Campground Amenities information
...to make your stay at Elk Island Retreat even more enjoyable.
FREE WIFI available in RV site areas only - Restricted use - passcode required
Located near the entrance of the campground is a shower and laundry facility. The showers and laundry machines are coin-operated. (Showers: $1 - five minutes) (Laundry machines - $2 each - loonies only)
YURT / TIPI & CABIN rentals: Cook shelters are provided at the tipis and cabins for cooking purposes and for protection against unfavourable weather conditions. Under the shelter you'll find a full size propane barbeque with side burner and picnic tables.
Please see checklist in rental unit for cleaning requirements in order for deposit to be refunded at checkout.
*Note: The use of barbeques are for Yurt / Tipi / Cabin rental bookings only. There will be a $15 charge if barbeques are not cleaned before checking out.
Approximately 2 km of Nature trails meander through the wooded valley and are a delight to bird watchers and nature enthusiasts alike. (see site map)
There is a volleyball net in the clearing just east of the back RV sites. The grassy field near the volleyball net may also be used for games,or just tossing a frisbee or football. (Badminton raquets & birdies, volleyball, bocce ball, washers game are available at the office - Be sure to sign them out and back in again)
There are also two sets of horseshoe pits near the tenting area and upper tipi. Horseshoes are available for use at the office. Please sign them out and back in again.
We are not equipped with a playground for children. Nature is your playground. Please respect the nature here by not breaking branches, picking wild flowers, or damaging any other flora or fauna.
Sorry, but the Trampoline and Swing Set in the main yard is off limits for liability reasons.
We want our visitors to enjoy the nature and quiet here at Elk Island Retreat. Therefore, partying or offensive behavior is not allowed. Quiet time after 11:00 pm. No music or noise please. At all times music or noise should not be at a level that disturbs the quiet for other campers.
Our friendly camp dog, Kobi, may greet you on arrival or elsewhere on site. Kobi is our property protector against coyotes and other unwelcome predators.
Pets are welcome on a leash in the RV areas only, but no more than 20 lbs. They are not allowed in the Yurt / Tipi / Cabin / Tenting areas so that our visitors may enjoy the peace and quiet offered here.
There are a number of golf courses in the area. The closest one is at Elk Island National park. (See list in office sunroom)
For your shopping needs and other amenites, Bruderheim is 10 minutes straight north of Elk Island Retreat and the City of Fort Saskatchewan is only 20 minutes west. If you can't find what you need there, Sherwood Park and Edmonton are approximately 35 minutes away and are sure to have what you're looking for.
Elk Island Retreat is a full service private campground that offers a serene outdoor experience. We offer comfort camping (glamping) in YURTS, as well as camping in TIPIS, TRAPPER CABINS, Full Service RV SITES, or traditional TENT camping sites.
We are just a small distance from Elk Island National Park, Redwater, Gibbons, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park, or St. Albert.