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Elkwood Campground

Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
Information: 403-591-7226
Directions to Campground

Fire Ban

  • Updated: August 14, 2017
  • The ban prohibits ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes.
  • Portable propane fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating are allowed.
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Elkwood Campground is in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, 50 km south of Hwy. 1 on Hwy. 40 and south on Kananaskis Lakes Trail. This large campground offers well-treed sites for RVs and tents, and has both unserviced and power/water options.  There are many amenities and activities available here, including interpretive programs, a playground, showers, hiking trails, paved bike paths, and close access to the Kananaskis Lakes. 

Park Boundary

Day Use


      Group Use


          Visitor Centre


            Camping: May 10 - Oct 9
            Site Type Campsites Rate / night
            Unserviced 61 $ 26
            Power/Water ( / 30 amp) 69 $ 40
            Reservations : May 10 - Oct 9
            Online Book It
            Phone 1-877-537-2757
            Reservation Fee $12
            Reservation Start Feb 21


            Flush Toilets
            Pay Phone
            Pit/Vault Toilets
            Water - Hookup
            Water - Tap
            Secure Food Storage


            Camping  Showers take $2.00 tokens (for a 5-minute shower); Visa & MasterCard accepted; on-site manager & caretaker; season dates subject to snow levels.

            Firewood  Firewood available for purchase at Boulton Creek campground store and on site from campground attendants. 

            Note: Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

            Peter Lougheed

            Updated: Jul 4, 2017