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Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground

Lat: 51.023576 Long: -115.082083 | Directions
Information: 403-678-0760

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 4.2 km from the trailhead. It can also be reached by boat. Here there are tent pads, hitching rails, corrals, pit/vault toilets, and secure food storage lockers.

Park Boundary
    Camping: Jun 16 - Apr 14
    Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night
    Designated Backcountry 7 12
    Water Source: Lake
    Reservations: Year Round
    Online Request
    Reservation Fee $12
    Availability Online Vacancy Calendar


    Firewood Available
    Hitching Rails
    Horse Corrals
    Pit/Vault Toilets
    Secure Food Storage

    Camping Notes

    • Campground closed annually from April 15-June 15 for spring elk movement.

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    Updated: May 28, 2018