Paddy's Flat Campground Alberta
Paddy's Flat campground is located in the
Rocky Mountains Kananaskis country,
35 minutes west of Calgary and
campground. There are
98 well treed Campsites
available on a first come first
serve basis. The
campground fills fast on weekends
due to it's close proximity to the
City of Calgary. This
campground offers campsites for both
tents and larger RV's, amphitheatre,
interpretive trails, dry toilets and water. Dry firewood is
available here for a fee.
food and food related items must be
stored properly. There
are several easy to moderate hikes
located just west of here. A
short easy, 1.25 hour hike up
Ridge offers a classic
transitional view of, prairies to
mountains, with the city of Calgary
just visible on the eastern horizon.
Forget Me Not
Ridge are also easy to
moderate 3.5 hour hikes.
starting at the west end of the
Little Elbow campground.
This hike offers exceptional views
of Mount Glasgow and Mount Romulus,
allow 3 hours return. You can also
bring a mountain bike and ride it
offers beautiful views of Mount
Glasgow, Mount Cornwall, Outlaw and
Banded Peaks, Mount Romulus and
Mount Tombstone. Allow 6 to 8 hours
to complete the
on bike. There are also nice easy
walks on groomed trails along the
Little Elbow River. There is a lot to explore
Pond day use picnic area
located a few
is a short get away from Calgary and makes for a nice days outing.
Several picnic tables can be found
here and the pond is stocked with
Rainbow Trout. You'll need a
license to try out your luck.
is also located a few
east of here.
See the official web site
link below for fees, opening and closing