Elkwater Campground is a campground located in Elkwater.
Elkwater is a full service townsite on the Elkwater Lake shore. There are two restaurants , a service station, and a small grocery store to serve your needs. The Elkwater Lake Lodge and Resort is located at the northeast end of the townsite, while the new Visitor Centre sits near the lake at the opposite end of town. A variety of interpretive programs and activities are held in the park year round and operate out of the Visitor Centre. As well, there are 5 campgrounds located within the Elkwater town site. On the Alberta side, you’ll find 15 campgrounds, with camping services that include full-services sites with showers to basic or walk-in tenting sites. Some campgrounds have day use areas, beaches, playgrounds, nature trails, interpretive viewpoints, and more.
Reservations are available for campgrounds within the Elkwater townsite area. Reservations for individual campsites begin on May 1 at 9:00am by calling (403) 893-3782 or online at www.reserve.albertaparks.ca. Any sites not reserved will become available on a first come, first served basis. Campgrounds outside of the Elkwater townsite are available on a first come, first served basis.
Nearby restaurants include Elkwater Landing Foods Ltd.
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Just half an hour south of the Trans Canada Highway, this high plateau stands above the prairie as an island of cool and moist forest. With its mix of forests, wetlands and grasslands, it is home to an astonishing diversity of plants and animals: over 220 bird species, 47 mammal species, as well as several species each of reptiles and amphibians. The rich story of people in this environment is most easily experienced at Fort Walsh.
With such varied resources, Cypress Hills is a wild and wonderful place to explore! Three visitor centres provide entertaining information about the parks. Campgrounds are open year round or you can relax in one of our resort lodges. Enjoy a quiet stroll along alake, go fishing or wildlife viewing. Over 50 km of trails are waiting for you to explore on foot, mountain bicycle or cross-country skis.
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