Gooseberry Campground Alberta Kananaskis Country.

Gooseberry campground is located approximately 40km west of the City of Calgary and 14km east of Paddy's Flats campground. This campground offers 83 campsites for both tents and larger RV's, dry toilets, water pumps, garbage bins, sani dump, playground, water, picnic tables and fire pits. Dry firewood is available here for sale in small bundles. The nearby Elbow River runs crystal clear and is home to wild Cutthroat Trout, Bull Trout and Rainbow Trout. You'll need a fishing license to try your luck, check your fishing regulations for catch and release. The Elbow River is the City of Calgary water supply and is also popular with canoeist and kayakers. Elbow Falls is located approximately 9km upstream. Gooseberry campground is located  within 25 minutes of the City of Calgary which makes it difficult to get a camping spot on weekends. Little Elbow campground and Paddy's Flats campground are located a short drive west of here. There are also several hikes and picnic areas located west of here. Night skies here rank #4 on the Bortle Scale. Little Elbow Campground, Beaver Flat Campground, Paddy's Flat Campground, Elbow Falls, Prairie Mountain Hike ,Moose Mountain, Nihahi Ridge, Powder Face Trail, Forget Me Not Ridge, Nihahi Ridge Hike, Elbow Loop Mountain Bike and Forgetmenot Pond day use picnic area are all located close to here. 

This is Bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.


See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.

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