Camping

Lions Campground is just minutes from a wealth of stores, cultural opportunities, golf courses and various recreational facilities. Plenty of urban opportunities abound for people travelling through our beautiful central region.

Lion's Campground

View of the Lion's Campground filled with campers.

General Information

The campground is open yearly from May to September. Site amenities include 138 full and semi-serviced sites, washrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. Recreation opportunities include playgrounds, an amphitheatre for interpretive programs offered by Kerry Wood Nature Centre and access to the Trans Canada Trail system.

More Information on Lions Campground

For information on rates, services and availability, visit Red Deer Lions Campground or contact the Campground Operator at 403-342-8183.

COVID-19 Update

Lion's Campground is permitted to open starting on May 1, 2020 with restrictions in place.

The restrictions include:

  • Only every second site will be offered for rent;
  • Washrooms, showers and laundry will be closed;
  • No tenting or group camping;
  • Entry will be restricted to campers only, no guests;
  • Admission is restricted to RV's and travel trailers that posses an internal water supply, holding tanks and washroom facilities;
  • Encourage telephone or website reservation only;
  • Adhering with all public health orders as well as any orders and/or restrictions implemented by The City of Red Deer.

These restrictions are all subject to change as the pandemic situation evolves.

News & Notices

Mayors met earlier today with Minister..

September 24, 2020

Since the announcement from Alberta Health Services regarding plans to consolidate EMS Dispatch Services, the Mayors of municipalities affected have been working together to stop these changes.

Applications open for one-time FCSS

September 23, 2020

The Red Deer & District Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Board is now accepting funding applications to build capacity for community resource navigation.

South bank trail closure extended

September 22, 2020

A portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will remain closed until November 1, 2020 to allow for completion of in-river work.