Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park


Backcountry Camping Fees

Backcountry Camping Fee: $10.00 per person / night (persons 16 years of age and older)
Backcountry Camping Fee: $5.00 per child / night (persons 6 - 15 years of age)


The largest and most popular camping area in the park is located on a bench above the west side of Lake Magog. This campground has 29 tent pads, a semi-enclosed cooking shelter, an open-air cooking area, several food storage lockers, 2 grey water pits, 3 water taps, and 5 outhouses. A fee of $10 per person per night is charged. This is a first-come-first-served campground, with overflow camping available if all tent sites are occupied.The main camping area is on a bench above the west side of Lake Magog. Open fires are prohibited.

Og Lake

There is a campground located at the north end of Og Lake, approximately 5 km from Lake Magog. This campground is equipped with 7 tent pads, an outhouse, and a central cooking area with food storage lockers and a grey water pit. A fee of $10 per person per night is charged. Water is available from Og Lake.

O’Brien Meadows

A group camping area that can accommodate up to 25 people is located at O'Brien Meadows. Campsite reservations [non government site] are required for this group site. Contact Assiniboine Lodge for more information.

Huts and Cabins

Naiset Cabin and Hind Hut Fees

Cabin Use Fee: $20.00 per person / night
Cabin Use Fee: $50.00 per family / night

Naiset Cabins

There are five alpine cabin shelters, known as the Naiset Huts, located on the south side of Magog Creek; these provide basic accommodation for up to 31 people. A large, fully enclosed log cooking shelter, the Wonder Lodge, serves as a central cooking and social area. It is equipped with propane stoves, lamps, and heat, and has a sink for washing. There is running water in the summer months, and in winter water is available in Magog Creek nearby.

The nightly fee is $20 per night per person, or $50 per family per night. Visitors can make reservations for the Naiset Huts and the Hind Hut through the Mount Assiniboine Lodge as listed below. Reservations are recommended and there is a $5.00 reservation fee for each of the first three nights. For campers who wish to stay at these huts on a first-come, first-served basis, we recommend you bring a tent in case the huts are full.

In the winter, reservations are required for the Naiset Huts.

Cabins should be left clean and tidy. Firewood is not available at the Naiset Huts. Visitors are required to bring compressed sawdust logs with them or they may purchase them from Mount Assiniboine Lodge when the Lodge is in operation.

Visitors are encouraged to respect the privacy of Assiniboine Lodge guests.

The lodge and guest cabins are finished in yellow stain while the Naiset Huts have a natural wood finish.

R.C Hind Hut

A climbing shelter known as the R.C. Hind Hut is located in the Assiniboine Bowl. The hut accommodates 12 and serves as a base camp for mountain climbers. The Hind Hut is $20.00 per person per night plus a $5.00 reservation fee.

Climbers must make a reservation for the Hind Hut through Assiniboine Lodge.

There are a number of campgrounds and rustic cabins located in the more outlying areas of Mount Assiniboine Park. Click here for the full listing of these cabins and campgrounds. [PDF 55KB]

Park visitors can obtain information about the Naiset Huts, the Hind Hut and helicopter reservations by contacting: Assiniboine Lodge, Box 8128, Canmore, Alberta, T1W 2T8, Phone: (403) 678-2883, Fax: (403) 678-4877 or E-mail: [non government site]