A young girl has died at a campground near Canmore after she was reported missing. 

Canmore RCMP got a call about the missing two-year-old on Thursday at 4:55 p.m. at the Bow River Campground. 

Officers from the Canmore Detachment along with RCMP Traffic Services, Canmore Fire Rescue, Conservation Officers, and Kananaskis Mountain Rescue attended the scene.

Shortly before 5:30 p.m., the child was located in the river. 

She was taken to hospital, but was pronounced deceased.

She will be taken to the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. 

The investigation surrounding the circumstances of this tragedy continues.

Bow River Campground is approximately six km's southeast of Canmore.