You haven't experienced Albertan summers until you've camped out by a beautiful spot in the heart of nature. But since everyone also wants to discover the thrill of camping this time of the year, spots are booking up fast. That's why we've gathered up a list of campsites near Edmonton that you can still reserve for a summer outing this year.\nThere were so many people that raced to book their spots this year that the provincial booking site actually crashed. But worry not, Alberta is blessed with more than enough campgrounds for your next getaway.\nThere are between 30 and 40 campgrounds within three hours of Edmonton that have spots available at the time of writing.\nSo we've gone ahead and picked out some of the best of the bunch for you.\nAll these campgrounds are available at various windows throughout the summer.\nThere are a lot of options out there for you. To book reservations, you can go to the Alberta Parks reservation website or call their Contact Centre.\nThere are a couple of rules, though. Only one household is allowed on each campsite, with no more than six on the site. You can't camp for longer than 16 consecutive nights.\nIn terms of price, it'll cost you $12 for making a reservation. The camping fees vary by the campsite. Other than that, there's nothing stopping you from an awesome summer adventure.\nCross Lake Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $30+\nAddress: Lesser Slave River, No.124, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This lovely oasis just two hours away from Edmonton will treat you to calming views of the water and the surrounding boreal forest. It's the perfect place to get away from the noise and lose yourself in nature. \n View this post on Instagram The cutest camp site & the best weekend 💫 A post shared by emma🇨🇦 (@epantss) on Jul 29, 2018 at 6:55pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nMiquelon Lake Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $30+ night\nAddress: Camrose County, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This area is massive and filled with stunning hiking trails through the woods. It's also just the spot to be if you want a good old stargazing session.\n View this post on Instagram You better all think I’m sporty based off this one picture of me in leggings 😇🙏🏻✌🏻 A post shared by Aurelie🇧🇪🇨🇦 (@aurel_sen) on May 8, 2020 at 4:10pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nBeaver Lake Provincial Park\nPrice: $25+\nAddress: Lac La Biche, Alberta\nWhy You Need To Go: There's nothing quite like taking a cool dip into this lake. Fresh, calm and endlessly exciting, this spot is the ultimate must for summer camping. \n View this post on Instagram CanaDUH day 🇨🇦 A post shared by @ t_jade_ on Jul 1, 2019 at 4:13pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nBrazeau Reservoir Provincial Recreational Area\nPrice Per Night: $26+\nAddress: Brazeau Dam, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This beachy escape has two oases on-site to keep you feel serene and peaceful the whole way through. It's also a fantastic spot to view some of the diverse wildlife Alberta has to offer. \n View this post on Instagram When you think you brought enough liquor and run out on day 2 🍻 #augustlong #camping #getadivorce A post shared by marissa ✨ (@marissa.allain) on Aug 5, 2019 at 12:23pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nNorth Buck Lake Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $25+\nAddress: Athabasca County No. 12, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This spacious campsite by the deep-blue waters of North Buck Lake has got a proper remote feel to it. So when you're longing for the ultimate nature escape, you know exactly where to go. \n View this post on Instagram working on my summer glow✨🌞 #topshopstyle A post shared by BREANNE GILLESPIE (@breannegillespie) on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:58am PDT\n\nBook Here\nCarson-Pegasus Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $38+\nAddress: Woodlands County, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This picturesque spot has sparkling crystal-clear waters that will keep you enchanted your entire stay. Whether you're swimming, boating or just trying to catch glimpses of exotic birds, it'll be a camp trip to remember. \n View this post on Instagram Take time to chill. A post shared by Angeli Aluning (@miss_geli) on Jul 30, 2018 at 3:29pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nWabamun Lake Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $35+\nAddress: Wabamun Lake, Parkland County, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This camping hotspot is just the place to be if you want to hang out with both other people and wildlife. Plus, it's just under 50 minutes away from Edmonton, so you can head out anytime. \n View this post on Instagram Lake days ☀️ . . . . . #alberta #lakedays #summer #canada #wabamunlake #albertacanada #albertaviews #yeg #naturelovers #summerdays #boatlife #beachbum #yegphotography #weekendgetaways A post shared by Claudia Davila (@claaudiadavila) on May 30, 2020 at 5:05pm PDT\n\nBook Here\n\n\n\nThunder Lake Provincial Park\nPrice Per Night: $26+\nAddress: County of Barrhead No. 11, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This campground comes with a massive sandy beach that'll make you feel like you're in Cabo in the middle of the Alberta. Boating, kayaking, sailing are some of the many water-based activities you can do. Just chilling on the shores and appreciating the water is also an option.\n View this post on Instagram What a day, between walks, pumping up SUP boards, SUPing, yoga and meditation we are all sitting in the cabin with our last juice of the day so happy to be watching a movie. Day 5 was a success #juicecleanse #bestfriends #selflove #plantpowered A post shared by Lil Vegan Big World (@lilveganbigworld) on Jun 30, 2019 at 7:41pm PDT\n\nBook Here\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.