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Salem, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We read the reviews and took a chance knowing in advance there were no amenities. For larger rigs we found the sites to be both tight and shallow. We also found the entire campground to be quite dusty with so many campers driving 20 mph thru the campground on dirt/light gravel roadways. For senior citizens like us driving a larger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Waterfowl Campground is a lovely 'self service' campgroud with a beautiful river running alongside. You can sit by the river (no bear watch!) enjoying a drink or take a short hike to one of the 2 lakes.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

We wound up here on an adventure in Aug 2015. We got the only site available and were very thankful for it. The upper and lower waterfowl lakes were amazing, but even better than that was the trail head. We hiked to the waterfall and cirque lake, a glacier feed lake at the foot of the glacier. It was amazing,... More 

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Nanaimo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We only spent one night at Waterfowl Lakes, but enjoyed out stay. We arrived around 5 and were glad to see there were sites still available. We were even able to get one along the river connecting the two lakes, perhaps because the picnic table was missing. After setting up our tent and speaking to some of the park workers... More 

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New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stayed one night on the way to Jasper. It was a nice campground. Clean bathrooms that had heaters, as it was freezing the night we stayed. It was a quiet campground, there was not much privacy at our campsite, but we arrived late at night and had to get what we could. I would stay again

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We knew we wanted to stop here to break our journey to Banff with our RV. As you cannot book we were nervous about whether we would get a space. We tried it anyway. We were not disappointed. We knew we would have no hookups but for one night this was fine. You pick your spot and then register and... More 

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Oakton, Virginia, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Tent camped here one night. Location of campground to the lake is nice and the lake and surrounding views are beautiful. Even though it's a camp ground, you do feel like you are in a natural area. We knew that the bath house only has sinks and toilets - no showers. However, when we arrived the bath house was closed... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2007

We spent an unexpected night at Waterfowl Lakes Campground, in the Banff National Park. Campground is located approx. 33 ksm from Lake Louise. Self registration is in effect. $20.83 per night. $7.50 fire permit. The camper trailer sites are very large - we have a 24' camper and there was tons of space. There are no hookups, but that doesn't... More 

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Open from late June through early September Basic features include: * Flush toilets, * Piped water, * Kitchen shelters with wood cook stoves, * Fire rings and firewood, * Food storage, * Recycling bins, and Sanitation station. Note: no showers here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waterfowl Lake Campground

Address: HWY-93, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A2, Canada
Location: Canada > Alberta > Canadian Rockies > Banff National Park > Banff
Number of rooms: 116
Also Known As:
Waterfowl Lake Campground Hotel Banff
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