Location: South of the
#1 Trans Canada Highway 30kms east of Canmore, 61kms west of Calgary. Highway
68. Sibbald Area
Provincial Park Kananaskis country.
Sibbald Lake Campground contains 134 well
treed campsites for both RV's and tents. It fills
fast on weekends due to it's close proximity to the City of Calgary.
Amenities include playground, amphitheater, interpretive trails,
water, dry toilets, picnic tables and fire pits. Fire wood
is available when purchasing a fire permit. Sibbald Lake is stocked with Rainbow
Trout. You'll need a
license to try your luck. Sibbald Flats
is located just past the campground
and is good for mountain biking,
cross county skiing and snowshoeing.
There are several km's
of gravel highway leading to the
campground. Highway 68 winds its way
west to the Kananaskis highway and Peter Lougheed
Provincial Park. The
nearby junction at
Sibbald Flats heads 36Km's
south along the Powderface Trail
Campground. Several good
trailheads offering excellent hikes
can be found on the Powderface
Trail. Powderface Trail is a rough
and dusty road that is designated
'Use at your own risk'.
Night skies here rank
# 2-3 on the
Bortle Scale. See the official web site
link below for fees, opening and closing
Local campgrounds include
Elk Flats Group,
Mount Kidd. Trailheads to
Prairie View Mountain Bike or Hike,
End Of Rundle,
Aylmer Lookout and
Lake Minnewanka are all located near here. This is bear country,
food and food related items must be stored properly.