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Paddy's Flat Campground Campsite C40

Paddy’s Flat Campground

Just a short drive from Bragg Creek, Alberta along Highway #66, the scenic highway that follows the Elbow River West into Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, Paddy’s Flat campground is the perfect base from which campers can explore this remarkable section of Kananaskis Country at their leisure.

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View From Nihahi Ridge High Above Little Elbow Campground

Little Elbow Campground – Kananaskis Country

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. Elbow River Valley 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 ...

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Bluerock Wildland Provincial Park

Bluerock Campground

Looking for a campground with a backcountry feel? A campground that’s on the edge of one of Alberta’s great wilderness areas? Then Bluerock Campground in Kananaskis Country, Alberta maybe just what you’re looking for. Located approximately 40 km west of the town of Turner Valley in Sheep River Provincial Park, Bluerock campground is about as far as one can get from the hustle and bustle of civilization while still being in a maintained facility. Situated ...

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Gooseberry Campground

Five Gorgeous Campgrounds Near Calgary

Fortunate we Calgarians are to have five remarkable campgrounds within a short commute. Fortunate that is, if you enjoy pure fresh air, clean mountain streams and wildlife at your doorstep, all within 40 minutes of Calgary’s western outskirts.

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Alberta Camping News

Harvest Firewood Yourself

Cut Your Own Firewood in Alberta

A number of years ago my wife and I started harvesting firewood directly from the forests surrounding the campgrounds we stayed in. Now, there are rules in place and you must be a certain distance away from campgrounds to do it, but many Albertans have begun to harvest their own firewood.

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May Long Weekend Liquor Ban in Some Alberta Campgrounds

May Long weekend 2015 Liquor Bans

Once again this year the provincial government will be implementing liquor bans in some Alberta campgrounds this May long weekend. In recent years Alberta has used the liquor bans to counter what has become one of the rowdiest weekends in Alberta campgrounds.

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Tillebrook Provincial Park

Alberta Staggers 2015 Campground Reservations on Opening Day

Yesterday marked the opening of reservation season for Alberta’s campgrounds. This year, in order to mitigate the huge volume of reservations and the resulting strain on the government’s computer servers and call center, the reservations began at different times of the day for different regions of the province.

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Dinosaur Provincial Park Campground

Alberta to Increase Campground Fees for 2015

Alberta’s campground fees are due to increase in 2015 bringing in an additional $2 million which will be reinvested in Alberta’s 245 provincial campgrounds. These additional funds will be used to maintain and improve amenities such as picnic tables, fire pits, washrooms, showers, visitor centers, playgrounds, boat launches, trails and roads.

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