Belly River Campground | Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta
Located along the Chief Mountain Highway, 26 km from Waterton townsite, this self-registration campground offers unserviced sites, flush and dry privies, food storage, kitchen shelters, fire rings and fire wood (fire permit required). Bring your own drinking and cooking water, as no potable water is available at this campground. A pleasant area of mixed aspen forest, this primitive campground lies right beside the Belly River and is favoured by those campers wanting a more secluded experience. Foxes, bear and deer are common through the area. A campground host program operates in this campground.
Belly River Campground has 24 campsites available only on a first-come, first-served basis.
Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark
From the Montana-Alberta border crossing at Chief Mountain, drive a few minutes north on Provincial Highway 6 to the campground access road.
From the north, drive Provincial Highway 6 towards the Chief Mountain border crossing. After crossing the Belly River, look for the campground access road on the west side of the highway.
A pleasant area of mixed aspen forest, this primitive campground lies right beside the Belly River, and is favoured by those campers wanting a more secluded experience. Foxes, bear and deer are common through the area.
Group camping is available for 25 or more people. Call (403)859-2224 for reservations. Reservations are not accepted for single site camping.
Maximum Length of Stay Allowed
Number of Camp Sites
24 single sites, plus a group campground
$15.70 for single sites, $4.90 per person group camping, $8.80 for fire permit per night. Mid-May to mid-September.