Snaring River Overflow Campground | Established Campground

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Last Visited: 10 months ago
GPS: 53.015060, -118.082020
Altitude: 1022.4 masl
Place Website:


Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: No
Showers: No
Water: Yes
Toilets: Pit Toilets
Big Rig Friendly: No
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sanitation Dump Station: Unknown

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If the major campgrounds of Jasper are full, the rangers will open up this area. There is plenty of space, so don't worry about coming late in the day... $15.70 per vehicle.


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Grand stationnement pour VR ou tente
Coin à l abri ( arbre)
Eau toilette
Pas très intime

everything was said already. If all CG are fully booked here you will find a place. Try to keep away from railway.
No phone reception.

As descripted ... Very simple, no showers ...

15,70$ you can pay cash or with card at the entrance. Spots have a picnic table. Not too bad for an overflow campground. Washrooms are clean. No showers.

Un peu à l’extérieur de Jasper mais parfait si vous avez un yo-yo. Ce stationnement-camping overflow est beaucoup plus beau que celui de Lac Louise. On vous assigne un emplacement avec table à pique-nique. Feu interdit. Entouré de montagnes. C’était parfait pour nous. Y avons passé 2 nuits pour prendre le temps de visiter Jasper et les environs.

You have to pay - there is a gate with Officers. Nice place with cool views and lots of space. Railway noise all the time:(

Clean pit toilets, lot of space, everyone got his own picnic table. Huge space!

Still $15.7, however, reading other reviews, it seems that the park significantly improved this place - there are designated camping spots with picnic tables, toilets, potable waters - it's basically a fully fledged campground.

Large windy Field, near highway, the only good point is the view.

Cant belive i paid for that

Not free. You pay 15.70 for previlage of parking in a big parking lot. Seriously disappointing such a famous park where so much tourism comes from all around the world to offer such crap.

We tried to go to the Overflow campground because the signs said the Snaring River Campground was full. When we got there it was closed, so we tried our luck in the Snaring River Campground and found an empty spot, even if the signs said it was full. Same price.

Everything already said ☺ on long weekends you may have a special challenge. The box for self registration is maybe absolutely full so that you are not able to pay
Nothing for railway haters ☺

Technically nothing else than a huge, open gravel parking lot with clean pit toilets. Still 15.70$ with self registration (no matter if tent or RV). Ok for a night if everything else is booked and you would like to stay within the National Park. The information says that lot will be closed every day at 11am, so you are requested to leave by then. Train & street noise all night. Pay showers available downtown Jasper.

Lovely overflow area and nice that something like this is available. Very pretty setting and road/train noise is a non factor. More organized than Lake Louis OF lot as this one had a proper attendant to take our $15.00 but disorganized parking. It’s nice to be able to pick the spot of your choice. Some like shade and trees some prefer more open local to enjoy the 360’ mountain views. There are even a few options along the river.

Very beautiful spot for an overflow campground. not too many people as it's a huge area. spot a grizzly on the road there...

Huge overflow parking, perfect to sleep for cheap (or free) closed to Jasper. Pit toilets, potable water and really nice view.

Very full and summer. But we stay one night. Next railway...

Wonderful views. A little noise from trains and road nearby but not much. No fires on the site. People arrive up to 1.00 am so you can turn up any time it seems. Pay at the entrance in an envelope into safe deposit so no need to book even if the park ranger at the park entrance says otherwise. This was our first official campground and found it quite nice. So would reccomend for over night but not more than two. Looks like you have to drive out to find the walks and hikes etc.

If the Snaring River Campground is full, the rangers will open up this area. There is plenty of space, so don't worry about coming late in the day... $15.70 per vehicle.