Big Elbow Provincial Recreation Area

Alberta Parks

Big Elbow Backcountry Campground

Information: 1-877-537-2757
Lat: 50.723768 Long: -114.859643
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This equestrian back country campground is found in Big Elbow Provincial Recreation Area. The trail head to access this site is in Little Elbow Provincial Recreation Area, 32 km southwest of Bragg Creek on Hwy. 66 (closed Dec. - May). It is located approximately 8.3 km from the Little Elbow Campground on the east half of the Elbow Loop. There are fire pits (firewood provided), hitching rails, pit/vault toilets, and secure food storage containers.

This trail is 8.3km one way with 811 meters of elevation gain and is rated moderate. 


Sites Rate / Person / Night Water Source Camping Season Current Status
7 $12 River May 15 - Jun 12 Book It


Updated: Mar 17, 2023