Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Forks Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.634741 Long: -115.232454

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Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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Facility Closed

Closed for the 2022 season due to campground refurbishment.  Scheduled to re-open in 2023.

Forks Backcountry Campground is in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, 50 km south of Hwy. 1 on Hwy. 40 and south on Kananaskis Lakes Trail. The closest access is at North Interlakes Day Use Area. It is 7.3 km from the trailhead via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Three Isle Lake Trail. About 15 tent sites are nestled in the forest at this lovely creekside campground. Here there are pit/vault toilets, and secure food storage lockers. 

This trail is 7.3 km one way with 100 meters of elevation gain and is rated easy. 

Note: Please note that it is illegal to remove, deface, injure or destroy trees and using dead wood lying on the ground for firewood is also prohibited.

Camping

Closed
Jun 15 - Nov 30
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 15 $12 River

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Updated: Feb 28, 2022