UPDATE October 4, 2020

The gate to the campground has now been locked at the request of the Eastern Irrigation District and will remain locked until the lake has frozen. At that time it may reopen for access to the lake for Ice Fishing only.



CRAWLING VALLEY CAMPGROUND

Crawling Valley Campground started in 1983 when a few visionary members of the Bassano Community created the Crawling Valley Recreation Society and with a provincial grant for Recreation in the Province, created the original Crawling Valley Campground. None of this could have happened without the support of the County of Newell No.4 (who leased the land from the EID) and the Eastern Irrigation District stake holders and the countless volunteers. These volunteers, built campsites, fire pits, tables, planted trees, etc.

In recent years the Crawling Valley Recreation Society have added a playground, shower building and shop to the existing office.

In the last 3 years the Eastern Irrigation District has instilled hundreds of thousands of dollars into a fabulous Marina and the renovation of 2 sections of the campground, adding power, underground sprinklers & trees for shelter belts and a beach was added to the campground.

Today the Crawling Valley Recreation Society board continue to work on your behalf to make Crawling Valley Campground the very best camping and fishing destination in South Eastern Alberta.


In 2018, the EID started a mandatory Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program. All boaters wishing to access EID reservoirs, including Crawling Valley Reservoir, must check in with the campground office prior to launching to complete a watercraft information and commitment form stating they will not knowingly spread aquatic invasive species. As part of the program, trailered watercraft must only be launched from approved boat launches while non-trailered watercraft can be launched at random locations, but are still required to check in with the campground office prior to launching.

WATERCRAFTS INCLUDE: motorized (boats, sailboats, zodiacs, etc.) and non-motorized (canoes, kayaks (adult/kid kayaks), paddleboards, sailboats, etc.)