Castle Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Lynx Creek Campground

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Directions

Lynx Creek Campground is in Castle Provincial Park, 20 km west of Pincher Creek on Hwy. 507, 16 km south on Hwy. 774 and 15 km west on O'Hagen Road. This peaceful spot offers spacious sites surrounded by trees, with a few by the creek. Take a creekside hike, fish for trout, and explore the southern Rockies. There are OHV trails in the area, though OHVs must be kept on trailers within the campground.

Camping

Season: May 17 - Oct 2
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 27 - $23 No FCFS

Opening dates are subject to weather conditions.

Campsites are first come-first served.  Self-registration is in effect with camping fees paid by cash or personal cheque only.

Amenities

First Come, First Serve
Firewood
  • Firewood alert! Firewood not available. Help stop the spread of forest pests, Dutch elm disease and emerald ash borer. Plan to buy firewood locally, burn on site, never bring home.

 

Water

You are expected to bring your own water. Government of Alberta regulations require that water from pumps/taps like the one located here NOT be used for drinking, cooking or washing (including brushing teeth and washing dishes). Water from the pump/tap onsite can only be used for purposes like putting out a campfire.

Accessibility

Wheelchair Accessible Washrooms.

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    Maps & Guides

    • Bird Checklist birding. checklist, Castle Parks, Castle PP, Castle WPP, Publications Beaver Mines Lake Campground Castle Falls Campground Castle River Bridge Campground Lynx Creek Campground Designated Camping Areas 1 Campground Designated Camping Areas 2 Campground Designated Camping Areas 3 Campground Designated Camping Areas 4 Campground Designated Camping Areas 5 Campground Designated Camping Areas 6 Campground Designated Camping Areas 7 Campground Designated Equestrian Camping Area Campground Beaver Mines Boat Launch Day Use Beaver Mines Entrance Staging Day Use Beaver Mines Forest Day Use Beaver Mines Lakeview Day Use Carbondale Staging Day Use Castle Falls Day Use Castle River Bridge Day Use Lynx Creek Day Use Syncline North Day Use Syncline South Day Use Table Mountain Staging Day Use Gladstone Creek Day Use Syncline Barnaby Staging Day Use Syncline A Group Use Syncline B Group Use Beaver Mines Lake Cabins CC Castle River Bridge Cabins CC -- 31026 False
    • Campgrounds Map Castle PP, map, Beaver Mines Lake Campground, Beaver Mines Boat Launch Day Use, Beaver Mines Entrance Staging Day Use, Beaver Mines Forest Day Use, Beaver Mines Lakeview Day Use, Castle Falls Campground, Castle River Bridge Campground, Lynx Creek Campground, Syncline A Group Use, Syncline B Group Use, Table Mountain Staging Day Use, Great Divide Trail -- 31026 False
    • Designated Camping Areas (DCAs) Map Castle PP, map, Beaver Mines Lake Campground, Beaver Mines Boat Launch Day Use, Beaver Mines Entrance Staging Day Use, Beaver Mines Forest Day Use, Beaver Mines Lakeview Day Use, Castle Falls Campground, Castle River Bridge Campground, Lynx Creek Campground, Syncline A Group Use, Syncline B Group Use, Table Mountain Staging Day Use, Great Divide Trail -- 31026 False
    • Castle Summer Park Guide Castle PP, Castle WPP, Random Camping, Backcountry Camping, Mount Ptolemy, Great Divide Trail North, Syncline Trail Network, Andy Good Base, Designated Camping Areas Equestrian, Castle PP Beaver Mines Lake Campground Castle Falls Campground Castle River Bridge Campground Lynx Creek Campground Designated Camping Areas 1 Campground Designated Camping Areas 2 Campground Designated Camping Areas 3 Campground Designated Camping Areas 4 Campground Designated Camping Areas 5 Campground Designated Camping Areas 6 Campground Designated Camping Areas 7 Campground Designated Equestrian Camping Area Campground Beaver Mines Boat Launch Day Use Beaver Mines Entrance Staging Day Use Beaver Mines Forest Day Use Beaver Mines Lakeview Day Use Carbondale Staging Day Use Castle Falls Day Use Castle River Bridge Day Use Lynx Creek Day Use Syncline North Day Use Syncline South Day Use Table Mountain Staging Day Use Gladstone Creek Day Use Syncline Barnaby Staging Day Use Syncline A Group Use Syncline B Group Use Beaver Mines Lake Cabins CC Castle River Bridge Cabins CC -- 31026 False
    • Castle Summer Trail Map Georeferenced Map, Castle PP, Designated Summer Trails Map 2018, Castle WPP Campground: Beaver Mines Lake, Castle Falls, Castle River Bridge, Lynx Creek, Comfort Camping: Beaver Mines Lake Cabins Day Use: Beaver Mines Boat Launch, Beaver Mines Entrance Staging, Beaver Mines Forest, Beaver Mines Lakeview, Carbondale Staging, Castle Falls, Castle River Bridge, Lynx Creek, Syncline North, Syncline South, Table Mountain Staging, Gladstone Creek, Group Use: Syncline A, Syncline B, Designated Camping Areas Equestrian, Castle PP Trails: Andy Good Base Barnaby and Southfork Lake Beaver Mines Interpretive Trail Bovin (Blue) Lake Gardiner Creek/ Great Divide Connector Great Divide Trail North Grizzly and Ruby Lakes Middle Kootenay Pass Middle Kootenay Pass North Drywood Falls North Kootenay Pass North Lost Creek North York Creek/ Plane Crash Table Mountain -- 31026 False
    • Castle Winter Trails Map Georeferenced Map, Castle PP, Designated Winter Trails Map, Castle WPP Campground: Beaver Mines Lake, Castle Falls, Castle River Bridge, Lynx Creek, Comfort Camping: Beaver Mines Lake Cabins Day Use: Beaver Mines Boat Launch, Beaver Mines Entrance Staging, Beaver Mines Forest, Beaver Mines Lakeview, Carbondale Staging, Castle Falls, Castle River Bridge, Lynx Creek, Syncline North, Syncline South, Table Mountain Staging, Gladstone Creek Group Use: Syncline A, Syncline B Trails: Andy Good Base Barnaby and Southfork Lake Beaver Mines Interpretive Trail Bovin (Blue) Lake Gardiner Creek/ Great Divide Connector Great Divide Trail North Grizzly and Ruby Lakes Middle Kootenay Pass Middle Kootenay Pass North Drywood Falls North Kootenay Pass North Lost Creek North York Creek/ Plane Crash Table Mountain -- 31026 False
    • Equestrian Guide Castle Wildland and Provincial Parks Castle PP, Castle WPP, Random Camping, Backcountry Camping, Mount Ptolemy, Great Divide Trail North, Syncline Trail Network, Andy Good Base, Designated Equestrian Camping Area Campground, Beaver Mines Lake Campground Castle Falls Campground Castle River Bridge Campground Lynx Creek Campground Designated Camping Areas 1 Campground Designated Camping Areas 2 Campground Designated Camping Areas 3 Campground Designated Camping Areas 4 Campground Designated Camping Areas 5 Campground Designated Camping Areas 6 Campground Designated Camping Areas 7 Campground Designated Equestrian Camping Area Campground Beaver Mines Boat Launch Day Use Beaver Mines Entrance Staging Day Use Beaver Mines Forest Day Use Beaver Mines Lakeview Day Use Carbondale Staging Day Use Castle Falls Day Use Castle River Bridge Day Use Lynx Creek Day Use Syncline North Day Use Syncline South Day Use Table Mountain Staging Day Use Gladstone Creek Day Use Syncline Barnaby Staging Day Use Syncline A Group Use Syncline B Group Use Beaver Mines Lake Cabins CC Castle River Bridge Cabins CC -- 31026 False
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Updated: Jan 26, 2024