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Chain Lakes Campground Provincial Park Recreational Area.

Chain Lakes Campground is open year round and located 109km southwest of Calgary in the Willow Creek Valley between the Porcupine foothills and the Rocky Mountains. There are 122 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits. Most of the sites are surrounded by willow bushes creating a wind break and privacy. Some of the sites are located on or near the lake. This campground has water, toilets, power, refuse containers, fire wood, community kitchens, playground, boat launch, beach, small concession store and sani dump. Chain lakes is excellent for small water craft (12km limit), wind surfing, swimming and fishing. The reservoir was created for irrigation and is approximately 10km long with the dam on the southeast end. This area offers some of the nicest views of Alberta's rolling foothills that meet the Livingstone Mountain range locate in the Rocky Mountains. The reservoir offers good fly fishing for Rainbow Trout and is stocked annually, you'll need a fishing license to try out your luck. Children will love it here, they can play on the beach and the open grassy areas then visit the ice cream shop that is open in the summer months. The grassy area next to the Lake is excellent for astronomers and star gazers. Night skies here rank # 2 on the Bortle Scale and the road leading to the campground is paved. The Indian Graves Campground is located approximately 21km  to the south east. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.

See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates.

Area Map

 Campground Layout Map  

Official Website

   
  Info centre.
   
   
Chain Lake.  
   
Picnic area located along the lake. Boat launch.
   
Playground. Sani dump.
   
   
   
   
   
Camp kitchens with stoves and heater.  
   
New campsites added 2009. New campsites added 2009.
   
New campsites added 2009.  
   
   
   
   
   
 

Willow creek.

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