Location: 42kms west of
9.5kms west of Bragg Creek. Kananaskis Country.
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
campground fills fast on weekends
due to it's close proximity to the City of Calgary.
Amenities include playground,
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
Forgetmenot pond is stocked with
Rainbow Trout. You'll need a
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.
Local campgrounds include
and Tombstone back country. Trailheads to
Moose Mountain Ice Cave,
are all located near here. This is bear country,
food and food related items must be stored properly.