Burnt Timber

Burnt Timber Provincial Recreation Area
A Ghost Area Provincial Campground

Seasonal Open Dates:
April 29 - September 7
(Campgrounds open weather dependent. Dates subject to change. Please call to confirm.)

Location: On the Forestry Trunk Road
If coming from the South you go 13 kms West of Cochrane on Hwy 1A and travel 72 kms North on Highway 40/734. Walk in tenting is on south side of Burnt Timber Creek, and the main campground is in the north side.

If coming from the North: From Sundre: From lights in Sundre - 9.8 kms West to Coal Camp Road. Turn left on Coal Camp Road. At 24.3 kms pavement runs out and you travel on gravel on Coal Camp Road. 46 kms to stop sign at Highway 734. Continue South on Highway 734 to reach Burnt Timber which is 13.6 kms from the Texas Gate at the Red Deer River Recreation Area.

GPS Latitude:   51.58977443     GPS Longitude:   -115.1687073

Total Campground Sites:   30 
(1st come 1st serve basis only - NO RESERVATIONS)

Site Rates: $40.00 per night per tent or trailer or motor home with FREE FIREWOOD

Site Description:

8 walk-in tenting sites on south side and 22 trailer/tenting sites on north side of Burnt Timber Creek. Swimming and tubing in the creek - great family fun!


  • Fire Pits
  • Pets- Welcome
  • Water Pump
  • Free firewood
  • Picnic Tables
  • No Power
  • Swimming Area


  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail (marked)

Single Site Reservations:

Reservations Open March 1st

Campsites or Seasonal: (Where Applicable)
$12.00 Reservation Fee (Non-Refundable) for each site

Reservation Office:
Open Monday - Friday (Closed Weekends)
Call 587-830-2198 (Please leave message with both work and home numbers.)
or email: rrsreservations@gmail.com

Group Camp Reservations:

or call 1-877-537-2757

Site Operators

Mark & Ingrid Tannas
Phone: 587-830-2198
Email: redrocksawmill@aol.com

Red Rock Sawmills Ltd.
Box 146, Water Valley,
Alberta Canada T0M 2E0