Reservations are recommended. Full payment is required at the time of booking. There is a $10 non-refundable reservation fee per booking.

For all RV and Tent site reservations a 72 hour cancellation notification is required for payment to be refunded. The $10 reservation fee is non-refundable.

For Yurt / Tipi / Trapper Cabin reservations a full refund will be given (minus a 10% refund admin fee) if cancellation notification is received 30 days or more in advance. A 50% refund will be given if cancellation notification is received less than 30 days and up to 10 days in advance of booking. No refund will be given if cancellation notification is under 10 days.


No refunds after check in time with the exception of monthly and seasonal RV customers. Monthly and seasonal customer refunds for early departures will be calculated at the applicable rate based on length of stay.  A $10 administration fee will be applied.

No refunds for inclement weather or family emergencies after cancellation deadline date.

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 Natinal Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park, Edmonton, Redwater, Gibons, and St. Albert.

 Elk Island Retreat Ltd. 

Please don’t hesitate to stop by the office and see Rick or Pat with any questions or concerns or call the office at 780-998-0708 
Welcome to Elk Island Retreat! We ask that campers respect the peace and quiet offered here. Kobi, our friendly camp dog and guardian, may stop by to say hi. Below is some information to make your stay at the Retreat a positive one for you and the other campers. 
EXIT    Please use the south campground entrance for coming and going in order to limit traffic through our yard except for office inquiries. 
CHECK-IN is 3:00 PM. Check Out is 12:00 p.m.
WATER SOURCE    There is an outside faucet at the shower / laundry building to fill your water containers. This is city water.
RV SITES    All RV sewer hoses must have elbow connectors to campground sewer pipe. Water supply is City water. Please use sparingly.
QUIET TIME    is from 11:00 PM to 8:00 AM. Activities or music during the day must not interfere with other campers. No music after 11:00 PM. Please keep voices low. Partying or offensive behavior is not allowed at anytime. Report disturbances to the office. 
BOUNDARIES    Trespassing on other property outside the marked boundaries is not permitted. This specifically refers to the fence and farmland to the south and east of the Retreat, and personal buildings located in main yard of campground owners.
NEIGHBOURS    If you choose to walk the roadways please do not trespass on the neighbor’s property. At the request of the neighbors please do not visit or feed their farm animals. 
Note: The swing set and trampoline in owner's yard are off limits due to liability reasons.
BUTTS    Please properly dispose of cigarette butts. Do not litter the ground with them.
SMOKING    is absolutely prohibited on the hiking trails. 
DOGS    small dogs only (20 lbs or less) are allowed in the full service RV area of the campground. They must be well behaved (no constant barking), leashed and immediately cleaned up after. DO NOT leave pets alone and unattended at your campsite.
Dogs are not allowed in the tipi / cabin / or tenting areas of the campground.
FIREWOOD    available for purchase at the office. No scrap wood of any kind allowed.
GARBAGE    must be disposed of in the available containers. Please ensure your bags are tied securely to minimize the odor. DO NOT PUT GARBAGE IN FIRE PITS. Please keep your site clean and tidy at all times. A clean-up fee of $25 will be charged if site left untidy.
BOTTLES / CANS    Please place beer, pop and liquor bottles in separate bags or boxes. There are recycling containers available on site for your bottles and cans if you prefer us to recycle them. 
MATS     Large ground mats are not allowed in RV sites where there is grass. They may be used only where sites are gravelled.
DAMAGE    Please do not mark on or deface the picnic tables, buildings or any other property of Elk Island Retreat. Campers will be required to pay for damages they cause. 
REFUNDS    No refunds: after your check-in time / for no shows / if you leave early - except for monthly customers (refund pro-rated - $10 admin fee will be applied) 
TREES /    Do not break branches or damage trees. 
FLOWERS    Do not pick wild flowers. 
OFFICE HOURS    Sunday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
                                  Friday & Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
EMERGENCY PHONE    There is a phone available in the sunroom outside the office entrance for emergency purposes. 
 Serious violation of these regulations will result in the camper being required to leave the property.