Cataract Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Cataract Creek Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Facility Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

This is a large campground found in Cataract Creek Provincial Recreation Area, 45 km southwest of Longview on Hwy. 541 and 12 km south on Forestry Trunk Road. There are over 100 unserviced sites suitable for tents and some RVs. Enjoy hiking in the lodgepole pine forest or try fishing in the creek.


Season: May 16 - Sep 2
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 102 - $31 No FCFS


First Come, First Serve

Firewood available for purchase on site from the campground manager.


Nearest sewage disposal station at Highwood House.


The hand pump at Cataract Creek is not potable. We recommend you bring a supply of water with you. There is potable water available nearby at Highwood House

    Maps & Guides

    • Cataract & Highwood Map (Geo Referenced) Map, Kananaskis Country, Cataract Creek PRA, Highwood PRA, map Campground: Cataract Creek Day Use: Cataract Creek, Highwood River Group use: Highwood -- 9048 False
    • Cataract Creek Snowmobile Trails Map Map, Kananaskis, Cataract Creek PRA, Etherington Creek PRA, Baril Loop Trail, Cataract Creek Trail, Cataract Loop Trail, Cummings Creek Trail, Etherington Trail, Faller's Trail, Loggers Trail, Oyster Excursion Trail, Pasque Trail, Raspberry Pass Trail, Skyline Trail, Valley Bottom Trail, Wilkinson Summit Trail, Kananaskis Country, Map -- 9048 False
    • Highwood & Cataract Summer Trails Map Map, Kananaskis, Cat Creek PRA, Cataract Creek PRA, Etherington Creek PRA,Lantern Creek PRA, Mist Creek PRA, Sentinel PRA, Baril Loop Trail, Bear Pond Trail, Carnarvon Creek Trail, Cataract Trail, Cataract Falls Trail, Cataract Loop Trail, Cat Creek Interpretive Trail, Cummings Trail, Etherington Trail, Fallers Trail, Grass Pass Trail, Loggers Trail, Lost Creek Trail, Mist Creek Trail, Mount Burke Trail, Oyster Trail, Pasque Trail, Picklejar Lakes Trail, Plateau Mountain Trail, Raspberry Pass Trail, Skyline Trail, Upper Raspberry Trail, Valley Bottom Trail, Kananaskis Country, Map -- 9048 False
    • Regulations

Updated: Feb 21, 2024