McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

McLean Creek Campground

Information: 403-949-3132
Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
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This large campground is found in McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area, 12 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy. 66 and 1.3 km south on McLean Creek Trail. Sites are suitable for RVs and tents, with unserviced and power options. The campground is adjacent to many kilometers of trails in McLean Creek Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ). Access to  many outdoor recreation opportunities in a foothills setting.


Jun 1 - Oct 12 (100% reservable)
Site Type Campsites Rate / Night
Unserviced 74 $ 29
Power (15 /30 amp) 96 $ 37
Winter Camping 170 $ 29/37


Camping Notes


There are no first-come, first-served sites at this campground this year in order to reduce cash handling to align with Alberta's health guidelines due to COVID-19.

  • Loops C & D (Sites 71-170) are specifically designed to accommodate OHV users. Trails from these loops permit OHVs and provide access to the staging area into McLean Creek Public Land Use Zone.
  • Visa & MasterCard are accepted.
  • Campsites are reservable from May 1 to Thanksgiving.  For the rest of the year, campsites are First Come-First Served. 

Firewood can be purchased at McLean Creek store during the operating season (May 1 to Thanksgiving).  For the rest of the year, firewood is available from the service truck driving through the campground.


A sewage disposal station is located here. Check Kananaskis RV Sewage Disposal Stations for others.


 Water is available May through Thanksgiving, but water supply is shut down during the autumn/winter months.

Online Reservations

Updated: May 26, 2020