Information for Private Campgrounds
RV Park Policies
The Policies and Tenant information is being provided to you ensure your stay at the Crowsnest River RV Park is carefree and without incident. Crowsnest River RV Park herein referred to as “CRRV Park.”
1-1 CRRV Park speed limit is 10 km/h. Speed limits are strictly enforced with zero tolerance for speeding.
1-2 “Quiet time” is between 10:00pm and 8:00am. All motorized vehicles or bicycles must be equipped with a forward projecting light and rear reflectors during this time. Young children are required to be at their RV site during “Quiet time.”
1-3 Do not trespass onto Devon property to the east as they are decommissioning the site and there may be hazards present. Do not trespass on Blue Falls Manufacturing property to the north as this is private property.
1-4 The operation of generators is not allowed at any time in the CRRV Park, with the exception of the non-serviced lots a low decibel generator 49-53 with 59 rated load. Ideally a solar system would be used.
1-5 Smoking (including the use of electronic smoking devices) is prohibited in the washroom buildings. Please dispose of your cigarette butts responsibly in the designated area.
1-6 Allison Creek is an Alberta Environment regulated stream. The building of any kind of dam, bridge or the moving of large stones in the creek is strictly prohibited. No trees or vegetation of any kind is to be removed from the sides of Allison Creek or elsewhere in the CRRV Park. Please ensure you respect the filter zone which is a thirty foot (30’) setback from the banks of Allison Creek.
1-7 Clothes may not be hung outside RVs, nor may Tenants erect clotheslines.
1-8 Tenants are not permitted to cut or defoliate any trees, bushes or plants on CRRV Park property.
1-9 Common courtesy will prevail between all persons in the CRRV Park. Profane, abusive, or threatening language or action directed at CRRV Park personnel or other Tenants are prohibited. Anyone engaging in such activity will be evicted from the CRRV Park. Any Tenant whose actions interfere with the operation of the CRRV Park will be evicted.
1-10 No firewood from outside of the province is permitted due to the spread of pests. The movement of firewood poses a substantial risk to Canada's economy and environment. Transporting firewood may seem harmless but can lead to the spread of pests such as insects, plants and diseases.
1-11 Absolutely no fireworks at any time.
1-12 Wildlife may not be fed at any time. Bird feeders containing seed are not allowed in the park, as they are bear attractants. Hummingbird feeders must be brought in at dusk. Never place garbage in or around the outside of your trailer. Place all garbage in the bear proof bins provided by CRRV Park or the bins in Coleman.
1-13 The use of firearms, lethal weapons, drugs or fireworks are strictly prohibited on the CRRV Park property.
1-14 All Tenants are responsible for abiding by CRRV Park Policies. Any person
who fails to adhere to CRRV Park Policies may be evicted from the
CRRV Park at the sole discretion of the CRRV Park management. These
Policies supersede any previous rules or policies previously written or
1-15 When entering crown land through gates please close and latch.
1-16 No children shall access the west side of the CRRV park if not visitors of tenants residing there. Children must be accompanied by an adult to cross the bridge and access into the west side.
2-1 All site pedestals are numbered and this number must remain in place and be visible at all times.
2-2 All notifications will be posted on the community bulletin board attached to the south side of the recycling building.
2-3 Signs and other notices may not be posted in any areas unless the General Manager has provided prior approval. Tenants may not sell, advertise or offer services while in the CRRV Park. The General Manager must approve any outside business operating on or from the CRRV Park.
3-1 No motorized vehicles such as OHVs or motorcycles are permitted within the CRRV Park. There will be designated parking available for off road vehicles and boats designated for your safety.
3-2 Absolutely no motorized vehicles shall enter Allison Creek or Crowsnest River. Foot traffic only is permitted adjacent to Allison Creek and Crowsnest River.
4-1 All RVs and personal vehicles must be capable of being moved with a 24- hour notice period. If the owner cannot move their vehicle or RV, the owner must have it moved by a third party, at the owner’s expense.
4-2 Mechanical work of any kind is strictly prohibited unless performed by an authorized dealer.
4-3 Cab-over campers may not be removed from the vehicle and placed on the ground.
4-4 Tent camping, sleeping in cars, or outside of the RV is prohibited. Tents or tent like structures are not allowed on the property.
4-5 All RVs must be equipped with a backflow preventer on the water intake which is provided by CRRV and must not be removed.
4-6 All RVs must have rubber chocks or 6X6’s on all tires. If your RV is stored on site, scissor chocks are mandatory. No plastic wheel chocks as they blow away. All belongings, must be properly stored/stowed at all times.
5-1 Minor children are not permitted to stay on the premises without parental supervision.
5-2 Owners are legally responsible for their pets and injury or loss caused by their pets. For park Policies regarding pets see section 9.
5-3 The gate is for the security and safety of our Tenants. Please ensure the gate remains closed at all times. All Tenants are responsible for the security of their own sites. Anyone loitering on or near the premise should be reported to the caretaker or RCMP.
5-4 Obey and reinforce all signage that indicates dangers. No climbing on power boxes or pedestals. Please ensure children do not cross the bridge into the west side if not accompanied by an adult.
6-1 Vehicles must be parked on your assigned site or in designated parking areas only. Parking on grass areas, or on the road is prohibited. All sites must be kept clean and orderly and within their designated area.
6-2 Parking spaces at washroom building are to be used only for CRRV Park Tenants while using the washroom facility. Please observe handicap parking throughout the park.
6-3 Sites are designated for a maximum of one (1) RV and one (1) motorized vehicle. A second vehicle cannot be used as accommodation if parked on the site. Extra non-motorized towed units of conveyance, such as, but not limited to, cargo trailers, boat trailers, utility trailers, and OHVs can be parked in the designated storage area at an additional cost. There are three areas provided for visitor parking by the recycling building and on the 50+ side designated visitor parking.
7-1 Our season runs from May 15 – October 15 dependent on the weather or as mandated by federal or provincial government regulations.
7-2 The washrooms are for your personal use. No dishwashing permitted in the washrooms. Please keep tidy and clean. Metered showers are available at a cost of 2 loonies for 5 minutes for CRRV Park Tenants and visitors only.
7-3 Water is a precious resource. Please ensure your taps/toilets are not leaking or running. No outside watering permitted. No swimming pools, wading pools or hot tubs of any sort are allowed.
7-4 Please turn your water line off before you leave your site after your stay.
7-5 All RVs must be equipped with a backflow preventer on the water intake which is provided by CRRV and cannot be removed at any time.
7-6 Trash is to be placed in designated waste containers located in the CRRV Park compound. CRRV Park waste containers cannot accommodate large items. Tenants are to dispose of large items to the authorized regional landfill site.
7-7 Do not dispose of hazardous waste items in the CRRV Park. Do not leave oil, batteries, paint or other hazardous materials at the dumpster, in or near trash receptacles, or anywhere else in the CRRV Park.
7-8 Wastewater must be discharged into authorized receptacles only and never discharged onto the ground. Sewer collars or approved sealed sewer connections are required at all times. Do not leave an uncollared hose in the sewer pipe.
7-9 Do not dispose of diapers, sanitary napkins or tampons into toilets or septic system. Do not dump grease, any chemicals or food waste into the sewer.
7-10 No electric heaters or air conditioners shall be used unless metered.
7-11 Watering of grass, washing of vehicles, RVs and boats is not permitted.
7-12 The Blairmore Lions Club have provided a returnable recycling building for cans and bottles. Please refrain from throwing these in the garbage as the Lions Club work to improve the Crowsnest Pass community, through various programs. They appreciate any contributions and thank you for your support.
7-13 Please note there will be an additional power fee of $10.00 per month for external deep freezes, refrigerators or internal washers/dryers.
7-14 WIFI is available by an outside provider for a fee depending on the plan.
7-15 Offseason storage Oct 16/19 – May 01/20 does not allow access. If you require access there will be a callout charge at $50.00 per hour with a one hour minimum charge. Arrangements will have to be made in advance. Under no circumstances can you enter CRRV Park without an accompanying representative from CRRV Park.
7-16 Your guests are permitted overnight for a nominal fee based on availability. You must be at the park in order for your guests to stay. (This is based upon any government regulations)
8-1 A nonrefundable deposit of $1000 will hold your site Nov 01st for the following season payable by cash, cheque or e-transfer. Your deposit will be applied to your annual lease. Payment in full will be due March 31 to secure your site for the season May 15 – October 15. Additional storage is available for a nominal fee in our secure fenced in area for boats and off road vehicles.
8-2 Off season storage for your RV is included for our returning tenants. If no deposit is received by Nov 01st your trailer must be removed no later than Nov 01. If not removed a charge of $15 per day with be into effect until it is removed plus any associated costs.
8-3 Spikes, posts or any other objects including decorative items or flag poles may not be driven into any surface on or around sites due to underground utilities.
8-4 Storage of personal items is prohibited under or around vehicles or RVs. Management personnel will determine what constitutes storage violations and that determination may be affected by the overall appearance of the site.
8-5 Due to the Alberta Government regulations regarding the flood fringe structures external to the RV and not an integral part of the RV are prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to storage sheds, enclosed gazebos/screen rooms, storage totes, workbenches, fences & steps. Any RVs located in the flood fringe must have tow hooks installed on their decks in the event of a flood. A structure plan must be submitted and approved before work commences. Structure must follow park aesthetics.
All structures must be properly maintained.
8-6 Excessive plants and ornamental objects are not allowed. As with storage of personal items overall aesthetics will be considered by Management staff in the determination of a violation.
8-7 Be sure to close awnings when leaving your site. Strong winds can come about suddenly and cause severe damage. Secure/stow all personal items if you are leaving your site.
8-8 Sites are designated for a maximum of one (1) RV and one (1) motorized vehicle. A second vehicle cannot be used as accommodation if parked on the site. There is a designated parking area for your visitors.
8-9 Extra non-motorized towed units of conveyance, such as, but not limited to, cargo trailers, boats trailers, utility trailers, ATV’s and OHVs can be parked in the designated storage area at an additional cost. An additional storage fee will be charged for the off season.
8-10 The number of daytime visitors per site will be limited to six. The number of overnight visitors will be limited to the number of visitors the RV can accommodate. Visitors who accompany you in your RV may visit as long as you are there. This number may be reduced if mandated by government regulations.
8-11 Do not walk or infringe upon occupied sites.
8-12 Fires are allowed in approved fire pits only. Outdoor fire pits that are elevated and completely screened in, as well as charcoal or gas grills are acceptable. Do not leave fires unattended at any time. Adhere to all provincial or municipal fire bans. The firepits provided by the CRRV Park are provincially approved for fire restrictions. No fires are allowed when a fire ban is in effect.
8-13 Any leasehold improvements that are considered by management to be permanent cannot be removed. At the end of your term any leasehold improvements will be management’s discretion as to whether they stay or are removed.
8-14 You are responsible for your site which includes grass cutting. Please ensure grass is cut as we don’t cut your grass. Services are available at a nominal fee by an outside contractor.
9-1 All pets shall have current vaccinations & licensing.
9-2 Pets are defined as domestic dogs, cats, and birds, or other animals as approved by CRRV Park management.
9-3 All pets shall have current vaccinations. Owners are legally responsible for their pets and injury or loss caused by their pets.
9-4 Max three (3) pets are allowed per site
9-5 Pets may not use any site, occupied or unoccupied or end caps as "dog runs.”
9-6 Pets must be leashed and with the pet owner at all times while outside of the owner's RV.
9-7 Retractable leashes are OK but leashes may have no more than a ten (10)
9-8 Dogs must be accompanied by owners and under voice command/control at all times inside the CRRV Park.
9-9 Noisy and/or vicious pets are prohibited in the CRRV Park. Dogs that are aggressive are not allowed in the CRRV Park.
9-10 Uncontrolled barking, at any time, inside or outside the RV, is prohibited.
9-11 Pet fences are allowable, may not exceed three (3) feet in height and may NOT wrap around the RV and/or site.
9-12 Pet droppings must be picked up by the pet owner immediately and deposited in the trash receptacles. This includes pet droppings inside pet fences.
9-13 Pets are not allowed in washroom buildings. Service animals are exempt.
9-14 The CRRV Park is not responsible for injuries to dogs, their owners, or others using the CRRV Park. Respect other visitors, both human and canine, by keeping your dog from jumping on or interfering with other people or their pets.
9-15 Do not allow your dog to dig holes in the CRRV Park.
9-16 Pets are not allowed in the washhouse. CRRV has provided a pet post to tether your pets leash while using washhouse.
News & Events
The opening date is May 15.
The key code pad will not accept a code and will only open with your gate card. We are restricting access to all individuals including friends, relatives, service technicians and delivery personnel. This means no unauthorized person should enter our gated community.
Community Events in the Pass
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