Spray Valley Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Ribbon Falls Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.892203 Long: -115.229125
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Ribbon Falls Backcountry Campground is in Spray Valley Provincial Park. Enjoy the beauty of your surroundings on your way to this scenic spot. There are tent pads, pit/vault toilets and secure food storage facilities here. Please note that it is illegal to remove, deface, injure/destroy trees, or collect deadwood. 

Primary access is at Ribbon Creek Day Use Area in Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area, 24 km south of Hwy. 1 off Hwy. 40. This trail is 8.8 km one-way via the Ribbon Creek Trail with 375 metres of elevation gain.

Camping

Sites Rate / Person / Night Water Source Camping Season Current Status
10 $12 River Jun 15 - Nov 30 Book It
1-877-537-2757
Firewood

Firewood available.

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    Maps & Guides

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    • Bow & Kananaskis Valleys Trail Map Map, Kananaskis, Kananaskis Village, Bow Valley PP, Elbow-Sheep WPP, Evan-Thomas PRA, Jewell Bay Backcountry, Lillian Lake Backcountry, Spray Valley PP, Stoney Creek PRA, Ribbon Falls Backcountry, Ribbon Lake Backcountry, Quaite Valley Backcountry, Baldy Pass Trail, Barrier Lake Forestry Interpretive Trail, Barrier Lake Interpretive Trail, Bill Milne Paved Bike Path Trail, Bow Valley Trail, Bow River Interpretive Trail, Centennial Ridge Trail, Eau Claire Interpretive Trail, Elk Flats Trail, Evan-Thomas Trail, Flowing Water Interpretive Trail, Galatea Creek Trail, Grotto Creek Trail, Gunn's Pass Trail, Heart Creek Interpretive Trail, Heart Mountain Trail, Hidden Coal Mine Trail, Jewell Pass Trail, Many Springs Interpretive Trail, Middle Lake Interpretive Trail, Montane Interpretive Trail, Mount Kidd Interpretive Trail, Prairie View Trail, Quaite Valley Trail, Ribbon Creek Trail, Ribbon Creek/Link/Kovach/Terrace Loop Trail, Ribbon Falls/Lake Trail, Evan-Thomas Trail, Skogan Pass Trail, Skogan/Marmot Basin Route Trail, Skogan/Ruthie's/Troll Falls/Hay Meadow Loop Trail, Skogan/Sunburst/High Level Loop Trail, Stoney, Stoney/Ruthie's/Skogan Pass Trail, Terrace/Kovach/Aspen Loop Trail, Terrace (South) Trail, Terrace/Terrace Link Loop Trail, Wasootch Creek Trail, Wedge Connector Trail, Wedge Pond Trail, Widowmaker Trail, Jewell Bay Backcountry Campground, Kananaskis Country, Map Facilities: Canoe Meadows Campground, canoe Meadows Day Use, Canoe Meadows Group Camping -- 6905 False
    • Spray Valley Trail Map (North) Map, Kananaskis - Spray Valley PP, Bow Valley WPP, Spray Valley Trail Map (South) Campground: Eau Claire, Lillian Lake Backcountry, Ribbon Falls Backcountry, Ribbon Lake Backcountry, Spray Lakes West, Rummel Lake Winter Backcountry Day Use: Buller Mountain, Driftwood, Galatea, Goat Creek, Mt. Shark, Opal, Sparrowhawk, Spray Lake, Wedge Pond Trails: Buller Creek, High Rockies (Winter), Spray Road West, Buller Pass, High Rockies (Summer) -- 6905 False
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Updated: Feb 21, 2024