Top 5 campgrounds and RV resorts near Calgary

RVing in the Calgary area? Check out our list of must-see campgrounds and RV resorts

by Danielle Brost
Calaway Park Campground with RVs parked under shady trees
— Photo courtesy of the Calaway RV Park and Campground

Calgary has a great deal to offer any traveller, with its vibrant arts and cultural sites, entertainment and dining options. Once outside city limits, you will find yourself immersed in natural attractions, outdoor recreation, and family activities. 

So where should you park your RV? Luckily the Calgary area has a fantastic selection of RV resorts and campgrounds that you and your family are sure to love. From tranquil retreats nestled in the woods, to amenity-rich parks conveniently located near urban centres, Calgary's RV accommodations cater to every preference.

- Photo courtesy of the Calaway RV Park and Campground 

1. Calaway RV Park and Campground

At the Calaway RV Park and Campground, you’ll be right next door to the world-famous Calaway Park, offering a world of entertainment for all ages. This ranks high on our list, particularly due to the family-friendly nature of this park, and its central location. The campground is also known for its tidiness and the warm hospitality of its staff.

Learn more about the Calaway RV Park and Campground.

- Photo courtesy of Mountainview Camping

2. Mountainview Camping

Mountainview Camping, located three kilometres east of Calgary, offers sites that have water and power hook-ups (from 15-amp to 50-amp), as well as pull-through sites for easy manoeuvring of larger units. The campground offers a daily shuttle service into the city during the Calgary Stampede. All your supplies, including wood, propane and other necessities, can be purchased at the on-site store. 

- Photo courtesy of Bow Rivers Edge Campground

3. Bow Rivers Edge Campground

Located in nearby Cochrane, Bow Rivers Edge Campground offers a little piece of paradise in the form of 144 campsites along the Bow River. The immaculate facility has Wi-Fi, paved roads, full hook-ups, hiking trails and excellent fishing opportunities. There is also a kids splash park and playground, and an off-leash dog park for your four-legged family members. 

- Photo courtesy of Riverbend Campground

4. Riverbend Campground

Located in nearby Okotoks, the Riverbend Campground boasts year-round availability (monthly stays only from November 1st to March 31st). Here you will find modern, clean facilities, hot showers, and other convenient amenities—not to mention the activities for kids, which include playgrounds, minigolf, paddle boats and more. You can even buy your wood and propane right on-site.

- Photo courtesy of Nature's Hideaway Family Campground

5. Nature's Hideaway Family Campground

If you crave peaceful time in the outdoors, Nature’s Hideaway Family Campground might be just the ticket. This campground provides wilderness serenity within a 20-minute drive of Calgary. Relax amidst 100-year-old poplar trees along the Highwood River, go floating or swimming and find out what makes this spot a favourite for families year after year.

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