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Two Jack Lakeside Camgpround

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Lake Minnewanka Loop Road | 12 km from the Banff town site, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Two Jack Lakeside Camgpround
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely not crowded lake. Highly recommend. Better lake and less crowded than Minnewonka and right next door. Take the short (5 min) drive to this lake and sit and soak in the peace and quiet. We thought this was a lovely, in town lake

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Otentik is one of the best ideas that Parks Canada have come up with. What a fantastic way to enjoy camping without having to worry about setting up tent or inflate your mattresses. The Two Jack Lakeside one was fabulous. Yeah, yeah I get it, It's not really tenting and close to glamping. My sister and her husband visited from... More 

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canada
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to stay in the Otentik this time around as we didn't want to cart all of our gear out west this trip. The Otentik is a canvas tent sent on a wooden platform with a porch and chairs. Inside there are bunkbeds and plenty of sleeping room. There is also a table and chairs inside and a heater.... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in site 28 which was right next to the water. Definitely recommend this site - it is really amazing to be able to watch sunrise/sunset over a beautiful mountain right from your camping site. The bathroom facilities are very nice and air conditioned plus they have free hot showers. Lots of free firewood and also there was a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two Jack Lakeside was a wonderful campground. The sites right on the lake are the ones to get (we were in #24, which was gorgeous and had its own path right down to the water). The bathroom was clean and, I was surprised to see, had free, incredibly hot, showers. The only major downside was that for each cluster of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most private and beautiful campsites I have stayed at and it was great to be right on the water. I recommend sites 42 and 44 because they are right on the lake and a short distance to the restrooms. We also loved all the free firewood!! Highly recommend.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We camped here last July as it was recommended to us for the lake to go fishing. Fishing aspect was good but it is not a lake for swimming just a view really. The sites here a wide open, not much tree cover and are close together. I would recommend only tents or small rv's under 24 feet. I enjoy... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed in an Otentik for one night in June. These sites are almost completely booked for the whole summer, so you basically have to book them the first day the reservation system opens in the spring. When I was booking, I couldn't figure out which sites were good or not. Now that I have seen them, I would recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This campground is a great addition to the online reservation system. You just have to plan way ahead to get a space. Perhaps this fact makes it a quieter campground full of organized people. It seemed a bit eerie to have such a peaceful time without thick tree cover to separate the sites. It's a much smaller campground, compared to... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We drove through here in spring on a cold blustery day. We stopped by the lake and enjoyed the great views and saw both the campground and overflow which our guide told us is booked out daily in summer by 11am as no bookings are taken and people line up at 5am to secure a camping spot. This is a... More 

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