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The Best Camping in Turner Valley

Looking for the best camping in Turner Valley? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Turner Valley. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Turner Valley

  • Turner Valley, Alberta

    Hike Junction Creek to Junction Falls

    4.0
    9.2 mi
    Junction creek is a tributary that flows into the larger Sheep River near Eden, Alberta with many cool and uncrowded waterfalls.  Once you start at the trailhead there is a river crossing of the Sheep River. This can deter a lot of people as the water can be fast and quite cold. When we went it w...
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  • Longview, Alberta

    Backpack to Pickle Jar Lakes

    4.0
    5 mi / 1328.7 ft gain
    Park in the Lantern Creek Recreation Area across the street from the trailhead. Highway #40 is closed at the Upper Lakes and Highwood House Junction from Dec 1st to June 14th for wildlife preservation, so you will have to plan your trip here accordingly. Once you cross the street you will see the...
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  • Longview, Alberta

    Carnarvon Lake Trail

    12.9 mi / 2221 ft gain
    I first heard about Carnarvon Lake (mistakenly called Carnivore Lake) in 2015 at my sister's wedding in Rhode Island - which is actually the last place I figured I'd get a recommendation. I spent a good amount of time trying to find any mention of Carnivore Lake on the internet, and asked anyone ...
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  • Kananaskis, Alberta

    Ribbon Falls

    3.8
    12.4 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
    Ribbon Creek trail is accessible via Highway 40 at the turn off for Nakiska Mountain Resort. From there take a left at Centennial Drive and then a right onto Ribbon Creek Road. The hike begins at the far end of the Ribbon Creek Trailhead parking lot. There is an old coal mining cart at the start...
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  • Kananaskis, Alberta

    Backpack the Fortress Cirque

    5.0
    12.19 mi / 3507 ft gain
    No better way to watch the stars with friends than huddled up in your sleeping bag on top of a 3000m summit. This describes the bivy at The Fortress. Starting at the Chester Lake Trailhead, take the unmarked trail on the right side of the parking lot. These winter cross-country ski trails take y...
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  • Kananaskis, Alberta

    Backpack the Kananaskis Backcountry

    This moderate graded backcountry hike or ski in the winter can take 5-8 hours (one way). Most people hike or ski in from the Mt. Shark parking lot in Kananaskis Country, a 30 min. drive from Canmore, Alberta. From Mt. Shark Parking Lot (off the Smith-Dorrien Road), take the Watridge Lake Trail to...
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