Elk Island Retreat is a beautiful serene private campground situated 30 minutes East of Edmonton, in the heart of Strathcona County, and located only 3 km from Elk Island National Park. Elk Island Retreat is a great place to enjoy nature and unwind. Accommodations consist of comfort camping (glamping) in yurts or a more rustic experience in a tipi or trapper cabin. There are also full service RV sites and traditional tent sites. On site is a coin-operated shower and laundry facility. During your stay be sure to visit Elk Island National Park and do some hiking, canoeing, and per chance spot some bison or other wildlife. The Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village is a half hour drive and Jurrasic Forest, in Gibbons, is 45 minutes away. The site is open seasonally from March 17 to November 11.