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Strawberry Equestrian Campground

  Rating:    Ratings 4 Star
Sites: RV & Tent 1st Come or Reserve: 1st Come

 

Location: West side of the #40 Kananaskis Trail highway, 55kms west of Longview. Kananaskis Country.

Description: This campground is only open in the fall after the September long weekend to the end of November and mainly used by hunters. Strawberry Equestrian Campground is situated along the Highwood river with 18 campsites for both tents and larger RV's. You'll find dry toilets, hand operated water pump that may be frozen, garbage bins, picnic tables and fire pits. Dry firewood is available here for sale. This campground is nicely suited for equestrian activities, half of the campsites include hitching posts for horses. The nearby Highwood River runs crystal clear and is home to wild Cutthroat Trout. You'll need a fishing license to try your luck. Deer, Elk and Bighorn Sheep are all around this area. Night skies here are ink black and rank #2 on the Bortle Scale. Highwood Station is located 5kms southeast of here at the Kananaskis Trail turn off. Gas, diesel, limited grocery, sani dump and water are available. If you follow the #40 Highway north you will drive over Highwood Pass which is the highest paved highway in Canada. Elevation of the road at the pass is 2206ms - 7239Feet. 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.


Near Here: Local campgrounds include Etherington and Cataract Creek. Nearby hikes include Loomis Lake Hike, Carnarvon Lake Hike, Lake of the Horns Hike, Picklejar Lakes Hike, Ptarmigan Cirque Hike, Running Rain Lake Hike, Mist Ridge Hike and Lineham Ridge Hike. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.

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