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Mclean Creek Provincial Recreation Area

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Address: Range Road 54a and Hwy 66, Bragg Creek, Alberta, Canada

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Quadding in the back country

Lived in Calgary all my life and I resisted the urge to go to McLean creek for some recreational all terrain vehicle riding . Why? Because I figured it was a "Redneck" thing to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Lived in Calgary all my life and I resisted the urge to go to McLean creek for some recreational all terrain vehicle riding . Why? Because I figured it was a "Redneck" thing to do... yes I judged others... guilty ! Well my brother decided to take me out trail riding at the end of October before the snow started... More 

2 Thank cornerstoneyyc
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A short 45 minute drive from the city of Calgary, this is a great location for a hike, mountain biking or other activities. Marred somewhat by off road vehicles it is still well worth the trip. Bring a camera as you can find lots of wildlife, both flora and fauna.

3 Thank Captain_Rob_D
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent four nights here. The campground is very clean and well maintained. The pull through sites are large and quite private. There is a store at the entrance where the showers are located. The store has friendly staff and a good variety of everything you might need for camping. There is a charge for the showers and you purchase... More 

Thank Barbersusan
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have quadded up here a few times. It's a great place to head for rough mountainous terrain and large mud holes. We always head deep into the trails however I'd NOT recommend heading this far back for a beginner or a small child. It has zero cell reception unless on the top of the mountain do... More 

Thank Le_Brandi_F
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at this campground. It is very clean, sites are spacious, and is the perfect set up if you like to ride ohv's. There is a back access from every site to the trails.

Thank DLB4u
Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

A great Campground for year-round camping. Specifically designed for OHV users. Dirtbiking/quading in the summer and snowmobiling in the Winter. No power sites in the winter though. Kids playground, store, showers and amphitheatre! Hiking trails and riding trails galore. Great for the whole family. We went for Thanksgiving with the 3 kids and they loved it. Have not stayed during... More 

1 Thank Angeline G
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Booked Mclean creek 3 months ago and booked a double site. Had friend come out on the weekend and we had a wonderful time. Campsite was nice and wide with 2 firepits, and power. They allow off roading in the loop we were in and it was a great time, a must if you have a motor bike, quad, of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

My son and I got dirt bikes and have been enjoying McLean Creek this summer and it really is a great place. As our skills and experience have grown we've been able to go further from the main trails and it really is as difficult as you choose to make it for offroad driving so great for all standards of... More 

Thank OmanRob
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

We went on a beautiful February day for a wiener roast. If you do this, know that you must pay the campsite fee. Worth it to use the fire pit and they have the snow clear. We camp here in the summer. Close to town but out in the foothills.

2 Thank IreneCCalgary
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

I've been there a lot, secluded and perfect for getting away from the city!

3 Thank Luke F

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