Cypress Hills Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Elkwater Cabins

Information: 403-893-3833
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    Experience the beautiful setting of Cypress Hills Provincial Park year-round in the comfort and seclusion of a hut or cabin.

    Browse our huts or call the Visitor Centre at 403-893-3833 to choose the perfect hut for your next adventure.


Cabins Capacity Available Rate
2 x 3 Person Jan 1 - Dec 31 $ 100 / night


    • One single over double bunk bed, all with mattresses
    • Mini Fridge
    • Table & chairs
    • Power & lighting
    • Electric heater
    • Fire pit and picnic table outside

What to Bring

    • Cook stove and fuel
    • Firewood
    • Pots and pans, dishes and utensils
    • Water containers (drinking water available from outside taps)
    • Bedding/sleeping bag
    • Towels & toiletries
    • Flashlight


    Experience the beautiful setting of Cypress Hills Provincial Park in the comfort of a cabin. Each of the cabins sleeps three on a single over double bunkbed. The living space is an open concept studio layout with a small kitchenette and eating space. The cabins are located in Elkwater Campground; close to showers, washrooms, playgrounds, trails and town site amenities. Three of the cabins are available year-round. After Dec 1, reserve by calling the Cypress Hills Visitor Centre

    Please ensure you are arriving during operating hours.  If you will be arriving after hours, please contact the Visitor Centre (403-893-3833) to make arrangements to access the cabin. For inquiries, email

Please Note

    • Running water is not available in the cabins.
    • Outhouses and drinking water are located close to the cabins. Showers and flush toilets are available nearby in the campground.
    • Grey water (e.g. dish water) must be disposed of in the outhouse.
    • Please remove all garbage from the cabin at check-out and dispose of in the receptacles provided. Do not leave any garbage in the cabins or fire pits.


    • Payment and check-in/check-out is at the Campground Registration Booth (Visitor Centre, Sept – May) .
    • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.  Early check-in is not guaranteed.
    • Check-out time is 12:00 noon.  Late check-out is not available.
    • Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours prior to 2 p.m. on the day of check-in.  Cancellations may only be done by contacting the Reservation Line at 1-877-537-2757 or online at
    • Pets are not allowed in or around the buildings (with the exception of service dogs).
    • Smoking and/or vaping of tobacco and cannabis is strictly prohibited inside the buildings.