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Chain Lakes Campground Alberta

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

 

Location: West side of the #22 highway 109kms south of Calgary. Willow Creek valley between the Porcupine foothills and Rocky Mountains. Chain Lakes Provincial Park Alberta.

Description: Chain Lakes Campground is open year round and contains 122 campsites for both RV's and tents. Most of the sites are surrounded by willow bushes creating a wind break and some privacy. A few choice sites are located near the lake. Amenities include playground, group camping, communal fire pits only (NO fire pits located in the campsites), dry toilets, potable water, garbage bins, power in loop A, community kitchens, small craft boat launch, beach, small concession store, sani dump and picnic tables. Dry firewood is available here for a fee. Chain lakes is excellent for small water craft (12km limit), wind surfing, swimming and fishing. The reservoir was created for irrigation and is approximately 10kms long with a dam located on it's southeast end. The reservoir is stocked annually and offers good fly fishing and winter ice fishing for Rainbow Trout. You'll need a fishing license to try your luck. This area offers some of the nicest views of Alberta's rolling foothills that lay below the Livingstone Mountain range. Children will love it here during the summer months, they can play on the beach and open grassy areas then visit the ice cream shop. The grassy area next to the Lake is excellent for astronomers and star gazers. Night skies here rank #2 on the Bortle Scale. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and closing dates. 

Near Here: Local campgrounds include Indian Graves and Pine Coulee. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.



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