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Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground ?

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Why choose a trail at Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground?

Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground is located in the heart of Alberta's Kananaskis Country, minutes from the towns of Canmore and Banff. The campground offers a variety of camping experiences, from tent camping to full-service RV sites with power and water hookups. There are also several group camping areas, perfect for large gatherings.

The campground is situated on the shores of Jarvis Bay, a beautiful mountain lake that offers excellent fishing, boating, and swimming. Hiking and biking trails can be found throughout the area, and there are plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing.

In addition to its natural attractions, Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground is also home to a variety of amenities, including a playground, horseshoe pits, a convenience store, and a laundromat. There is also a heated pool and hot tub on site, perfect for relaxing after a day of exploring the area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.0848861
52.3441819

What are the coordinates and address of Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground?

Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground
Alberta T0M 0H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground is located in Alberta, Canada. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 22 east from Edmonton. The Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground will be on the right side of the road.

Why visit Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground

The Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground is a great place to visit if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing camping experience. The campground is located on the shores of Jarvis Bay, which offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and forests. There are also a number of hiking trails located in the area, which allow visitors to explore the natural beauty of the region.

Is Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the individual family's needs and preferences. That said, Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground does offer a variety of amenities and activities that could appeal to families, including playgrounds, hiking trails, and fishing opportunities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground are fishing, hiking, and biking. There are also several provincial parks in the area that offer great hiking and biking trails.

-Hiking the trails in the area

-Fishing in the many lakes and rivers in the area

-Boating on Jarvis Bay

-Camping

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair Cafe - A hidden cafe located in a small town near Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground. They serve breakfast and lunch and have a wide variety of food options.

2. The Boathouse - A restaurant located on the water that offers fresh seafood dishes.

3. The Keg - A steakhouse chain that is known for their high quality food and service.

4. Boston Pizza - A pizza chain that offers a variety of pizza, pasta, and salad dishes.

5. Subway - A sandwich chain that offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, and soups.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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