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Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
This backcountry campground is found in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park. It can be accessed via the Quaite Valley Trail, which starts at the Heart Creek Day Use Area about 18 km east of Canmore on Hwy. 1. The campground is about 4.5 km from the trailhead. There are 20 tenting sites, with group firepits (firewood provided), pit/vault toilets, and secure food storage lockers available. Secondary access from Barrier Dam Day Use Area and is 8.6 km and 240 m of elevation.
This trail is 4.7 km one way with 100 meters of elevation gain and is rated easy.
|Site Type||Campsites||Rate / Person / Night||Water Source|
|Designated Backcountry||20||$12||Jewell Creek|