Prior to June 15th, the only access to Etherington Creek is from the southeast: take Hwy. 22 to Longview, turn west into Kananaskis on Hwy. 541 (also labelled Hwy. 40 on Google & other maps), go 35 km to Highwood Junction (intersection of Hwy. 40, 541 & 940), turn onto Hwy. 940 & go 6 km to Etherington Creek. From June 15-Dec. 1, the campground can also be reached from the north over Highwood Pass on Hwy. 40.
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.