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Online camping reservations open February 10

Guaranteed camping experiences in Alberta start February 10 with online booking services provided by Alberta Parks at

In addition to making sure they have a spot to enjoy their experiences, online reservations allow campers to see the size and features of a particular site so they can pick a spot that serves their needs best and they know what to expect when they arrive. They can see a 360-degree panoramic view of the spot and the campground as well as an interactive map featuring nearby trails, firepit location, and proximity to washrooms.

Online group camping reservations for the entire season begin on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. For 2014, two additional group camping areas have been added online. This makes a total of 151 group camping areas across the province available for online reservations. The newly added group camping areas are at Blackstone Provincial Recreation Area and Calling Lake Provincial Park

Online reservations for individual campsites begin on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance of your scheduled arrival date. Online reservations for individual campsites at three additional campgrounds are available for 2014 at Carson Pegasus Campground, North Buck Lake Campground and Pierre Greys Lakes Campground. In total, there are now individual campsites available for online reservations at 66 campgrounds across the province.

New this year, you can also book comfort camping units (17 on total) for the entire season starting on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Try this convenient, luxurious alternative to traditional camping in Canvas wall tents at Dinosaur Provincial Park, Miquelon Provincial Park or Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Yurts at Pigeon Lake Provincial Park and The Nest, a timber-frame building in Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park.

Reservations can also be made by phoning 1-877-537-2757 (toll-free in North America). Contact Centre hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (closed Monday, February 17 for Family Day). Sites can be reserved up to 90 days in advance.

Camping experiences in the province can be explored at 

Alberta Parks