Provincial parks upgrades will benefit families, create jobs
The Alberta government is announcing improvements to several provincial parks in the Calgary-Kananaskis region to mark Canada’s Parks Day on July 16.
The McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area campground expansion is one of many projects under government’s $25.6 million capital investment in the Calgary-Kananaskis region
Visitors will soon see new campsites and hiking trails, new shower buildings, more campsites with power, more picnic tables, expanded parking lots and refurbished day-use areas.
The province has earmarked more than $25 million in capital funding over the next five years in the Kananaskis-Calgary region to upgrade, maintain, expand and develop parks infrastructure for:
The government’s investment will support implementation of Alberta Parks’ commitments under the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan. It will also address facility upgrades and capital maintenance through Capital Maintenance and Renewal funding.
Among the projects is Kananaskis Country’s West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area trailhead parking lot expansion and added washroom facilities.