Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 51.023576 Long: -115.082083
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself at the Canadian Red Cross.

This scenic backcountry equestrian campground is found in Bow Valley Provincial Park on the northwest shore of Barrier Lake. The closest access is at the Barrier Dam Day Use Area, 30 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1 and 12 km south on Hwy. 40. It is 3.9 km km from the trailhead and is rated easy. It can also be reached by boat. Here there are tent pads, hitching rails, corrals, pit/vault toilets, secure food storage lockers and firewood provided. Secondary access via Quaite Creek Trail/ Jewell Pass Trail from Heart Creek Day Use Area is 9.4 km and 340 m of elevation.

Camping

Jun 16 - Apr 13
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 7 $12 Lake

Reservations

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Camping Notes

Camping

Campground closed annually from April 14-June 16 for spring elk movement.

Updated: Nov 30, 2022