First Come or Reserve
Location: 26kms south on the #60 Kananaskis Trail highway, 115kms west of Calgary. Kananaskis Country Alberta.
Description: Mount Kidd campground is open year round and contains 229 well treed campsites for both RV’s and tents. The campground fills fast due it’s reservation system and close proximity to the City of Calgary.
Amenities include amphitheater, tennis courts, wading pool, small store, propane sales, pay telephone, showers, water hookups, power hookups, picnic tables, fire pits, flush toilets, water, sani dump, paved bike paths and interpretive hiking trails. Dry firewood is available here for a fee.
There are several nice trails located in the area along with paved bike paths that are also popular during the winter months for cross county skiing and snowshoeing. Friends of ours stayed here on Halloween and found local campers trick or treating, handing out candy to children dressed in Halloween costumes. Mount Kidd is popular with large RV campers due to the nearby Kananaskis Country golf course.
Kananaskis Village and Nakiska Ski Resort are also located a few minutes north of here. Exploring Peter Lougheed Provincial Park and Upper and Lower Kananaskis Lakes 30kms south of the campground makes a nice day outing. Night skies here rank #1 on the Bortle Scale. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.