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At about 5,500 feet above sea level snow still surrounds Little Elbow Campground even in early June. Although spring is very much in the air at this time of year, moisture that falls on the prairies as rain often arrives in this area as snow.

Archaeologists have found evidence in the Elbow River valley suggesting its inhabitants have been hunting and fishing this area for more than 9000 years and now a large part of Calgary, its nearest city, relies heavily on its water to satisfy its needs.

Day users relish in the wide variety of hiking trails suitable for all skill levels. And of course campers come to enjoy being on the precipice of one of Alberta’s unspoiled wildernesses, with ample recreational opportunities at their finger tips.
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Crisis in Alberta Parks: Is Rowdiness Ruining Your Camping Experience?

June 3, 2013
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When most of us think about camping in Alberta’s great outdoors, visions of pitching our tents in idyllic locales, swimming in pristine lakes and rivers and preparing our food over open fires often come to mind. Increasingly however, campers have been experiencing the unpleasantness of being awoken by rowdy campers partying well after quiet hours […]

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Mosquito Creek Campground – Banff National Park

March 20, 2013
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Alberta boasts one of the most spectacular highways anywhere and camping along it has been enjoyed by generations of campers the world over. The Icefields Parkway, located deep in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, winding through two of Canada’s treasured national parks (Banff & Jasper), provides its visitor with stunning views at every turn. Speckled with glaciers, […]

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Lundbreck Falls – Alberta Camping & Fishing at its Best!

March 20, 2013
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Located midway between Pincher Creek and the Crowsnest Pass in Alberta’s south western corner lies a campground worthy of a visit. Lundbreck Falls campground, named for the small town to the east, provides its visitors with a cool break on their travels through the region. Lundbreck Falls themselves are a magnificent sight, with the Crowsnest […]

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Mount Kidd RV Park

March 19, 2013
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One of our favourite places to camp during the winter months is Mount Kidd RV Park located on highway #40 just south of highway #1 in Kananaskis Country, Alberta about 90 minutes east of Banff and an 70 minutes west of Calgary. Ideally suited for winter camping, Mount Kidd RV Park offers a coin laundry, […]

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Turbine Canyon Campground – Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

March 16, 2013
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Having spent a good many nights camping and a good many days hiking the Kananaskis Lakes region in Alberta’s Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, we thought it was high time we leave the RV behind and spend some time camping at a favourite backcountry campground in the area. Tucked back in a corner of Kananaskis Country […]

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