Little Elbow Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Little Elbow 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.

This large campground is found in Little Elbow Provincial Recreation Area, about 30 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy. 66 (closed Dec.1 to May 15 annually). The campground is well-treed with well-spaced sites. There are over 60 sites suitable for RVs or tents, as well as 30 dedicated walk-in tenting sites. Scenic trails for hiking, mountain biking and horse riding are nearby, as well as fishing opportunities.

Camping

Season: May 15 - Sep 16
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 64 - $31 May 15 - Sep 15 Seasonal Closure
Walk-in Tenting 30 - $31 May 15 - Sep 15 Seasonal Closure

* Reservations can be made 90 days in advance of arrival date.

Amenities

Currently Booking to
May 31, 2024
1-877-537-2757


Camping reservations moved to Shop.AlbertaParks.ca starting February 12! Here's what you need to know.
Firewood

Firewood is available for purchase at McLean Creek store and/or from the manager's site.

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.

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Updated: Feb 21, 2024