Parks & Recreation

Prairie Oasis Park

Parks & Recreation - Sun

 Prairie Oasis Park is now closed for the 2019 camping season. The season runs from May 1 to October 15.   For more information call 1-403-854-5600.

Location: 30 km south east of Hanna on Highway 36

For more information about current campground status, or to speak with a member of our Parks department, please call the Parks Information line at (403) 779-2155.

Brochure and Map for Prairie Oasis Park

The Reservation System for 2020 reservations will become available in Spring, 2020. More information about the 2020 system launch date will be released closer to the 2020 camping season. 

The reservation system is NOT able to be accessed prior to this time, instead a log-in screen will appear which you will not be able to move past.

Please do not use bookmarks (or saved pages) when trying to make a reservation, instead go directly to to make a reservation. The use of bookmarks or saved pages may nullify your reservation. Camp Alberta Call Centre: 1-855-283-7838.  The Call Centre CANNOT make reservations, the Call Centre will assist you with changes and cancellations to your reservation.


How to Book Reservations

Please note reservations can ONLY be made online.
The reservation system is in place for 31 sites only (sites 1-10, 25-29, 42-50, 80-85 & Camp Kitchen), the remainder of the sites are all first come, first serve.

How to Cancel my Reservation

Cancellations before check-in: Cancellations can be done online or by telephone. You will be charged a fee of $8.00 plus GST to cancel. The original $12.00 plus GST reservation fee is non-refundable. A reservation can be cancelled before you check-in to the campground, subject to the following:

Please refer to the individual campground pages for their cancellation policies. Otherwise, the standard cancellation policies apply.

If you cancel your reservation prior to 02:00 p.m. on your day of arrival, you will get a full refund for all the camping fees you paid when you made your reservation. The original $12.00 plus GST reservation service fee will be retained, and in addition, you will be charged a cancellation fee of $8.00 plus GST for this transaction.

Cancellations made after 02:00 p.m. on your scheduled day of arrival and before 02:00 p.m. on the following day will result in you losing the fees paid for one night of camping. You will be refunded the fees paid for the rest of your stay. The original $12.00 plus GST reservation service fee would be retained, and in addition, you will be charged a cancellation fee of $8.00 plus GST for this transaction.


Regular Campsites

– No Refunds
– Recreation camping only (14 day maximum)
– Beach/swimming area
– Power/Water sites – $30.00/unit/night
– Tenting Loop only sites – $25.00/unit/night
– Potable water available at various locations throughout the Park
– Trailer sewage dump station
– Pay phone in the marina area
– Contractor operated Concession (open 7 days a week in July & August)
– Spring Store Hours: Friday-Sunday 11AM-9PM
– Summer Store Hours: 7 days a week 11AM-9PM
– Grill/Food Service Hours: 11:30AM-8:30PM
– Coin operated showers/laundry
– Playground
– 4 horseshoe pits near large group site
– Firewood for sale on weekends for May & June and available 7 days/week for July & August
– Free wifi available through the campground

Group Camping

– Small group sites (2 Units) – $30.00/unit/night ($60.00 minimum site fee)
– Overflow sites with power & water – $30.00/unit/night

Large Group Site (Camp Kitchen)

– Can accomodate 10 or more units (has 5 double power pedestals)
– Flat rate – $300/night
– Kitchen offers shutters & doors, lights, 1 outlet, and 10 picnic tables
– This area can be used as a day use area unless reserved

Day Use & Boating

– Boat launch and Marina (no fuel available)
– Boat docking facilities
– Swimming area
– Playground


– Interpretive signage
– Hiking trails and bird watching area

Blood Indian Park

Blood Indian Park is open from April 1 to November 1.  For more information, phone the Park Information Line at (403) 779-2155.  Blood Indian is available for winter camping, water services and all other amenities are not available.

Location: 30 km south of Youngstown on Highway 884

Reservations: not available at this location

Splash Park

During the summer camping season, the Big Stone Splash Park is open with water running from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days per week. Hours may vary depending on water availability, signage will be posted at the Splash Park.

Brochure and Map for Blood Indian Park


Number of Sites

Number of campsites: 300 sites
– 29 serviced – $25/unit/night
– Remainder of sites are random camping non-serviced – $15.00/unit/night

Camping Facilities Include

Facilities include:
– Store with gas/diesel
– Potable water available at store and at the shower building
– Two trailer sewage dump stations
– Pay phone at Store
– Firewood available at the Store during regular Store hours
– Coin operated showers
– Free wireless high-speed internet hotspot available

Day Use & Boating

– Three boat launches
– Swimming area
– Playgrounds
– Picnic shelter
– Max. 12 km/h on water


– Great Trout fishing

For more information please contact: Special Areas Board Parks Supervisor John Armstrong Phone: (403) 854-5600 Fax: (403) 854-5527 Email:

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