North Ghost

North Ghost Campground Provincial Recreation Area
A Ghost Area Provincial Campground

Seasonal Open Dates: 
April 29 - October 10
(Campgrounds open weather dependent. Dates subject to change. Please call to confirm.)

Location: Forestry Trunk Road
If coming South: 13 kms West of Cochrane on Hwy 1A; North 40 kms on Hwy 40

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. Continue South to reach North Ghost and out to Highway 1A and back to Cochrane.

GPS Latitude:   51.39549789     GPS Longitude:   -115.0271002

Total Campground Sites:   169

1st come 1st serve basis and
Site Bookings by RESERVATION: call 587-830-2198
or email:
$12.00 Reservation Fee (Non Refundable) for each site.
(Reservations open Monday - Friday)

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

Site Map: North Ghost Campground Provincial Recreation Area - Site Map


Site Description:

Campsite and Group Camping Reservations welcome. Well-treed, pull-through sites. Two Group Camps: Ghost Airstrip (large group shelter; access to OHV trails) and North Ghost (no access to OHV trails). In winter, x-country skiing.

Note: When making a reservation for Loop 5 - the numbers are off by 1 starting at 101 (therefore, 101 doesn't have a number, and the existing 101 is actually 102).


  • Basic Camping
  • Fire Pits
  • Water Pump
  • Free firewood
  • Picnic Tables
  • No Power
  • Fishing Allowed
  • Group Camping - (Ghost Airstrip & North Ghost)
  • Reservations Accepted (both Group and non group)
  • Pull Through Sites


  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail (Marked)
  • X-country skiing

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:

Group Camp Reservations:
or call 1-877-537-2757

Site Operators

Mark & Ingrid Tannas
Phone: 587-830-2198

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