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Location: Located 13kms north of Jasper on highway #16. Jasper National Park.
Description: Snaring River campground contains 66 campsites. 56 include a wood framed gravel tent pad with room for both an RV and tent. The remaining 10 campsites are walk in tent sites only. Several river side sites are located along the bank of the Snaring River and offer beautiful views of the valley. Amenities include potable water, dry toilets, communal camp kitchens, fire pits and picnic tables. Fire wood is available for use in the camp kitchens and camp sites when purchasing a permit.
The terrain here is relatively flat and well suited for Mountain Biking. Access to the Celestine Lake 27km trail is located here. The surrounding Montane Grasslands support strong populations of Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bears and Coyotes. Snaring River makes for a perfect base camp if you want to spend a few days exploring the local area. Patricia Lake, Pyramid Lake, Lac Beauvert, Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell, Lake Edith, Lake Annette, Hanging Valley, Jasper Park Lodge and Miette Hot Springs are all close to here. Night skies here rank #1-2 on the Bortle Scale. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly