Happy Camp

Small buildings on low hill by water in mountain valley

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Happy Camp is the first campground after crossing the summit on the Canadian side (hiking south to north). In peak summer months it can be a popular and crowded campground.


Mile marker: 20.5
Kilometer marker: 33
Site elevation: 2,950 ft

Campsites: 25 sites, wooden platforms

Warming shelter: 1 cabin

Food storage: food cache cabin

Toilet: 2 pit outhouses

Water source: Small body of water is located a short distance from the campground

Grey water disposal: pack out all food scraps, dispose of grey water into official grey water pits to practice Leave No Trace

Notes: This campground is in Canada and managed by Parks Canada.

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Last updated: June 10, 2016

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