Peter Lougheed Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Canyon Campground

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

Canyon Campground is in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, 50 km south of Hwy. 1 on Hwy. 40 and south on Kananaskis Lakes Trail. There are 50 unserviced sites suitable for RVs and tents, with larger sites on open grass and smaller sites in the trees. Canyon Campground is situated just north of the earthern Pocaterra Hydroelectric Dam on Lower Kananaskis Lake, and offers access to hiking and mountain biking trails and paved bike trails.

Camping

Season: May 15 - Sep 15
Site Type Campsites Power Rate/Night Reservable Dates Current Status
Unserviced 50 - $31 No Seasonal Closure

Food lockers available for cyclists. Visa & MasterCard accepted. Pull-through sites available. On-site manager/caretaker.

Amenities

First Come, First Serve
Firewood

Firewood available for purchase on site from the campground manager or at Boulton Creek campground store.

Sewage

A sewage disposal station is located here. There are two other sewage disposal stations in the area. Check Kananaskis RV Sewage Disposal Stations for a full listing.

Water
  • Seasonal start-up - May 27 (Weather dependant)
  • Season shut down - September 12

    Maps & Guides

    • Backcountry Etiquette Parks: Peter Lougheed PP Big Elbow PRA Bow Valley PP Bow Valley WPP Spray Valley PP Elbow-Sheep WPP Facilities: Aster Lake Backcountry Campground Big Elbow Backcountry Campground Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground Forks Backcountry Campground Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground Mount Romulus Backcountry Campground Mount Romulus Equestrian Backcountry Campground Point Backcountry Campground Quaite Valley Backcountry Campground Ribbon Falls Backcountry Campground Ribbon Lake Backcountry Campground Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Campground Three Isle Lake Backcountry Campground Tombstone Backcountry Campground Tombstone Equestrian Backcountry Campground Turbine Canyon Backcountry Campground -- 6702 False
    • Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced) Map, Kananaskis Country, Spary valley PP, Peter Lougheed PP, map Campground: Eau Claire, Lillian Lake Backcountry, Ribbon Falls Backcountry, Ribbon Lake Backcountry, Spray Lakes West, Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry,Boulton Creek, Canyon, Elkwood, Interlakes, Lower Lake, William Watson Lodge, Mount Sarrail Walk-in Tenting, Aster Lake Backcountry, Elbow Lake Backcountry, Forks Backcountry, Point Backcountry, Three Isle Lake Backcountry, Turbine Canyon Backcountry Group Use: Lower Lake, Pocaterra Walk-in Tenting Day Use: Buller Mountain, Driftwood, Galatea, Goat Creek, Mt. Shark, Opal, Sparrowhawk, Spray Lake, Wedge Pond, Black Prince, Boulton Bridge, Burstall Pass, Canyon, Chester Lake, Elbow Pass, Elk Pass, Elpoca, Grizzly Creek, Highwood Meadows, King Creek, Little Highwood Pass, Lower Lake, North Interlakes, Panorama, Peninsula, Pocaterra, Rock Glacier, Sawmill, Upper Lake, White Spruce, Elkwood Trailhead Trails: Banff, Galatea Creek, Mount Shark, Terrace South, Wedge Connector, Frozen Toad Loop Snowshoe, Rolly Road Training Grid, South Sawmill Loop, Tailwater Snowshoe, Torpor Loop, William Watson Lodge Connector -- 6702 False
    • Turbine Canyon Backcountry Campground Map Map, Kananaskis, Turbine Canyon Backcountry, Peter Lougheed PP, Kananaskis Country -- 6702 False
    • Regulations
    • Safe Boating Guide

Updated: Feb 21, 2024