Nestled in the scenic County of Paintearth, the Coronation Dam and Campsite is a charming and well maintained camping haven.
The campground boasts a generous 52 sites for RV (full hook-ups) and tent camping, providing ample room for guests to enjoy the tranquility of the surrounding nature.
Families with children can enjoy modern facilities like spotless updated restrooms, token operated showers and a well-equipped playground. Nature enthusiasts can indulge in exciting activities such as fishing and boating on the nearby reservoir, hiking and cycling on the scenic trails, or stargazing by the campfire.
Whether for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, the Coronation Dam and Campsite is the perfect choice for an unforgettable camping experience in rural Alberta.
Sites to see:
>The Coronation Museum in Coronation itself (Railway tribute, Old Schoolhouse)
>Burma Provincial Park to the north of Coronation. (Scenic walks, Picnic area)
>The old historic site of the territorial border corner to the south of town and just a few kilometers away are some of the nearby points of interest. These landmarks hold significance as they mark the spot where the provincial lines were drawn before their establishment.
Featured in Coronations heart of downtown is:
>Beans and Blooms (Café, Flowers, Gifts) CONNECTED with Coronation Home Decorating (Home Decor)
>Clothes2YoubyJodi (In-home Ladies Clothing Boutique)
>Coronation Family Foods (Supermarket)
>Coronation Foods (Supermarket)
>Coronation Home Hardware (Hardware Store)
>Coronation Value Drug Mart (Drug Store)
>Golby Hardware And Sports (Outdoor sports store)
>Heistad Furniture (Furniture store)
>Korner Kash & Karry (Convenience Store)
>Me'Maw's Kitchen (Licensed Family Dining)
>Pigweeds Farm & Store (Clothing & Household Accessories)
- Common Fire pit area
- Firepit (Campsites)
- Firepit (Common)
- Flush Toilets
- Garbage Cans and Recycling Bins
- Group Camping
- Horse stalls
- Parking Lot
- Pet Friendly
- Picnic Tables
- Powered Sites
- Internet access (WiFi)
- Pull Through Sites
- 30 Amp Hookup
- 50 Amp Hookup
- RV (<20 feet)
- RV (<30 feet)
- RV (<40 feet)
- RV (<50 feet)
- RV (<60 feet)
- Sewer Hookup
- Water Hookup
- Bird Watching Station
- Boat Launch
- Designated Swimming Area
- Golf course
- Kayaking and Canoeing
- Trout Pond
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Ken & Fern
An absolute joy
Great camping spot.
BYLAW NO. 2018-656
TOWN OF CORONATION
IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
BEING A BYLAW TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTROL AND OPERATION OF THE CORONATION RECREATION PARK CAMPGROUND AND RODEO GROUNDS, AND REGULATING THE ACTIVITIES OF PERSONS WHILE IN THE AREA.
WHEREAS, the Town of Coronation operates and maintains the Coronation Recreation Park Campground and Rodeo Grounds;
AND WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary for the preservation of public health and safety, as well as for the preservation of the natural beauty of the Coronation Recreation Park Campground and Rodeo Grounds, that certain rules and regulations be established with respect to the use of the park area and the facilities therein provided.
NOW THEREFORE, under the authority of the Municipal Government Act, Chapter M-26-1, RSA and amendments thereto, the Town of Coronation in the Province of Alberta HEREBY ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
1.1. This Bylaw may be cited as the “Coronation Campground Bylaw”.
2.1. The purpose of this Bylaw is to establish the rules and regulations of the control and operation of the Municipal Campground and Rodeo Grounds.
3. DEFINITIONS In this Bylaw, unless the context requires otherwise:
3.1. Animal means any live non-human vertebrae or invertebrate and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes a domestic animal, an animal kept as a working animal, and a pet for hobby purposes such as breeding, showing or sporting.
3.2. ‘Coronation Recreation Park Campground and Rodeo Grounds’, ‘Coronation Campground’, and ‘Coronation Dam Campground’ all mean the municipal park/reserve lands owned and controlled by the Town of Coronation, described as:
3.2.1. All that portion of the NW ¼ 24-36-11-W4 as described under Certificate of Title Number 44N60, containing 6.89 acres more or less
3.2.2. All that portion of the SW ¼ 24-36-11-W4 as described under Certificate of Title Number 161-L-115, containing 37.32 acres more or less
3.2.3. All that portion of the SW ¼ 24-36-11-W4 described under Certificate of Title Number 812212086 (Plan 3192LZ Way Side Campsite) containing 3.97 acres more or less
3.2.4. All that portion of the SW ¼ 24-36-11-W4 described under Certificate of Title Number 802131545 (Coronation Recreation Park) containing 5.86 hectares more or less.
3.3. Campground Attendant means an individual appointed, hired, contracted, or otherwise engaged, whether directly or on behalf of a group or organization, by the Town of Coronation to provide caretaking or security services for the campground, or any employee or contractor of the Town of Coronation acting in matters related to the operation of the Campground.
3.4. Camping Unit means a tent, tent trailer, trailer, camper, camping trailer, motor home, van or bus, truck camper, recreational vehicles of any sort, or any other form of portable temporary shelter or lodging, and includes any motor vehicle when used for shelter or lodging or camping purposes.
3.5. Campsite means a numbered campsite or otherwise designated area within the campground where camping is allowed for a fee.
3.6. Camping Permit means the permit obtained upon registration and payment of fees.
3.7. CAO means the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Coronation.
3.8. Council means the Council of the Town of Coronation.
3.9. Enforcement Officer means any member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a Peace Officer appointed pursuant to the Alberta Peace Officer Act, a Special Constable, a Bylaw Enforcement Officer as appointed by Council, or an Animal Control Officer appointed by Council.
3.10. Eviction Notice means a notice in the form set out in Schedule ‘B’ and issued in accordance with Part 9 of this Bylaw.
3.11. Motor Vehicle shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as under the Traffic Safety Act, RSA 2000, Chapter T-6 as amended.
3.12. Off Highway Vehicle shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as under the Traffic Safety Act, RSA 2000, Chapter T-6 as amended.
3.13. Registration or Registered includes the use of the camping permit registration system in place to manage the lawful occupancy of campsites and the collection of fees for the same.
3.14. Registered User means the person or persons named on the registry or registration form for a campsite. A Registered User is and shall be deemed responsible for all activities in and around the registered user’s campsite for the purposes of this Bylaw. Where no registration exists for a campsite, the person or persons occupying or in possession of the campsite shall be deemed the registered user of that campsite.
3.15. Restricted Dog means any dog which has: - been declared to be a Restricted Dog by a Justice; - been declared to be a Restricted Dog by the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Coronation - been made the subject of an Order under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
3.16. Town means the Town of Coronation.
4.1. If any portion of this Bylaw is declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, then the invalid portion must be severed and the remainder of the Bylaw is deemed valid.
5. DATES OF OPERATION
5.1. The opening date of the Campground will be May 1st annually and the closing date will be September 30th annually.
5.2. Occupancy and/or use of a campsite is strictly prohibited when the Campground is closed.
5.3. The Campground opening and closing dates may be modified without notice if the CAO, at his or her sole discretion, deems it necessary due to inclement weather or other extenuating factors.
5.4. The provision of water and other services is not guaranteed during the open season, but will be provided at the discretion of the Town Administration.
6. REGISTRATION, CAMPING PERMITS AND FEES
6.1. Occupancy or use of a campsite is not permitted except with a valid camping permit and within designated campsites, and in accordance with the requirementsof this Bylaw.
6.2. Registration and payment of fees is required before a camping permit is deemed to have been issued.
6.3. Camping fees are set out in the Town of Coronation Campground Fees Schedule ‘A’, which may be amended by Council at their discretion.
6.4. Campsites are available by reservation, and on a first-come, first-serve basis thereafter.
6.5. Registration must take place within ½ hour of arrival.
6.6. Fees are due and payable upon arrival and registration.
6.7. Cheques are accepted at the sole discretion of the Campground Attendant or the CAO.
6.8. Occupancy of the Campground may be refused if outstanding amounts remain unpaid to the Town of Coronation for fees, fines, or other amounts assessed relating to the use of the Campground.
6.9. A maximum of one camping unit is allowed per campsite, unless otherwise approved by a Campground Attendant.
6.10. Camping permits are non-transferrable.
6.11. Registered users shall remove all shelter, equipment, and any other property brought into the Campground, restore their campsite to a clean and orderly condition, and vacate the campsite, no later than 2:00 p.m. on the date their camping permit expires.
6.12. The Town of Coronation Campground is owned and operated by the Town of Coronation and the Town of Coronation reserves the right to refuse occupancy at its sole discretion. A Campground Attendant may use his or her discretion in refusing admittance to the Campground.
7.1. No person or persons shall interfere with the rights of others to the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of the Campground or do anything that is reasonably likely to disturb the peace and enjoyment of other persons enjoying the campground.
7.2. No person shall access or be present on a campsite unless he or she is the registered user of that campsite or has the consent or permission of the registered user of that campsite to so access or be present, with the exception of Campground Attendants, Enforcement Officers, or Town Administration.
7.3. Alcohol and liquor consumption must be contained within individual campsites, and open liquor must not be taken off the campsite.
7.4. Parking is only permitted in designated campsites and no motor vehicles are allowed on grassed areas (with the exception of the group camping area). No person shall drive or park any motor vehicle or camping unit at any location not specifically designed or designated for that purpose.
7.5. Campfires are permitted only in the fire pits and camp stoves provided, and campfires are not to be left unattended. All campfires must comply with Town of Coronation and County of Paintearth fire bans.
7.6. Notwithstanding paragraph 7.5, or any other provision of this Bylaw, the Town of Coronation reserves the right to at its sole discretion prohibit or restrict campfires on the Campground. A Campground Attendant may use his or her discretion in prohibiting or restricting campfires on the Campground.
7.7. Camping units may only use or access those power, water and sewer services connected directly to the campsite that the camping unit is located on, unless authorized by the Campground Attendant.
7.8. All animals brought into the Campground are the responsibility of the animal’s owner, or the person with custody and control of the animal, and no person shall:
7.8.1. Allow an animal to be off-leash
7.8.2. Allow any animal to be a nuisance by making excessive noise; or
7.8.3. Fail to clean up animal feces left by an animal the person is responsible for, either within the campsite or the Campground
7.8.4. Any animal who attacks or bites another person or animal within the campground boundaries is guilty of an offense under this bylaw, and may be subject to a fine or eviction from the Campground
7.8.5. The Owner or any other person having care or control of a Restricted Dog shall, at all times within the Campground boundaries have the dog under control, muzzled and held on a leash. No animals are permitted in the washrooms or shower house.
7.10. No person shall damage or deface in any way or tamper with anything in the Campground, including but not limited to: signs, picnic tables, washrooms, buildings, benches, trees, shrubs, garbage receptacles, fences, and any other improvement situated therein or thereon.
7.11. No person shall deposit liquid waste known as “grey water” or any sewage at any location within the Campground not specifically designated for that purpose.
7.12. The operation or use of all off-highway vehicles is prohibited in the Campground.
7.13. No motor vehicles or camping units may be washed in the Campground.
7.14. The speed limit within the Campground boundaries is 20 km per hour.
7.15. All garbage and refuse must be disposed of in the garbage bins provided, and garbage and refuse is not to be disposed of in fire pits.
7.16. No person shall discharge any gun or other firearm within the Campground.
7.17. No person shall discharge fireworks within the Campground unless authorized to do so by the Campground Attendant.
7.18. Visitors are not permitted in the Campground after 11:00 p.m.
7.19. No person shall use or operate any radio, television, record player, cd player, or other music reproduction system in such a manner as to interfere with or lessen the use of enjoyment of the Campground by any other person.
7.20. No person shall be allowed to conduct business in the Campground without:
7.20.1. authorization from the Town of Coronation, at the discretion of the CAO, and
7.20.2. a valid Town of Coronation Business License
8.1. The employees, servants and agents of the Town of Coronation, while acting in the course of their duties of employment, are exempt from the provisions of the Bylaw.
9.1. Any violation of the provisions of this Bylaw may result in eviction from the Campground and notices may be served on both registered and unregistered users. Campground Attendants and Enforcement Officers are hereby granted the authority to issue and serve Eviction Notices in accordance with this Bylaw.
9.2. Campground Attendants and Enforcement Officers shall, to the extent reasonable and practicable in the circumstances, adhere to the following procedure when issuing and serving an eviction notice:
9.2.1. Written or verbal warning of non-compliance, which may include instructions on an expected remedy and a reasonable time for remedy.
9.2.2. Service of an eviction notice in the form of a Campground Eviction Notice as set out in Schedule ‘B’, for failure to remedy any conditions in any time frame noted in the warning issued under section 9.2.1.
9.2.3. Service of warnings and eviction notices under this Bylaw may be affected by securing the warning or notice to the door of the camping unit.
9.3. Notwithstanding paragraph 9.2 or any other provision in this Bylaw, a Campground Attendant or Enforcement Officer may issue or serve an Eviction Notice without any prior written or verbal warnings if, at his or her sole discretion, the severity of the violation warrants it.
9.4. Once served, an eviction notice is final and without appeal.
9.5. Any person served with an eviction notice is required to vacate the Campground by the time and date set forth in the eviction notice. Any person served with an eviction notice and failing to respond in vacating the Campground is deemed to be trespassing and all provisions of the Alberta Petty Trespass Act, Chapter P-11, RSA 2000 and amendments apply.
10. POWERS OF ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
10.1. For the purpose of this Bylaw, an Enforcement Officer may remove from the Campground by force if necessary:
10.1.1. Any person making unauthorized use of the Campground, and;
10.1.2. Any person failing to comply with the provisions of this Bylaw; or any other Bylaw of the Town of Coronation, and any other applicable federal
or provincial laws, and;
10.1.3. Any person creating a nuisance, disturbance, or committing an undesirable act.
11.1. Any person who contravenes any provision of this Bylaw is guilty of an offence and is liable, upon summary conviction, to a penalty or eviction from the Campground.
11.2. Penalties applicable to this Bylaw are set out in Schedule ‘C’.
12.1. The Town of Coronation employees, servants, agents or any other persons designated by the Town will conduct safety and compliance inspections daily, weekly and/or monthly as authorized by the CAO.
Our cancellation policy is as follows: guests may cancel their reservation up to 3 days prior to their scheduled arrival date to receive a full refund, minus the reservation fee.
If a cancellation is made less than 3 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, the guest will be charged the full amount of the reservation.
Please note that in the event of a no-show, the guest will be charged the full amount of the reservation and the reservation will be cancelled.
We appreciate your understanding of our cancellation policy, as it allows us to manage our inventory and better serve all of our guests. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Thank you for choosing to stay with us.
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