A Daytrip to Kananaskis Country

Popularity of Daytrips When camping at Riverbend Campground, some guests like to take day trips. For people vacationing in the area, it’s an opportunity to explore. For weekenders that live nearby, it’s a chance to revisit favorite spots or discover something new. There are many options from urban adventures to communing with nature.  One area that should be on your […]

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Campground Roads

This year we provided opportunities for our campers to give us more feedback. Roads are often mentioned. Here is a small sample of the comments from campers’ surveys. Dust Keeping speeds down is the first step in reducing dust. Oil on roads is very effective at keeping dust under control. However, this is very bad for the natural habitat that draws wildlife […]

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Picnic Tables and Firepits

All short-term campsites at Riverbend have picnic tables and firepits. One advantage of our campsites s flexibility. Picnic tables and firepits are placed in spots that best suit the way campers want to use their site. Our picnic tables and firepits are moved a great deal. A family might want the firepit away from the bedrooms so talk around the […]

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RV Insurance

SAFETY FIRST Thinking about RV insurance should be more than a necessary evil. After all, owning an RV is about family spending time in the outdoors, close to nature. Those wonderful trips should be a time to relax. Before heading out it’s always best to spend some time thinking about preventing problems. We encourage you to check out our post […]

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Okotoks Bible Camp Redevelopment

Neighboring Property The Okotoks Bible Camp is slated for redevelopment. Years ago, there were two campgrounds just west of us here at Riverbend. We had another privately owned operation called Wilderness Campground. They were located in the area at the base of the hill with their entrance along North Railway just before the east bound road curves and goes up […]

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Introduction to Horses Staycation

History of the Horse Our introduction to horses begins with some history. The history of horses in the Canadian west is very interesting. There is evidence that wild horses roamed the plains and foothills of Alberta 10,000 years ago. These early inhabitants are classified as the Mexican Horse which is now extinct. The cause of their disappearance is unclear. You […]

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Campfire Safety

Cooking is Part of the Fun Campfires are a very popular part of the camping experience,. Who doesn’t love to roast wieners and toast marshmallows. Never take this activity for granted and never forget that you are dealing with fire. To ensure everyone has fun be sure to check out the campfire safety tips below. Safety First We recently published […]

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RV Fire Prevention & Safety

Be Prepared When thinking about your next camping trip we urge you to keep RV fire safety top of mind. To understand the scope of this hazard you should know the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports an average of 2,000 RV fires annually in the United States. This issue hits close to home for us. Riverbend Campground had two […]

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