Chinook Recreation Area

A popular, family-oriented summer campground on the shore of Chinook Lake offers plenty of recreational opportunities. The off-season offers excellent hiking and mountain biking on the cross-country ski trails. In the winter, cross-country trails and roads are groomed. Crowsnest Pass Cross-Country Ski Association produces trail reports for cross-country trails, in the Allison-Chinook area.

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Latitude: 49.671070099 Longitude: -114.602851868 Elevation: 4872 ft

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Facilities Available

Wood sales, on site host, well water.

Fishing for stocked trout , small beach area with unsupervised swimming, boat ramp for non propeller boats, x-country ski trail system (35km) located at the campground offers mountain bike and hiking trails with no motorized vehicles allowed, maps are available and all junctions are identified. Walking Trail around the lake.

Nightly Fee

$23.00 per night. May 6 - October 15.

Maximum Length of Stay Allowed

16 days

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

From Provincial Highway 3, drive 8 km (5 mi) north on Allison Creek Road opposite the Devon Canada gas plant.

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