Description provided by Editors
Approximately 90 km (54 miles) west of Calgary on Hwy 1 and south on Hwy 40, Kananaskis Country is comprised of more than 4,250 sq km (1,700 sq mi) of mountains and foothills south of Banff National Park. Made up of areas including Bow Valley, Bragg Creek and Peter Lougheed Provincial Parks. With the Village of Kananaskis as a handy starting point, visitors to the area can cycle, canoe, hike, climb and ski throughout the region. For information about back-country camping permits and campsite reservations call 403-678-3136.