Parks Canada Plans Massive Fireguards

Parks Canada is planning a series of large-scale fireguards to act as containment lines to safeguard communities in the Bow Valley of Banff National Park (Alberta) in the event of out-of-control wildfires. As per a report, under the proposed plans, a huge area will be logged in to build a fireguard close to Protection Mountain […]

Alberta Parks to Increase Camping Reservation Change Fee Next Week

To prevent overbooking and last-minute changes, Alberta Parks (Canada) announced that its reservation change fee would increase from CA$5 to CA$10 on March 31. According to a press release, reservations made before March 31 will carry the old price. “We know that life happens and plans change, but it is important to do what we […]

In-Person Outdoor Shows Back in Calgary

Outdoor shows catering to campers and travelers are back to being held in person in Calgary (Alberta, Canada). Over the weekend, the Calgary Outdoor Adventure Show and the Alberta Bike Show took place at the BMO Centre where RVs, paddleboards, floating docks, solar-powered lights, e-bikes, and more were on display. Modern Campground Photo/ Brian Searl […]

Council Approves Connection of Didsbury Campground to Town’s Wastewater System

The town of Didsbury council (Alberta, Canada) has approved the proposal to allow Rosebud Valley Campground to be connected to the wastewater collection system with an estimated cost of CA$20,000. According to a report, the decision was made during the recent regularly scheduled council meeting. The municipally-owned campground, situated on the east side of the […]

Proposed RV Park, Nine Hole Golf Course Near Eckville Awaits Second Reading

Lacombe County Council (Alberta, Canada) unanimously approved the first reading of a proposed nine-hole golf course and RV park on the former site of the Last Hill Golf Course near Eckville on Thursday. As per a report, a public hearing is also scheduled for April 14. If it passes the second reading, the county council […]

New Cabins, Serviced Sites Await Medicine Hat Camping Season

There might still be snow around, but people are gearing up and making summer camping reservations at the Gas City Campground in Medicine Hat (Alberta, Canada). As per a report, a few changes are planned for this year’s camping season featuring two comfort cabins accessible for guests to rent. The city utilized stimulus funds provided […]

Westcove Campground Opens Cross Country Ski Trails

A celebration to mark the official opening of the cross-country ski trails at Westcove (Alberta, Canada), situated near Vincent Lake, was held Sunday. According to a report, representatives from the Lakeland Cross Country Ski Club and the County of St. Paul gathered to honor the collaboration that helped make the trails possible. The St. Paul-based […]

Wainwright Receives Outdoor Rec Funding Support

Wainwright (Alberta, Canada) is making more outdoor recreation opportunities available through grant funding from the federal government. As per a report, through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund, CA$374,790 will be used to fund the Trail Network Expansion and new Playground Project. The fund is administered in Alberta through Prairies Economic Development Canada. The expansion features […]

Eckville Project to Offer RV, Golf Services to Central Albertans

The Alberta Views RV and Golf Resort (Alberta, Canada) is preparing for the long-awaited opening of its facility this summer. As per a report, formerly known as Last Hill Golf Course until 2009, a rezoning proposal for a Recreation “P-R” District was submitted to Lacombe County to accommodate the Alberta Views RV and Golf Resort […]