Equipped campsites

Banff National Park

No gear? No problem! We’ve got you covered! Banff National Park offers Equipped Campsites at Two Jack Main Campground. Equipped Campsites provide an opportunity to camp even if you don’t have camping equipment - or simply want to avoid the hassle of organizing and packing everything for your camping trip.

  • 6 person canvas tent set-up on a raised wooden platform
  • Sleeping cots
  • Stove and propane
  • Bear-proof food locker
What to bring

All you will need to bring is a sense of adventure, and your personal items:

  • Sleeping bag (or warm blanket)
  • Pillow
  • Flashlights or headlamps with extra batteries
  • Rope or cord
  • Duct tape
  • Axe
Kitchen gear
  • Food
  • Plate/Mug/Bowl/Utensils
  • Coffee making equipment
  • Cutting board
  • Spatula
  • Wooden spoon
  • Strainer
  • Tongs
  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Dishpan
  • Scrubber
  • Dish cloth/tea towel
  • Biodegradable dishwashing soap
  • Cooler
  • Waterproof matches/lighter
  • Can opener
  • Tablecloth
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • Garbage bags
  • Short-sleeved shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Rain gear
  • Under garments
  • Hat
  • Socks
  • Hiking boots / Close-toed shoes
  • Sandals
  • Sweater
  • Pyjamas
  • Long underwear
Personal gear
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Insect repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Whistle
  • Towel
  • Tweezers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lip balm
Personal hygiene
  • Toothpaste & toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Comb/brush
  • Prescription medicine
  • Feminine products
  • Contact lenses and solution/glasses
Camping with children
  • Toys
  • Story books
  • Games
  • Diapers and wipes
  • Extra clothing and footwear
  • Clothespins
  • Frisbee, football, soccer ball, etc.
  • Camp chairs
  • First-aid kit
  • Newspaper to start the fire
  • Bear spray
Don’t forget
  • Your reservation confirmation number
  • Road maps/directions to park
  • Leave your itinerary with a friend

For those interested in renting additional camping gear, camping equipment is available for rent or purchase in Banff, Canmore, Calgary or other centres in the region.

Special requirements
  • To prevent wildlife incidents, campers must keep a clean campsite. All food and related items must be stored in a hard-sided vehicle or a wildlife-proof locker.
  • No food or drink storage, eating, drinking, food preparation or cooking is allowed inside the tent.
  • Smoking is not permitted within the tent.
  • Pets are not permitted within the tent.


Camping rules and regulations

Reservable Reservable
First come, first served First-come, first-served
Closed Closed
ReservableTwo Jack Main equipped campsites
Campground # Of Sites Services
Two Jack Main Equipped Campsites 32
  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilet
  • Cooking shelter
  • Picnic shelter
  • Firepits
  • Dumping station: sewage disposal
  • Food storage locker
  • Roam transit stop

Reserve your campsite here

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