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Elkwater Campground

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Elkwater Campground is in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, 20 km southeast of Medicine Hat on Hwy. 1 and 30 km south on Hwy. 41. Here there are about 80 RV-friendly sites with power and water hookups in an open mixed forest. There is close access to a playground, flush toilets, showers, and walking trails to the waterfront. Cypress Hills is a large park with many amenities and activities to offer.  Laze on the beach, go boating on the lakes, hike, bike, or enjoy an interpretive program. In winter enjoy tobogganing, downhill skiing or cross-country skiing on groomed trails.

Fire Ban

  • Updated: August 13, 2018
  • The ban prohibits ALL open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes.
  • Portable propane fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating are allowed.
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Park Boundary

Day Use


      Group Use

        Special Facilities

          Visitor Centre


            Camping: Year-round
            Site Type Campsites Rate / night
            Power/Water (15 / 30 amp) 80 $ 43
            Winter Camping 36 $ 29-36
            Reservations : May 14 - Sep 2
            Online Book It
            Phone 1-877-537-2757
            Reservation Fee $12
            Reservation Start Feb 20


            Boat Rentals (AIS Warning)
            Cabin/lodge Rentals
            Shelter - Cook
            Fast Food Concession
            Firewood Sold
            Flush Toilets
            Grocery/supply store
            Horseshoe Pitch
            Pay Phone
            Shelter - Picnic
            Sewage Disposal
            Visitor Centre
            Water - Hookup
            Water - Tap


            Camping  All sites in Elkwater Campground remain open year-round (weather permitting).

            Firewood  Firewood can be purchased in¬†Elkwater townsite.

            Note: Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

            Updated: May 28, 2018