Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Paddys Flat Campground

Information: 403-949-3132
Directions
Facility Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Paddy's Flat Campground is found in Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area, 13.2 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy. 66. Here there are nearly 100 well-treed sites which are well suited for RVs and tents. Several of the sites back on to the Elbow River. There are interpretive trails accessible from the campground and other horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking trails nearby. 

Camping

Season: May 1 - Sep 16
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 98 - $31 No Seasonal Closure

Amenities

First Come, First Serve
Firewood

Firewood available for purchase at McLean Creek campground store, at manager's site and from firewood truck.

Water

Water is available from a hand pump at this site. Although Alberta Parks strives to maintain water quality, we recommend that you bring your own drinking water.

    Maps & Guides

    • Elbow Valley Summer Trails Map Map, Kananaskis, Big Elbow Backcountry, Cobble Flats PRA, Dawson PRA, Elbow Falls PRA, Elbow River PRA, Elbow River Launch PRA, Elbow-Sheep WPP, Little Elbow PRA, McLean Creek PRA, Moose Mountain Trailhead PRA, Mount Romulus Backcountry, Tombstone Backcountry, West Bragg Creek PRA, Beaver Flats Interpretive Trail, Elbow Falls Interpretive Trail, Fullerton Loop Trail, Little Elbow Interpretive Trail, McLean Creek Interpretive Trail, Nihahi Ridge Trail, Paddy’s Flat Interpretive Trail, Tombstone Lake Trail, Riverview Trail, Big Elbow Trail, Diamond T Loop Trail, Ford Creek Trail, Ford Knoll Trail, Elbow Valley Trail, Little Elbow Trail, Moose Mountain Trail, Nihahi Creek Trail, Powderface Creek Trail, Powderface Ridge Trail, "Prairie Link Trail", Sulphur Springs Trail, Threepoint Mountain Trail, Tom Snow Trail, Trail Creek Trail, Wildhorse Trail, Crystal Line Trail, Elbow Trail, Hostel Loop Trail, Moose Loop Trail, Sundog Trail, Telephone Trail, Kananaskis Country, Map, River Cove Group, Paddys Flat Group, Cobble Flats Group, Little Elbow Equestrian, North Fork PRA, Mesa Butte PRA, Gooseberry PRA, Gooseberry Campground, Fisher Creek PRA, -- 9459 False
    • Regulations

Updated: Feb 21, 2024