oTENTiks are coming to a mountain park near you!

Posted on: April 29th, 2013

Are you a boomer interested in connecting with the outdoors in comfort? Is your young family looking for camping convenience? Are you thinking of camping for the first time? This summer, Parks Canada is making your camping experience in Banff National Park easier!

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Exclusive to Canada’s national parks, oTENTiks are coming to Banff National Park in July. A cross between an A-frame cabin and a prospector tent mounted on a raised wooden floor, this new visitor experience seeks to attract and connect with key target markets including urbanites, youth and new Canadians. oTENTiks is designed to modernize and diversify the traditional camping experience in the park.

The ten oTENTiks will be clustered together and embraced by Douglas fir, white spruce and pine trees along one of the most intimate shorelines in the park – Two Jack Lake. Set within Two Jack Lakeside Campground for easy access to site and town amenities, and as one of best locations for stunning views of the majestic mountain ranges.

A few oTENTik features:

 An outdoor deck overlooking Two Jack Lake presents an ideal location for relaxation,
 19 x 24 ft wide tent provides plenty of room for families or groups up to six,
 Sleeping area accommodates two-queen sized and one double-sized bunk bed with high density foammattresses for a restful night’s sleep – $145/night (includes GST),
 A spacious living room, with a table for six, offers a great activity area for inclement weather,
 A replica cast iron fireplace ensures extra warmth for cool mountain nights and mornings,
 Lighting and electrical outlets offers the convenience of night time reading or charging electronics,
 An outdoor fire pit and a Weber BBQ guarantees the tradition of camp-style cooking,
 Windows that unzip and mosquito screens allows fresh air movement and fibreglass doors that lock.

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