Camping at Watson Creek Provincial Rec Area in Alberta is a recreation site. You can go to the site and enjoy Camping, Hiking, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Canoeing, Hunting opportunities.
Amenities: Firepits, Firewood Available, Pit/Vault Toilets, Water – Pump.
Site Description: Watson Creek Campground Alberta Provincial Recreation Area.Watson Creek campground is located approximately 70 km south east of the Town of Hinton and 340 kmwest of the City of Edmonton. Access to the campground is 38 km of gravel road. There are a total of 38 campsites for both tents and larger RV’s. Most of the campsites are well surrounded by Spruce tress that provide good privacy. A few of the campsites are located next to the Mcleod River. This campground offers, water, firewood, picnic tables and dry toilets. Watson Creek has good Rainbow Trout Bull Trout and Brook Trout fishing, you’ll need a fishing license to try your luck. Watson Creek Campground has a remote feel to it as not many venture this far over gravel roads. This campground makes for an excellent base camp if you want to explore the Cadomin area. Cadomin Mines and ghost town is an interesting place to visit. It’s located only 10 minutes west of here. The ghost town has a general store containing old historical information. Several of the the old miners houses are still standing. If you like to look at large modern mining equipment you’ll find lots of that here. Cadomin Caveis also located nearby. I did see fish jumping in the ponds near the entrance to the Town of Cadomin. Fickle Lake Campground is located approximately 68 km east of here. Night skies here rank # 2 on the Bortle Scale. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly.
Driving Direction: Watson Creek Campground Alberta Provincial Recreation Area.Watson Creek campground is located approximately 70 km south east of the Town of Hinton and 340 km west of the City of Edmonton. Access to the campground is 38 km of gravel road.