Etherington Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Etherington Creek Campground

Information: 403-591-7226
Facility Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Etherington Creek Campground is found in Etherington Creek Provincial Recreation Area, 45 km southwest of Longview on Hwy. 541 and 7 km south on Forestry Trunk Road. There are over 60 sites here, most of which are suitable for both RVs and tents. Several of them are walk-in tent sites. Sites are spacious and surrounded by trees. There are many trails nearby for horseback riding or hiking.


Season: May 18 - Sep 17
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 55 - $31 May 18 - Sep 17 Seasonal Closure
Walk-in Tenting 6 - $31 May 18 - Sep 17 Seasonal Closure

* Reservation can be made 90 in advance of arrival date.

Sites A1 - A6 are designated for first-come, first-served, self-registration. 


Currently Booking to
December 24, 2023

Sewage disposal station and pay phone at Highwood House.


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.

    Maps & Guides

    • Cataract Creek Snowmobile Trails Map Map, Kananaskis, Cataract Creek PRA, Etherington Creek PRA, Baril Loop Trail, Cataract Creek Trail, Cataract Loop Trail, Cummings Creek Trail, Etherington Trail, Faller's Trail, Loggers Trail, Oyster Excursion Trail, Pasque Trail, Raspberry Pass Trail, Skyline Trail, Valley Bottom Trail, Wilkinson Summit Trail, Kananaskis Country, Map -- 9085 False
    • Highwood & Cataract Summer Trails Map Map, Kananaskis, Cat Creek PRA, Cataract Creek PRA, Etherington Creek PRA,Lantern Creek PRA, Mist Creek PRA, Sentinel PRA, Baril Loop Trail, Bear Pond Trail, Carnarvon Creek Trail, Cataract Trail, Cataract Falls Trail, Cataract Loop Trail, Cat Creek Interpretive Trail, Cummings Trail, Etherington Trail, Fallers Trail, Grass Pass Trail, Loggers Trail, Lost Creek Trail, Mist Creek Trail, Mount Burke Trail, Oyster Trail, Pasque Trail, Picklejar Lakes Trail, Plateau Mountain Trail, Raspberry Pass Trail, Skyline Trail, Upper Raspberry Trail, Valley Bottom Trail, Kananaskis Country, Map -- 9085 False
    • Regulations

Updated: Jun 30, 2023