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winter

McLean Creek Campground is open during the winter

 

High Country Camping

Sheep River Valley, Cataract Creek, Blue Rock, Etherington, Sandy McNabb
1-866-366-2267

Bow Valley Park Campgrounds

Bow Valley, Sibbald
1-403-673-2163

 

Kananaskis Camping

Note: this is a guide only. This site does not rent campsites and the info is not current

Government Parks Reservation Service

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Campsites in Kananaskis near Bragg Creek are operated by private companies. braggcreek.ca does not rent campsites. This is a guide to prices and availability only. Prices and dates quoted are to the best of our knowledge. We are not responsible for price changes or additional costs.

Campsites in the Elbow Valley

The operators are Kananaskis Country Campgrounds, phone number 403-949-3132.

Reservations can be made in person at the McClean Creek Store.

The McClean Creek Store's Hours are:
Sunday - Thursday 10-6
Friday and Saturday 10-10
Starting around the May Long Weekend, they go 7 days a week, 10 to 10.

Elbow Valley Information Centre

The Elbow Valley Information Centre is operated by the province. It is only open during the summer for a few hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If it's open when you drive by, stop in and say hello. Don't tell them I sent you.

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This information is provided for your convenience.
Please contact the campground provider for current information.

Vehicle Access Campsites

Campground Open Fees # of sites

Elbow River Valley - Ph: 1-403-949-3132

Beaver Flat May 16-Sept.6   55
Gooseberry (playground) April 29 -Oct.10   83
Little Elbow May 16-Oct.10  

94

Little Elbow Equestrian
(2 horses included, additional $5 each)
May 16-Oct.10   46
McLean Creek (playground) Year-round   170
Paddy's Flat (playground) May 13-Oct.10   98

Sheep River Valley - Ph: 1-403-949-3132

Mesa Butte Equestrian
(2 horses included, additional $5 each)
May 15 - Sep. 18   15
North Fork May 15 - Sep. 18   24
Fisher Creek Year-round   30
Blue Rock May 15 - Sep. 18   66
Blue Rock Equestrian
(2 horses included, additional $5 each)
May 15 - Sep. 18   17
Sandy McNabb April 28 -Oct.9   98
Sandy McNabb Equestrian
(2 horses included, additional $5 each)
Year-round   21

Sibbald - Ph: 1-403-673-2163

Sibbald Lake April 28 -Oct.9   134
Dawson Equestrian Year-round   17
 

Group Campgrounds

Firewood included. Mid-week discounts for youth and seniors. Other conditions and discounts may apply.

Campground Open 1-10 Units Each Add'l Firewood Capacity

Elbow River Valley - Ph: 1-403-949-3132

Paddy's Flat April 28 -
Oct. 9
    Included 20 units
River Cove All year     Included 10 units

Sheep River Valley - Ph: 1-403-949-3132

Mesa Butte
Equestion (20 horses included, each additional $5)
May15 - Sep. 18     Included 15 RV/
10 Tents
Sandy McNabb A April 28 - Oct.9     Included 15 RV/
20 Tents
Sandy McNabb B April 28 - Oct.9     Included 15 RV/
5 Tents

Sibbald - Ph: 1-403-673-2163

Pine Grove A April 28 -
Oct. 30
    Included 8 RV/
20 Tents
Pine Grove B April 28 -
Oct. 30
    Included 10 RV/
20 Tents
Stoney Creek April 28 -
Oct. 30
    Included 25 RV/
8 Tents
           

BackCountry Campgrounds

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Camping by Elbow Lake

BackCountry permits are required to camp at any of the designated backcountry campgrounds in Kananaskis. The Elbow Valley has three campgrounds:
Big Elbow (6 units), Romulus (14 units), Tombstone (11 units). Purchase passes at the Elbow District office on Hwy 66 or call 1-403-678-3136. In Alberta call toll free by dialing 310-0000 first.

Free Zone Camping

One of the more common questions we receive at the Elbow Valley Information Centre is "Where can I camp for free?".

Random camping is permissible in some areas. For information regarding this activity, please contact one of the Kananaskis Visitor Information Centres at the following numbers:

Elbow Valley Visitor Information Centre (403) 949-4261

Barrier Lake Visitor Information Centre  (403) 673-3985

Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Visitor Information Centre (403) 591-6322

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