81kms east of Calgary. 7kms south of Carseland next to the Bow River. Southern Alberta.
Wyndam Carseland Campground Provincial Park contains
100 campsites for both RV's and tents.
Several of the the sites are surrounded by thick bush and large cottonwood trees creating
a wind break and privacy. This campground fills fast on weekends due to it's
close proximity to the city of Calgary. Amenities include group camps, horseshoe
pits, a small store, playground, nearby golfing, excellent, fishing, fire
pits, dry toilets, water, garbage bins, sani dump and picnic tables. Dry firewood
is available for sale. The small store located at the entrance
offers limited groceries, a coffee bar,
ice and ice cream. Wyndam
Carseland Campground should be
designated as a bird sanctuary.
During spring and summer I'm sure
you can find every bird species
native to Alberta here. Regular campers
hang bird feeders along with tripod
Owls can be
heard calling at night and during the day.
Double Crested Cormorants
can be seen fishing near the weir. This stretch of the Bow River in either
direction, up or down stream, is excellent for Fly Fishing from early spring to
late fall. You'll need a
license to try your
luck. There is a short walk
from the campground along the river
heading up stream towards the
irrigation weir and day use area. The weirs "Extreme
Danger" sign shown below is true, several individuals have drowned trying
to float it. Night skies here rank #4-5 on the Bortle Scale.
The road leading to the campground is paved. See the official web site link below for fees, opening and