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Location: 165kms south of Calgary. 20kms south of Vulcan on road #529 . Northwest shore of Travers Reservoir. Southern Alberta
Description: Little Bow campground contains 205 campsites for both RV’s and tents. Some of the sites are surrounded by balsam popular trees creating a wind break and some privacy. However most are located on open grass.
Amenities include group camping, picnic shelters, public phone, snack bar, showers, water, fire wood, picnic tables, sani dump, beach, swimming area, boat launch, boat rentals, fish cleaning station, horseshoe pits and play grounds. Little Bow Campground is very popular and is often fully booked during the summer. Travers Reservoir offers good Brown Trout, Perch, Whitefish, Pike and Walleye fishing. You’ll need a fishing license to try your luck.
This campground is excellent for families with young children. Kids can spend hours on the beach and nearby playgrounds. Bird watchers won’t be disappointed. Little Bow provincial park is situated within an important bird sanctuary and attracts numerous species of migration birds. Great Horned Owls can often be seen perched in the huge popular trees located next to your campsite. Boaters will find a well designed easy to use boat launch and can explore Travers Reservoirs entire 16km length along with Travers Dam located at the east end. Night skies here rank #3 on the Bortle Scale.