Bow Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Jewell Bay Equestrian Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 51.02354210027914 Long: -115.08229823261303
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Facility Closed

Construction Closure 

Construction Advisory - Barrier Dam Day Use to Jewell Bay Backcountry CampgroundConstruction Advisory - Barrier Dam Day Use to Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground

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.


Sites Rate / Person / Night Water Source Camping Season Current Status
5 $12 Lake Jun 16 - Apr 14
Campground Closed


Updated: Feb 16, 2024