Campgrounds

Provost is fortunate to have several great campgrounds within the town.

The Newest Campground is located next to the Museum and overlooking our scenic Trout Pond. With 20 sites, all built brand new in 2022, each has power and water.

Banister Campground is convenient for any sporting events. Located on the North side of the recreation park and beside the ball diamonds. Banister has 44 sites with power, water & sewer.

Close by, the Kinsmen Campground has 8 Power sites It is adjacent to the hall on the south side of the recreation park. These sites are also conveniently close to the Hall if you are renting it for a family reunion or event.

Both Banister and Kinsmen Campgrounds have access to the Shower house.
Bannister, Kinsmen and the Trout Pond campgrounds can be booked by calling the town office @ 780-753-2261.

Book Early for the Kinsmen Splash and Smash weekend (Father’s Day Weekend) or any Baseball Tournaments and events, as the Campgrounds fill up quickly.

Edu-Vacation
An up-and-coming trend -Take a Vacation and Learn along the way Edu-Vacation 

Camp at Bodo, Alberta and Visit the Bodo Archaeological Center The Hamlet of Bodo, Alberta is located 25.41 km south-east of Provost off Highway 899. The Campground address is 1 Street E. Railway Ave. Bodo Alberta T0B 0M0 and is next to the Bodo Archaeological Centre. Bring your own tent, trailer, or RV or…. have an experience of a lifetime and Sleep in a Tipi.

Tipi camping is available at the Bodo campsite, next to the Bodo Archaeological Centre. This experience can be incorporated into other tours and programs or booked separately. The cost is $20/night. Amenities include a fire pit, washrooms, and a shower house. Contact us at bodoarchaeology@gmail.com to book your spot.

Bodo Archaeological Centre offers a variety of options for an Edu-Vacation including Adult Dig it Programs, Kids Day Camps, Special Programs or Drop in Tours. Drop in at the Bodo Archaeological Site and Centre and learn about the archaeology and history of the Bodo area. We have many interesting finds on display and in our lab including bone fragments, arrowheads, pottery shards and stone and bone tools, some dating back thousands of years. The full adventure includes a tour of the interpretive center and the excavation site and hands on activities for both kids and adults!
June 1 to August 18, 2023: Tuesday to Friday 10AM to 5PM, Saturday/Sunday 10AM to 3 PM; Closed Mondays
Check out the Bodo Archaeological Website for all information: https://bodoarchaeology.com/

Lake Camping
There are several beautiful lake side campgrounds in the surrounding area, popular choices are Capt Ayre Lake, Shorncliffe Lake or Dillberry Lake and Provincial Campground.
Capt Ayre Lake is located just south of Highway 600, between Highway 41 and Cadogan, Alberta.  Known for its clear water and great swimming, canoeing or paddle boarding. You could also try your luck casting a line and hooking a large Tiger Trout. Lake swimming lessons are usually held in early July. Check the MD of Provost Events Page for dates and details http://mdprovost.com/events/
The park hosts full-service campsites, laundromat, ball diamonds, sand volleyball court, a rugged nine-hole golf course, several playgrounds, concession, showers and washrooms. The Capt Ayre Lake Office can be reached during the camping season by calling 780-857-2105 or the MD office (780-753-2434) in the off season.

Shorncliff Lake Park is located 2.5 km West of Czar, Alberta, also accessible from Highway 41 by going 3 km west or 3 km south from Highway 13 is much like a small summer village. The lake itself is great for boating, tubing, and skiing. The warm sandy beach is perfect for swimmers of all ages, and the Splash Park is a hit with the kids. Swimming lessons are hosted for 2 weeks in July and have been a long-time tradition for more than 50 years.

Shorncliffe Park encompasses 100 acres (40 hectares) with more than 50 campsites, 3 group sites and an overflow camping area. Campsites can be full service or power only.  You will also find a Mini-golf course for the entire family. Club rentals are available at the snack booth which offers snacks treats and meals. There are 5 ball diamonds, a tennis court, 2 playgrounds with gazebo seating, and a soccer pitch. 2 wash houses with showers and toilets. The laundry facility also offers the “Pick a book” Library with reading material for all ages.

The Community Hall has modern kitchen appliances and the 4-H arena can accommodate larger gatherings and livestock functions – both amenities require a reservation. The Log Cook Chalet is a fantastic sheltered area for outdoor get together, and may be reserved to guarantee availability. The Shorncliffe Office can be reached at 780-857-2435; the website is http://www.shorncliffepark.com/camping

Dillberry Lake Campground is in the MD of Wainwright, but still a very popular choice in the area. Located 20 km east on Highway 13 plus 27 km North on Highway 17 from Provost. Dillberry Lake Provincial Park is part of Alberta’s system of Parks and Protected Areas, dedicated to preserving the diversity of the province’s natural heritage. The park is recognized as an important rest stop for migratory shorebirds and a nesting site for endangered species like the Piping Plover. The area around the lake is great for hiking.

234 serviced and unserviced lots are suitable for RV’s and Tents, stunted aspen forest and shrubs provide great privacy at the sites. The park is a great getaway for families who want to play in the water and snuggle up under starry nights by a campfire.
Popular lake activities include: canoeing/kayaking/paddle boards, fishing, power boating, water skiing, swimming and sailing.

Amenities;  Fire pits, Fish cleaning stations, Grocery/supply store, Playground, Water-tap, Firewood Sold, Flush Toilets and Showers and Sewage disposal Station.

Dillberry Lake also maintains Year-Round Access to the Boat Launch for Ice Fishing.

For Bookings: 1-877-537-2757 or visit the website : https://www.albertaparks.ca/parks/central/dillberry-lake-pp/information-facilities/camping/dillberry-lake/