Elk River Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Elk River Campground

Information: 780-865-2154
Facility Operator: West Fraser Mills-Fox Creek Development Association

Park Closed

  • Due to the wildfires in the area, Elk River Provincial Recreation Area is closed until further notice.

Elk River Campground is found in Elk River Provincial Recreation Area, 17 km southwest of Lodgepole on Hwy. 620 and 47 km west on Elk River Road. A small campground with large, well spaced sites nestled in a mixed forest. Some sites have a view of the river. There is nearby access to OHV and horse trails, though they are not permitted inside the recreation area.  


Season: May 15 - Oct 31
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 16 - $15 Feb 5 - Oct 15 Closed
Walk-in Tenting 3 - $15 Feb 5 - Oct 15 Closed

  • All sites are First Come, First Serve
  • Campsite is not maintained during the off season
  • For any info, please call 780-865-2154 on Mon to Fri 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


First Come, First Serve

No charge firewood available at campground.


Recent changes to the recreation area regulation under the Public Health Act have affected provision of drinking water in this campground – we cannot absolutely guarantee that water from hand pumps is free of pathogens because of the risk of ground water contamination. As a result, Alberta Parks recommends that you bring your own drinking water.

Updated: Jan 30, 2024