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Lodgepole Campground

Information: 403-893-3833

Lodgepole Campground is in Cypress Hills Provincial Park, 20 km southeast of Medicine Hat on Hwy. 1 and 30 km south on Hwy. 41. There are about 50 RV and tent-friendly sites perched in the hilly pine forest. It is just a few minutes drive from Elkwater and Elkwater Lake. 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 Restriction

  • Updated: September 14, 2018
  • The restriction prohibits wood, briquette and propane/natural gas fires OUTSIDE designated fire pits and the use of Turkey fryers and Tiki torches
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Day Use


      Group Use

        Special Facilities

          Visitor Centre


            Camping: Jun 30 - Sep 3
            Site Type Campsites Rate / night
            Unserviced 49 $ 23
            Reservations : Jun 30 - Sep 3
            Online Book It
            Phone 1-877-537-2757
            Reservation Fee $12
            Reservation Start Feb 20


            Firewood Sold
            Horseshoe Pitch
            Pit/Vault Toilets
            Water - Pump


            Camping  Both Cypress Hills Provincial Park-Alberta and Cypress Hills Provincial Park-Saskatchewan have campgrounds named Lodgepole. Please be aware which campground you're making reservations at. Reservations for Lodgepole campground in Cypress Hills Provincial Park-Alberta, located just outside Elkwater townsite, can be made at

            Firewood  Firewood can be purchased in¬†Elkwater townsite.

            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: May 28, 2018