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Hotel accommodations are SCARCE! There are far more racers than rooms. Be prepared to tent if you cannot reserve a room.

Hotels and motels in Grande Cache are reasonably priced, clean, and located only a short walk from the start/finish area. There are also several area campgrounds. Reserve your room EARLY, as all commercial hotel space will be full for the entire week leading up to the Death Race. Rooms and waiting lists occasionally open up in June and July, so have a plan-B and keep trying.

WHY CAMP HERE when you can instead camp at GRANDE CACHE TENT CITY for the Death Race!  See below for what you need to know: 

Tent City: Plenty of space and a festival atmosphere is created at TENT CITY (and it's not just for tents!), located on the baseball diamond fields at 104 Avenue and Memorial Drive, on the way to the Grande Cache Municipal Campground.  There will be more than enough room for everyone - no reservation required! This year the town has expanded options for Tent City to make it easier than ever for Racers to find a spot for your tent, camper or RV.  The rate is $60 for a weekend pass.  This rate covers one tent, camper or RV.  Included in the price is the use of showers and washrooms at the Rec Centre which will be open all night on Saturday. There are some washrooms at the ball diamonds and port-a-potties will be at TENT CITY.  Cash, debit or credit card will be accepted upon arrival for payment.  For more info or if you are travelling with a large group, contact Breanne at 780-827-3611 or by email at

Check in hours:

     Thursday ~ Check in 8 AM - 10 PM

     Friday ~ Check in 8 AM - 10 PM

     Saturday  ~ Check in 8 AM - 10 PM

  • There are no designated sites; choice of location is on a first-come, first-served basis; and there will be more than enough room for everyone! 
  • Please practice zero trace camping
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and picked up after.
  • Enclosed fires only!! You must supply your own wood. 

You may also find postings of Billeting and B&Bs on facebook:
-Canadian Death Race Billeting
- Canadian Death Race
- RaceHQ
- Canadian Death Race - Grande Cache, AB
- Buy and Sell Grande Cache

Hotels & Motels in Grande Cache

Grande Cache Hotel: 780-827-3377 /
Grande Cache Hotel is a proud sponsor of the Death Race and has special offers for racers during the training season. Call 780-827-3377 for more details. Facilities: 48 units, kitchenettes, color cable TV, telephones, non-smoking rooms, executive suites, licensed food service, pub, cocktail lounge, and banquet facilities. RV/Camping facilities available over Death Race Weekend.

Grande Mountain Lodge - Reservations Toll Free: 855-827-2007
Grande Mountain Lodge is a proud sponsor of the Death Race and is a modern fully renovated motel located on highway 40 in Grande Cache, Alberta.  We have completely updated rooms with all the comforts and amenities that you expect.  Enjoy the convenience of a motel with immediate highway access that is walking distance to restaurants and stores.  Plus, we have great rates. Features: Modern kitchenettes with fridge, induction cook top, microwave toaster & coffee maker; Leather furniture; Desk, table and wardrobe; Pillow top, queen size beds; Flat screen TVs; Free wireless Internet; Hardwood Flooring; Vehicle Plug-ins; Complimentary Continental breakfast (6am – 9am Continental).

Acorn Motel: 780-827-2412 (

Alpine Lodge Motel: (780) 827-2450

Best Western Grande Mountain Hotel: 780-827-3303 (Toll-Free Reservations 1-866-827-2553)
Non-smoking rooms and suites, full amenities, fitness center, restaurant, hot tub, high-speed internet, in-room coffee/tea maker, microwave, and refrigerator. Wheelchair accessible rooms available.

Big Horn Motor Inn: 780-827-3744
34 units, kitchenettes, color cable TV, telephones, laundry facilities, licensed food service, and cocktail lounge.

Misty Mountain Inn and Suites: 780-827-4268
One bedroom suites, non-smoking, fully equipped kitchens, in-room coffee and tea, free use of Misty's gym, car plug-ins, onsite laundry, 24-hour camera security.

Local Area Campgrounds

Grande Cache Municipal Campground: RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED. Office opens Wednesday, May 1st, 8:00 am 780-827-2404.
77 stalls, 55 full service, 22 partial service, dumping station, showers and laundry facilities.  All sites have water & power, 55 also have sewage. Fire wood, grated fire pits, picnic tables, flush toilets, showers, laundry facilities, lit roadways, WI-FI. Treed sites. Hiking trails. 
Sheep Creek Provincial Recreation Area, Sulphur Gates Provincial Recreation Area, Smoky River South Provincial Recreation Area, Pierre Grays Lakes Provincial Park, Big Berland Provincial Recreation Area:
Self-Registration, No Reservation Service / First Come-First Serve
Information contact 780-827-4014 or