McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

McLean Creek Campground

Information: 403-949-3132
Facility Operator: Kananaskis Country Campgrounds
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This large campground is found in McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area, 12 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy. 66 and 1.3 km south on McLean Creek Trail. Sites are suitable for RVs and tents, with unserviced and power options. The campground is adjacent to many kilometers of trails in McLean Creek Public Land Use Zone (PLUZ). Access to  many outdoor recreation opportunities in a foothills setting.


Season: Year-round
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 74 - $31 Year-Round Book It
Power 96 15 / 30 $39 Year-Round Book It
Winter Camping ** 170 - $31/39 Year-Round Book It

FCFS: First Come, First Served Camping.
* Reservation can be made 90 in advance of arrival date.

Loops C & D (Sites 71-170) are specifically designed to accommodate campers with off-highway vehicles (OHV) and all-terrain vehicles (ATV). Trails from these loops permit OHVs and provide access to the staging area into McLean Creek Public Land Use Zone.

If you do not have an OHV/ATV, please book in a non-OHV/ATV campsite as there are only a few OHV/ATV campsites available. OHVs and ATVs are a type of recreation vehicle designed specifically for off-road use.

Visa & MasterCard are accepted.

Online reservations can be made year-round at McLean Creek.


Currently Booking to
June 26, 2023

Firewood can be purchased at McLean Creek store during the operating season (May 1 to Thanksgiving).  For the rest of the year, firewood is available from the service truck driving through the campground.


The McLean Creek Campground dump station will be closed from August 2nd until the end of November, 2022 for refurbishment. Campers can use the Elbow Regional Dump Station located on Highway 66, approximately 2 km east of the turn off to Mclean Creek Campground during this closure. Check Kananaskis RV Sewage Disposal Stations for others.


Water is available mid-May (exact date is weather dependent, please call campground for up-to-date information) through Thanksgiving, but water supply is shut down during the autumn/winter months.

Updated: Feb 23, 2023