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Palliser-Albert Jun
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Palliser-Albert Jun

Palliser-Albert Jun (Invermere)

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Site Closed.
The Palliser Albert Junction Recreation Site will be closed to the public from September 9 to November 18. Heavy equipment will be in the area working to replace the bridge. No public access will be permitted until construction is completed. Thanks for your cooperation. The new bridge will open up access to the Albert River Forest Service Road.


  • Rec Site #:REC5005
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:5
  • Access:Road
  • Facilities:Tables
    Toilets
  • Site Description:This site is an excellent representative of stream-side camping in the Rockies. Campsites are spread out among the level terraces of an open pine forest and allow for some privacy. A number of other spots, without facilities are suitable for large trailers or overflow camping. The transparent waters of the Alberta and Palliser rivers merge here and compliment other campsite views. Special natural features are nearby: (1) cascades near the Albert River bridge, 1 km north, (2) Palliser Falls and canyon (watch footing), a short distance from km 46 on the Palliser Forest Service Road. The recreation site serves as a good base for driving, exploring and hiking in the upper valleys of the Albert and Palliser Rivers. Due to a bridge washout, the roads past the campsite are not accessible. Maintained by the Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun Club.

  • Driving Directions:This attractive camping site is approximately 41 kilometres off Highway 93 via a good to excellent 2WD gravel road. Turn off Highway 93, about 21 kilometres east of Radium Hot Springs onto Settler's Road. Turn left at the 12km mark on to the Palliser Forest Service Road. Stay right at the 14 km mark. Follow the Palliser FS Road turning left at the 35.5 km mark, and again left at the 40 km mark onto the Albert FS Road. The site is another 2 kilometres further. NOTE: Logging and mining truck traffic can be expected on Settler's Road. Alternate Access: North-bound travelers can access the site by taking the Kootenay Road just north of the Canal Flats village centre.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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