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Gooseberry Campground

  Rating:    Ratings 3 Star
Sites: RV & Tent 1st Come or Reserve: 1st Come

 

Location: 42kms west of Calgary. 9.5kms west of Bragg Creek. Kananaskis Country.

Description: Gooseberry campground contains 83 campsites suited for both RV's and tents. 10 of the sites are walk-in tents only located near the Elbow River. The campground fills fast on weekends due to it's close proximity to the City of Calgary. Amenities include playground, dry toilets, water, picnic tables and fire pits. Dry firewood is available here for a fee. The nearby Elbow River runs crystal clear and popular with canoeist and kayakers. Elbow River is also the City of Calgary's water supply. Hikers can spend several days exploring this area. Several hikes listed below plus Elbow Falls and Forgetmenot Pond day use picnic areas are all near here. Forgetmenot pond is stocked with Rainbow Trout. You'll need a fishing license to try your luck. Night skies here rank # 4-5 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates. 

 Near Here: Local campgrounds include Paddy's Flat, Beaver Flats, Little Elbow and Tombstone back country. Trailheads to Prairie Mountain, Elbow Falls, Elbow Lake, Elbow Loop, Moose Mountain, Moose Mountain Ice Cave, Forgetmenot Ridge, Powderface Trail, and Nihahi Ridge are all located near here. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.



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