2 located right next door is Tunnel Mountain Village 2 has 188 electric sites. It was going to be closed all of last summer to modernize the campground, but construction was set to start July 1st of 2016, so I'm not sure if they finished.

Option 3 again right next door is the Tunnel Mountain Village 1 with 618 non-electric sites. If you do reserve here, the sites further back in the campground serve larger RV's better.

When I say "right next door" I mean you can't drive between all 3 campgrounds, but you can walk or bike thru all 3. There is a mountain bike trail that makes a loop around all 3.

If I recall, I made a reservation about 4 months before and about 2/3 were still available.

Remember their main tourist season for Banff is July 1st thru Sept. If I recall, biking thru the 3 campgrounds they were very full, but the non-electric campground they didn't have all the loops open yet because it was early June.
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I also stayed at Tunnel Mountain trailer court. Had to keep logging on daily to get a cancellation. If you find nothing, up the road at Lake Louise just south of town on the highway is an overflow dry camp area that you should be able to find a space with no advance reservations.
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the Canadian national parks are free this year so spots will be hard to find.
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