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Location: Located on the Ice Fields Parkway 36kms south of Jasper. Next to the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park.
Description: Mount Kerkeslin Campground contains 42 campsites nicely situated in a mature Spruce and Fir forest. There are both walk in tent sites and RV sites however better suited towards tenters and very small RV’s. Amenities include picnic tables, public pay phone, potable water, dry toilets, sheltered camp kitchen with a wood burning cook stove, garbage bins, food storage and fire pits.
Views of Mount Fryatt to the south are beautiful. There is a nice Sandy area located on the bank of the Athabasca River that makes for a great place to set up your lawn chair however avoid this spot with younger children as the river runs fast and deep. Night skies here rank #1-2 on the Bortle Scale. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly