Elk Island National Park

Elk Island National Park is a protected national park located in eastern Alberta, Canada. It is home to a variety of wildlife and is known for its bison conservation efforts.

At Elk Island National Park in Alberta, there are plenty of activities to choose from to make your camping adventure a memorable one.

Hiking: Explore the park's many trails, ranging from easy to difficult. Take in the stunning views of the prairie and boreal forest landscapes.

Wildlife Watching: Keep your eyes peeled for bison, elk, deer, beaver, muskrat, and more!

Boating: Bring your own boat or rent one from the park to explore the many lakes and wetlands.

Swimming: Take a dip in Astotin Lake or Buffalo Lake for a refreshing break from the summer heat.

Fishing: Test your luck in the park's many lakes and ponds.

Stargazing: Enjoy the dark sky and clear night sky views.

Camping: Bring your own tent or rent one of the park's many campsites.

Cycling: Enjoy the park's many trails and paths on two wheels.

Picnicking: Enjoy a picnic lunch in one of the park's many picturesque spots.

Winter Activities: Enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, and more in the winter months.

How to get to Elk Island National Park

Facilities at Elk Island National Park

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Camping
  • Birdwatching
  • Picnicking
  • Boating
  • Cross-country Skiing