First Come or Reserve
Location: East side of the Bow Valley Parkway across from the Castle Mountain Junction 34kms north of Banff and 28kms south of Lake Louise. Banff National Park.
Description: This campground is better suited for tents and small RV’s, maximum RV length allowed here is 7.3 meters (24 feet). Total number of campsites is 43. All are located within a grassy wooded area with a creek running through the center.
Amenities include one men’s and women’s washroom with hot and cold running water but no showers. Fire pits are located at each campsite, fire wood is available with the purchase of a fire permit. There is also a communal camp kitchen shelter containing a wood burning cook stove.
Nearby Castle Junction has a small store, gas bar and restaurant. Castle Mountain campground spots are available on a first come first serve basis only. National Park campgrounds tend to fill quickly and are usually full for the night by early afternoon. Night skies here rank #3-4 on the Bortle Scale. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.