Location: 56.3kms west of
14.5kms west of Bragg Creek. Kananaskis Country.
Paddy's Flat campground contains
98 well treed campsites nicely suited for
both RV's and tents. Sites are nicely spaced within 4 separate loops with a few backing onto the Elbow River. The
campground fills fast on weekends
due to it's close proximity to the City of Calgary.
Amenities include amphitheater,
interpretive trails, dry toilets,
water, picnic tables and fire pits. Dry firewood is
available here for a fee. There are
nice easy walks on groomed trails located along the Elbow River. Hikers can
spend several days exploring the area. Several hikes listed below plus Elbow Falls and Forgetmenot
Pond day use picnic areas are located near
Forgetmenot pond is stocked with
Rainbow Trout. You'll need a
license to try your luck.
Night skies here rank # 4 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.
Local campgrounds include Gooseberry,
and Tombstone back country. Trailheads to
Moose Mountain Ice Cave,
are all located near here. This is bear country,
food and food related items must be stored properly.