Location: 4.8kms south of Highwood
Station on gravel road #54A that intersects the #40
Kananaskis Trail highway.
58kms southwest of Longview. Kananaskis Country.
Etherington Creek Campground contains 60 campsites for RV's and tents. 6 of
these sites tents only walk ins. Amenities include dry
toilets, hand operated water pump, garbage bins, picnic tables and fire pits.
Dry firewood is available here for sale. This campground also has a group camp
and equestrian area, several campsites include hitching posts for horses.
Etherington Creek runs crystal clear and is home to wild
You'll need a
license to try your
luck. With good eyes you can see Strawberry Ridge fire lookout to
The 1st ridge
to the west is a easy half day hike.
If you like to mountain bike, this campground is a perfect base camp. There are
several old logging roads that follow the valley bottom with spectacular views
and access to the great divide trail. Deer, Elk and
are all around this area. Night skies are ink black
and rank #1-2 on the Bortle Scale.
Highwood Station is located
5kms north of here at the Kananaskis Trail turn off. Gas, diesel, limited
grocery, sani dump and water are available.
Highway #40 is closed to motorized
traffic from December 1st to June
15th for local wildlife
preservation. During this closure
time the highway is excellent for
early spring cycling. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and