Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve

Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve is a remote campground located in Alberta's Rocky Mountains, featuring stunning views and plenty of outdoor activities.

At Campground Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve, Alberta, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, including camping, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, and more.

Camping: Campground Kootenay Plains offers a wide variety of camping opportunities, including backcountry camping, group camping, serviced campgrounds, and more. Campers can also take advantage of the nearby amenities, such as fire pits, picnic tables, and pit toilets.

Wildlife Viewing: Campground Kootenay Plains is home to an abundance of wildlife, including bears, deer, elk, moose, coyotes, wolves, and more. Birdwatchers will also find a variety of birds in the reserve, including bald eagles, ospreys, and great gray owls.

Mountain Biking: Mountain biking is a popular activity at Campground Kootenay Plains. The reserve offers a wide variety of trails for riders of all skill levels, from beginner trails to advanced single track.

Fishing: Campground Kootenay Plains is home to a variety of fish, including brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, and whitefish. Anglers can also take advantage of the nearby bait and tackle shops.

Hiking: Campground Kootenay Plains is an excellent destination for hikers, with a variety of trails ranging from easy to difficult. Hikers can also take advantage of interpretive trails and interpretive signage throughout the reserve.

Other Activities: In addition to the activities mentioned above, Campground Kootenay Plains also offers a variety of other activities, such as horseback riding, canoeing, swimming, snowshoeing, and more.

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Facilities at Kootenay Plains Ecological Reserve

  • Hiking trails
  • Picnic areas
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Camping
  • Firewood
  • Playground
  • Interpretive centre