Alberta Campgrounds | River Activities For Campers
When people make plans to spend their summer vacation at Alberta campgrounds. Chances are good, that they will have the opportunity. To spend time on the river, or doing river activities.
While the obvious activity. Is fishing, and boating. Many people either do not like fishing. Or do not have a boat. So, what can they do. To make use of the North Saskatchewan River?
Well, when they visit Alberta campgrounds at elevated experience camping. There are so many activities. They will want to come back. To try all of the things. That they did not try the first trip.
For example, at elevated experience camping. They have something called a discovery kit. This is a knapsack, that contains all of the tools they need. To go on a self guided adventure.
One of these kits, allows people to explore. The river valley, during the light of day. Investigating what kinds of animals, insects. And foliage use, and grow by the river.
People can learn that Saskatoon trees. Grow close to the water’s edge. They can even learn to identify a Saskatoon Barry. And pick some, for eating on their journey. Or bringing back to their campsite.
And using a pie iron, in order to make. Saskatoon Barry pie, with a side of ice cream. They have purchased from the elevated experience camping convenience store. As well, they will find.
Wild raspberries, and strawberries. And this guided adventure, will be next to the beautiful sights and sounds. Of the babbling North Saskatchewan River. However, that is not the only adventure they can have.
They can use discovery kit number two. Which allows people to explore the river valley at night. Orienting themselves by the stars. Discovering what creatures come out at night time.
Beside the river. However, if a daytime, or a nighttime adventure. Is not something that people are interested in. One activity, that is extremely popular in these Alberta campgrounds.
Beside the North Saskatchewan River. Is panning for gold. The third discovery kit, contains instructions. As well as all of the equipment required. To pan for gold in the river. Many people actually wonder.
If there is gold in the North Saskatchewan River. And the answer to that question, is a very excited yes. In fact, all rivers contain trace amounts of gold. And for the people who are willing to learn.
And be patient, they will be able to find gold flakes. To bring home as their souvenir of their trip. What better way to spend a summer vacation. Than to come home, with some gold.
That they found themselves, in the river. There is never an end to all of the activities. That people can enjoy. On, or near a river. People should make use of this beautiful resource. And decide to take their summer vacation.
Just five minutes outside of Drayton Valley, at elevated experience camping. The only suggestion, is that people book their vacation early enough in the season. So that they can continue to come back as they fall in love.
Alberta Campgrounds | River Activities For Campers To Enjoy
When people visit Alberta campgrounds this summer. They might be staying at a campground close to a North Saskatchewan River Bank. This is a very large and prominent river in the province of Alberta.
Starting from a glacier, in the national Park of Banff. Snaking its way through the parts of the province by Lake Abraham to the Bighorn down. Past Rocky Mountain House, and Clearwater.
Before making it to the Brazeau down, and Drayton Valley. Where elevated experience camping is situated. While many Alberta campgrounds are close to the North Saskatchewan River.
Located experience camping is lucky. That they are close enough to the start of the river. That the water is cold enough. That the fishing is fantastic. People can fish for different species, such as rainbow, bull, brook and brown trout.
As well as mountain whitefish, sucker fish and long nosed das. As well, people can find a ton of northern pike. And catch and keep as many as they want. But also, they may be lucky enough.
To catch a sturgeon. These prehistoric fish are actually protected worldwide. And are known not just for their striking pale silver colour. But for the fact that they do not have any scales. They truly look like they are remnant.
From prehistoric times. However, any people fishing in the North Saskatchewan River. May be lucky enough to catch a sturgeon. Should capture a quick picture. And then release it back into the river.
Because failure to do so. Will catch people with a several thousand dollar fine. Getting their fishing gear confiscated, losing their fishing license. And having their vehicle towed away. This is how serious sturgeon protection is.
Many people who spend time close to the river. Should also be careful. That they bring water to drink. Some people are mistaken, in thinking. That since the water is from a glacier. And they are close to the source.
When they camp at Alberta campgrounds, at elevated experience campground. However, this is not the case. There are many different types of contaminants including parasites and bacteria.
Some people, are unlucky enough to catch an illness, called beaver fever. Which is the result of drinking contaminated water. That has been contaminated by waste products of small rodents.
Anytime people are spending time close to a river. They should either bring bottled water. Or bring purification kits. So that if they are having to take a drink. They can purify the river water before drinking it.
This can help avoid severe gastrointestinal distress. That will definitely put a damper on a vacation. When people are ready to go to Alberta campgrounds. To spend time on the North Saskatchewan River.
They should look no further than elevated experience camping. While there are many fun river activities. Including hiking, and biking. On trails close to this beautiful river. There are other fun activities. That people can enjoy at this campground as well.