wheatland shores campground on eagle lake in southern alberta

wheatland shores campground operated by Rocking R Guest Ranch

wheatland shores campground

RV Camping Near Calgary

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Wheatland Shores Campground is more than just a place to pitch a tent or park your RV. Nestled on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake, near Calgary in Southern Alberta. We offer an escape from the ordinary, a chance to reconnect with nature, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re a seasoned camper seeking a familiar retreat or a first-time camper embarking on your inaugural adventure, Wheatland Shores Campground caters to all.

Conveniently located near Calgary, Alberta, Wheatland Shores Campground provides easy access to urban amenities while offering a tranquil escape. Our friendly staff is dedicated to ensuring your comfort and enjoyment, making your stay at Wheatland Shores Campground truly unforgettable.

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Camping on Eagle Lake

Your Gateway to Eagle Lake

At Wheatland Shores Campground, we understand that every camper has their own preferences. That’s why we offer a variety of campsite options to suit your needs and style. Whether you’re seeking a quiet escape for two or a fun-filled family vacation, we have the perfect spot for you to relax and reconnect with nature.

But Wheatland Shores is more than just a campground! Nestled on the picturesque shores of Eagle Lake in Alberta, we offer a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and serenity of this hidden gem.

Here’s what makes Eagle Lake special:

  • Angler’s paradise: Cast your line for a variety of fish species, including walleye, pike, and perch.
  • Wildlife wonderland: Keep your eyes peeled for deer, eagles, pelicans, and more!
  • Explore the trails: Hike or bike the scenic nature trails around the campground and discover hidden coves and breathtaking views.
  • Peaceful escape: Relax on the sandy shores, soak up the sun, and leave your worries behind.

At Wheatland Shores Campground, your Eagle Lake adventure awaits! Choose your ideal campsite, stock up on supplies at our convenience store, and get ready to create lasting memories in this beautiful part of Alberta.

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RV Camping

Spacious RV Sites with Hookups: Our premium RV sites boast ample space for your RV, along with full hookups (water, electricity) and there is a dump station for maximum convenience. Enjoy hassle-free camping with all the comforts .

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tenting

Cozy Tent Sites: Nestled under a well treed canopy, our tent sites are perfect for those seeking a more rustic camping experience. Immerse yourself in nature and reconnect with the outdoors under the vast Alberta sky.

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group camping

Group Camping Areas: Gather your friends and family for a memorable camping experience in our designated group camping areas. These spacious areas offer ample room for tents, RVs, and enjoying quality time together.

What to DO at Wheatland Shores Campground

Endless Activities for All Seasons

Spring: As the winter chill fades and spring awakens, Wheatland Shores Campground comes alive with vibrant colors. Explore the surrounding trails teeming with wildflowers, or cast a line into Eagle Lake as the fish become more active. Spring is a perfect time to witness the beauty of nature’s rebirth and enjoy the fresh Alberta air.

Summer: Bask in the warm Alberta sunshine and soak up the endless possibilities of summer at Wheatland Shores Campground. Spend your days swimming, kayaking, canoeing, on the refreshing waters of Eagle Lake. For the nature lovers, explore our bird watching blind, or walk our nature trails, or try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding. In the evenings, gather around a crackling campfire, roast marshmallows under the starry sky, and create lasting memories with loved ones.

Fall: Witness the breathtaking transformation of the landscape as fall paints the trees in vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow. Take a scenic hike through the changing leaves, or simply relax by the campfire and enjoy the crisp autumn air. Fall is also a prime time for birdwatching as migratory birds take flight.

Winter: When the snow falls, Wheatland Shores Campground transforms into a winter wonderland. Embrace the magic of winter with a variety of activities, including ice fishing on the frozen lake, a thrilling experience for the whole family. Lace up your skates and glide across the smooth ice surface, or embark on a snowshoeing adventure through the pristine winter scenery. Cozy up by the fireplace in our camp store with a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of winter.

Sunset on Eagle Lake in Wheatland County at Wheatland Shores Campground
Sunset at Wheatland Shores Campground

Amenities at Wheatland Shores Campground

Your Comfort is Our Priority

At Wheatland Shores Campground, we believe your comfort is essential to a truly enjoyable camping experience. That’s why we provide a variety of amenities to cater to your needs.

  • Spacious, Level RV Sites with Full Hookups: Our premium RV sites boast ample space for even the largest RVs. Enjoy the convenience of hookups (water, electricity, and a sani-dump) for a hassle-free camping experience.
  • Cozy Tent Sites: Our tent sites are nestled amidst breathtaking scenery, offering a peaceful retreat for those seeking a more rustic camping experience. Each site provides ample space for your tent, picnic table, and campfire.
  • Clean and Modern Washrooms with Hot Showers: Maintain your hygiene and refresh yourself in our clean and well-maintained washrooms featuring hot showers.
  • Picnic Areas with Fire Pits: Bond with loved ones around a crackling campfire in our designated picnic areas. These spots are perfect for roasting marshmallows, sharing stories, and enjoying the company of friends and family under the open sky. Firewood bundles are available for purchase at the camp store for your convenience.
  • On-site Camp Store: Stock up on camping essentials, snacks, beverages, and firewood at our convenient camp store. We offer a variety of items to ensure you have everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay.
  • Public Use Area: Our campground features a designated public-use area, perfect for spending time outdoors without the need for a campsite reservation. This space is ideal for picnicking, playing frisbee, or simply enjoying the fresh Alberta air. A five dollar day pass is required.
  • Free Wi-Fi at the Camp Store: Stay connected during your camping trip with free Wi-Fi available at our camp store. Check emails, browse the web, or share your camping adventures on social media.
  • Goat Petting (Most Long Weekends): Add a touch of farmyard fun to your camping trip! During most long weekends, we offer goat petting in a designated area. This is a delightful activity, particularly for children, to meet some friendly and adorable Nigerian dwarf goats.

Our Rates

Competitive Rates for Every Budget

Wheatland Shores Campground offers competitive rates to suit every budget. We understand that affordability is important, and we strive to make your camping trip accessible and enjoyable. For detailed information and current pricing on our campsites and RV sites, please visit our Rates page.

Local Attractions near Wheatland Shores Campground

Explore Southern Alberta’s Gems

Beyond the beauty of Wheatland Shores Campground, a world of exploration awaits in Southern Alberta. Venture out and discover the captivating towns, historical sites, and breathtaking natural landscapes that define this region:

  • Calgary, Alberta: A short drive away, Calgary offers a vibrant metropolis experience. Immerse yourself in world-class museums, exciting attractions, and a thriving culinary scene. Explore Calgary’s renowned Stampede Park, home to the Calgary Stampede, a world-famous rodeo event. Don’t miss Calgary Tower, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the city, or TELUS Spark, a science center that ignites curiosity and inspires innovation.
  • Strathmore, Alberta: Experience small-town charm just a few minutes away from Wheatland Shores Campground. Sample award-winning craft beers at Origin Brewery, this renowned craft brewery is a must-visit for beer enthusiasts. Tour the facility, sample their award-winning beers, and enjoy a casual pub-style atmosphere. Explore the charming shops and cafes lining Main Street, or visit the Strathmore Municipal Library for a dose of culture. For outdoor enthusiasts, Strathmore offers plenty of parks and trails perfect for hiking, biking, and picnicking.
  • Drumheller, Alberta: Travel back in time and explore the Canadian Badlands in Drumheller. Marvel at the hoodoos (unique rock formations), visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, and delve into the rich history of the dinosaur era. Take a walk through the Dinosaur Trail, a series of interpretive signs and displays showcasing the area’s prehistoric past.
  • Wheatland County: Venture beyond Strathmore and discover the hidden gems nestled within Wheatland County. This vast region, surrounding Wheatland Shores Campground, offers a glimpse into Alberta’s rich agricultural heritage and stunning natural beauty.
    • Uncover the Rich History of Gleichen: Steep yourself in the history of Wheatland County with a visit to the town of Gleichen. Explore the Gleichen Historic District, a designated provincial historic site showcasing a collection of heritage buildings that tell the story of the region’s early settlement. Don’t miss the iconic Gleichen water tower, a landmark standing tall since 1912.
    • Go Antiquing in the Unique Communities: Wheatland County boasts several charming communities, each with its own unique character. Embark on an antique hunting adventure in communities like Hussar or Duchess, where you might unearth hidden treasures in local shops and antique stores.

Guest Reviews

Unforgettable Memories Shared by Our Guests

At Wheatland Shores Campground, we strive to create a memorable and enjoyable camping experience for all our guests. Here’s what some of our happy campers have to say:


Recommend for RV campers!

We had a great stay at Wheatland Shores Campground with our RV. The campsites were spacious and level, and the hookups were a big plus. The campground was clean and well-maintained, and the staff were very helpful. We enjoyed the easy access to the lake for swimming and fishing, and the nearby town of Strathmore offered some great restaurants and shops. We will definitely be back!” – David C., Red Deer, AB

Perfect for a family getaway!”

We had a fantastic camping trip at Wheatland Shores Campground with our kids. They loved playing in the playground, swimming in the lake, and roasting marshmallows around the campfire. The campground was spacious and quiet, and we had plenty of room to relax and enjoy our time together. We highly recommend Wheatland Shores Campground for families!” – John M., Medicine Hat, AB

Guest Reviews for Wheatland Shores Campground on Eagle Lake

Great place to relax!”

We spent a relaxing weekend camping at Wheatland Shores Campground and couldn’t have been happier. The campground was peaceful and quiet, and the scenery was beautiful. We enjoyed fishing in the lake, hiking in the nearby trails, and simply relaxing by the campfire. The camp store was well-stocked with essentials, and the staff were friendly. We will be back!” – Jane A., Lethbridge, AB

Book Your Southern Alberta Camping Getaway Today!

Create Lasting Memories at Wheatland Shores Campground

Wheatland Shores Campground is your gateway to unforgettable experiences in Southern Alberta. Whether you’re seeking relaxation by the lake, exhilarating adventures, or exploration of nearby attractions, our campground provides the perfect base for your dream getaway.

Reserve your campsite today and start planning your Southern Alberta camping adventure! Contact us through our website or call us at [phone number] to inquire about availability and make a reservation. We look forward to welcoming you to Wheatland Shores Campground!

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LOCATED ON EAGLE LAKE, ALBERTA

At Wheatland Shores Campground, we’re dedicated to providing you with a safe, welcoming, and unforgettable camping experience. Contact us today to book your stay and start planning your western-themed adventure on Eagle Lake.

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