Westerner Campground is open year-round and located in the south end of Red Deer, next to Westerner Park. Although this is an RV-only campground you will find great amenities and is close to shopping, golf courses, restaurants and offers a direct link to Red Deer’s extensive bike and walking trails.
Discovery Wildlife Park is another wonderful place to camp just next to Innisfail and 25 minutes to Red Deer. Listen to the sound of the resident wildlife roar and howl while you are snug in your tent or camper. They also offer cabin rentals for those who do not have their own. You will want to remember your fishing rod as they have a fully stocked fishing pond onsite! Their campground bookings opened March 1 and the park opens in May.
Aspen Beach Provincial Park is centrally located on the south shores of Gull Lake and about a 30-minute drive from Red Deer and a 15-minute drive from Lacombe. Their Lakeview and Brewers Campgrounds are very popular in the summer and with no first-come-first-served sites available, those who wish to camp must reserve ahead of time. Their season runs from May 20 to September 6 and reservations begin March 4.
Also located on Gull Lake is Summerland Leisure Park, fully serviced and can accommodate the largest of RV’s. It is opened Mid-May to Mid-September and features an 18-hole championship miniature golf course, a challenge for both kids and adults to enjoy!
Jarvis Bay Provincial Campground is a family-friendly campground with playgrounds for the kids and an interconnected trail system for biking and hiking. It looks over Sylvan Lake however there is no access to the lake from the campground. It is close to the town of Sylvan Lake and is only a 10-minute drive to the main beach on Lakeshore Drive.
Crimson Lake Provincial Park is just 14 km west of Rocky Mountain House and offers year-round camping at both their Crimson Lake Campground and Twin Lakes. With activity available for every season, from hiking, horse back riding, boat launch and in the winter ice fishing, a maintained skating rink and groomed trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking, this is indeed an outdoor recreationist’s paradise.