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 beautiful Yurts and Trapper Cabins or a more rustic experience in a tipi. 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. Fort Saskatchewan has all your shopping needs and Edmonton - nicknamed the festival city - is only a 40 minute drive. Elk Island Retreat is open seasonally from March 17 to November 11.