Location: 165kms south of Calgary. 20kms south of Vulcan on road #529 northwest shore of Travers Reservoir. Southern Alberta
Little Bow campground contains 205 campsites for both RV's and tents.
Some of the sites are surrounded by Balsam Popular trees creating a wind break and some
privacy. However most are located on open grass. Amenities include group
camping, picnic shelters, public phone, snack bar, showers, water, fire wood,
picnic tables, sani dump, beach, swimming area, boat launch, boat rentals, fish
cleaning station, horseshoe pits and play grounds. Little Bow Campground is very
popular and is often fully booked during the summer. Travers Reservoir also
offers good Brown Trout, Perch, Whitefish, Pike and Walleye fishing. You'll need
license to try your
luck. This campground is excellent for families with young children, the kids
can spend hours on the beach and nearby playgrounds. Bird watchers won't be
disappointed. Little Bow provincial park is situated within an important bird area and attracts
numerous species of migration birds.
Horned Owls can often be seen perched in the huge Balsam Popular trees
located next to your campsite. Boaters will find a well designed easy to use
boat launch and can explore Travers Reservoirs entire 16km length along with
Travers Dam located at the east end. Night skies here rank #3 on the Bortle Scale.
The road leading to the campground is paved. For a better sky view you may have
to drive back up out of the valley to escape the smoke from campfires.