NEW ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM
We are happy to announce that all campgrounds owned and operated by Athabasca County can now be booked in advance by using our new Online Campground Reservation System.
This change was made to help all those wishing to plan their next camping trip the ability to plan ahead and reserve a site. Bookings open on March 1, 2021.
Please note: A non-refundable booking fee of $7 per reservation will be charged at the time of booking.
Alberta Health Guidelines
Additional public health measures are in place for all users of Forfar Recreation Park.
- All users will be required to follow social distancing guidelines for outdoor spaces.
- Additional cleaning measures will be undertaken by the County according to provincial health guidelines.
- Day use area
- Boat launch
- Cookhouse (wired for generators)
- Hiking trails
- ATV Compound
- Marked swimming area
- Fishing & Fish Cleaning Station
- 72 Un‐serviced campsites
- Well water
- Group area with cookhouse and wood stove
- Campground Manager On-Site from mid-May through September long weekend
Online Campsite Bookings
To ensure availability, all bookings must be made using the Online Camping Reservation System prior to arrival.
Overnight Camping Fee – $25 per night per unit (paid at time of booking)
Please Note: A $7 online booking fee is charged per booking. This fee is non-refundable when requesting a cancellation.
General Booking Information & Camping Fees
a. Cancellations will be allowed up to 3 working days before the date of camping. Campers will be required to call the County Admin Office to request a cancellation.
b. The fee for a second unit in a campsite will be $15/unit/night. All units must be within the campsite. Small tents used as parts of a single-family unit with no additional vehicles are exempt.
c. Check-in time: 4 pm; Check-out time: 2 pm
d. The maximum occupancy period is fourteen (14) consecutive days in each campground; campers must leave the campground for no less than seventy-two (72) hours in order to return.
e. A maximum of six (6) adults and their dependent children may occupy a campsite.
f. Each campsite is allowed two (2) vehicles. Each additional vehicle will be charged a $5 per day fee and shall park in designated public parking lots.
g. No accessory structures or site alterations are permitted on any campsite.
- Day use- $5 per vehicle
- Boat Launch – $5 per launch
- Wood- $8 per bundle
Forfar Park offers group camping for those wishing to host a family reunion or special occasion. The Group Sites fees includes up to thirteen (13) camping units.
- $200 per night
- Additional units (over 13) $10 each per night
- Group sites must be paid in full at the time of booking
Seasonal Camping sites are available by application beginning January 4, 2021. For more information about applying for a site, and which ones are available, click on the link below.