All aboard - come and celebrate our railway ties.
October 20th, 2023
Train-themed Camping and Dining
Aspen Crossing is a train-tastic destination located just 45 minutes SE of Calgary. You'll love the stunning prairie scenery that awaits you. A combination of elements from the historic dining car, replica train station gift shop, big rig friendly campsite, glam-ping caboose cabins and a full-size train offering excursions including, THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride! The perfect get-away for family and friends to come together. Aspen Crossing is about creating those treasured memories that we all cherish. A perfect blend of railway history that blends with horticulture. Just as our ancestors did when arriving to settle in the prairies. Come and celebrate our railway ties!
Many of Alberta’s earliest communities grew up around the railway. Today, Aspen Crossing sits astride one of the few stretches of ex-CP Rail line that the public can journey over. Alberta’s rich heritage and expansive prairie landscapes create a stunning backdrop for many unique and fun rail adventures, from a champagne brunch to a 1980s retro train. Check the website to see when and what train excursions will be offered in 2022. A combination of elements – from an historic 1887 dining car, a tavern in a heritage prairie home, the replica train station with it’s fun and quirky gift shop, big rig friendly RV sites, glamping caboose cabins, fully stocked campground store and a train excursion for every taste – make Aspen Crossing a wonderful stop on your Alberta explorations. In October, Aspen is a frightful sight, with the Halloween ‘Train of Terror.’ Around Christmas the POLAR EXPRESS™ train ride to the North Pole has been delighting kids, parents and grandparents, for many years. Book your tickets early. Aspen Crossing - it’s a prairie oasis where family and friends come together to reconnect and create treasured memories. Come and celebrate our railway ties!
Join us for outdoor patio dining at both the Tavern and the Dining Car. The campground features a swimming lagoon, seasonal store, pull-through sites, and big-rig friendly RV sites with 30 and 50 amp service. The resort is a wonderful escape just 40 minutes from south Calgary.
Book a train excursion during your stay at our campground to receive a discount on your tickets!
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