Note: this is a guide only. This website does not rent campsites and the info is not current
Campsites in Kananaskis near Bragg Creek are operated by private companies. braggcreek.ca does not rent campsites. This is a guide to any quoted 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.
This information is provided for your convenience.
Please contact the campground provider for current information.
Vehicle Access Campsites
|Campground||Open||# of sites|
|Elbow River Valley – Ph: 1-403-949-3132|
|Beaver Flat||May 15-Sept 1||55|
|Gooseberry (playground)||May 1-Oct.13||83|
|Little Elbow||May 15-Sept. 22||94|
|Little Elbow Equestrian||May 15-Sept. 22||46|
|McLean Creek (playground)||Year-round||170|
|Paddy’s Flat (playground)||May 15-Sept. 22||98|
|River Cove Group Campground||Reserve||10 RV, 20 tents|
|Sheep River Valley – Ph: 1-403-949-3132|
|Mesa Butte Equestrian||May 15 – Sep. 15||15|
|North Fork||May 15 – Sep. 15||24|
|Blue Rock||May 15 – Sep. 22||66|
|Blue Rock Equestrian||May 15 – Sep. 22||17|
|Sandy McNabb||May 1 -Oct.14||112|
|Sandy McNabb Equestrian||May 1 -Oct.13||21|
|Sibbald – Ph: 1-403-673-2163|
|Sibbald Lake||May 1 – Oct. 13||134|
Firewood included. Mid-week discounts for youth and seniors. Other conditions and discounts may apply.
|Elbow River Valley – Ph: 1-877-537-2757|
|Paddy’s Flat||May 1-Oct. 13||20 units|
|River Cove||All year (?)||10 RV/20 Tents|
|Sheep River Valley – Ph: 1-877-537-2757|
|Mesa Butte Equestion||May15 – Sep. 15||15 RV/10 Tents|
|Sandy McNabb A||May 1-Oct. 13||15 RV/20 Tents|
|Sandy McNabb B||May 1-Oct. 13||15 RV/10 Tents|
|Sibbald – Ph: 1–877-537-2757|
|Pine Grove A||May 1-Oct. 27||8 RV/20 Tents|
|Pine Grove B||May 1-Oct. 27||10 RV/20 Tents|
|Stoney Creek||May 1-Oct. 13||25 RV/10 Tents|
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:
Barrier Lake Visitor Information Centre (403) 673-3985
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park Visitor Information Centre (403) 591-6322