Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Elbow Valley

Updated: February 04, 2023

Updated: February 4, 2023 | Print Report

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself.

    Notes:

    • Wildlife in the region is active. Practice wildlife safety. Make sure you're making noise on the trail, paying close attention to your surroundings, and carry bear spray and know how to use it.
    • For more information about trails within West Bragg Creek, please visit Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association.
    • Be sure not to overestimate your ability when planning your trip: Humility can be a life saver. Plan for rapidly changing conditions and bring extra socks.

Maps

Trail Name Permitted Activities (Legend) Status Keywords
Alder
Note: Accessed from Bragg Creek Provincial Park on Highway 758.  
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter) Duane
Beaver Flats Interpretive
Warning: No vehicle access to primary trailhead Dec 1- May 14 inclusive
Hiking Warning Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Diamond T Loop
Hiking Fat Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Elbow Falls Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Elbow South
Dec 27: Machine and user compacted snow  
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Skate Skiing,Skiing,Snowshoeing,Trail Running Cross Country Skiing, XC Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Elbow Valley
Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Fullerton Loop
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Iron Horse
Jan 27: New snow on a user compacted base
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Snowshoeing Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Snowshoeing
Iron Vista
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter)
McLean Creek Interpretive
Open Hiking
Paddy's Flat Interpretive
Hiking Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Powderface Creek
Warning: No vehicle access to primary trailhead Dec 1- May 14 inclusive
Hiking Fat Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Prairie Creek
Hiking Fat Biking Open Fat Biking,Hiking (Winter) Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat Duane
Prairie Link
Warning: No vehicle access to primary trailhead Dec 1- May 14 inclusive
Hiking Fat Biking Warning Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Ridgeback E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Riverview
Hiking Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking,Hiking (Winter)
Sugar Daddy E-bike Pilot Project
Feb 3: User packed snow.
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Sugar Mama E-bike Pilot Project
Feb 3: User packed snow.
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open Biking/Cycling,E-bikes,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat ebike, Electric Bike
Sugar Pony
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Open Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter)
Sulphur Springs
Hiking Fat Biking Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat
Tom Snow
Jan 27: New snow, variable snow depth. Minimal user compaction on North side with some user compaction on South side.
Hiking Horseback Riding - Equestrian (Winter) Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open Biking/Cycling,Fat Biking,Hiking,Hiking (Winter),Horseback Riding,Horseback Riding (Winter),Snowshoeing Fat Biking, Fat Bike, Phat