Kananaskis Country

Elbow Valley Trail Report

Updated: July 13, 2019

Updated: July 13, 2019 | Print Report

    Notes:

    1. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and mud on trail.
    2. Be wildlife aware! Traveling in groups, making noise on trail, keeping pets on leash and carrying bear spray is highly recommended. See the Wildlife Safety page for more information.
    3. Check for avalanche information on the Avalanche Canada website. Pack appropriately for changing conditions, including traction devices/hiking poles, and don't forget to dress in layers!
    4. For more information about trails within West Bragg Creek, please visit Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association.
    5. It's tick season and we recommend that if you are out recreating that you check yourself and your pets once your outing is complete. Click for more information about the Submit-a-Tick Program and tick borne diseases.

Maps

Trail Name Permitted Activities Status
Alder
    • Accessed from Bragg Creek Provincial Park on Highway 758
Hiking Open
Beaver Flats Interpretive
    • Minor wash out on trail and bridge at the west end.
Hiking Open
Big Elbow
    • There is a bridge out south of Big Elbow Backcountry towards Tombstone Backcountry and a river ford is required.
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Diamond T Loop
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Elbow Falls Interpretive
Hiking Open
Elbow Valley
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Ford Creek
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Ford Knoll
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Fullerton Loop
    • No bikes or equestrian use
Hiking Open
Jumpingpound Ridge
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Jumpingpound Summit
Hiking Biking Open
Little Elbow
    • To support construction at Tombstone Backcountry Campground there will be trucks and heavy equipment travelling along the trail from the Little Elbow Day Use
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Warning
Little Elbow Interpretive
Hiking Open
McLean Creek Interpretive
Hiking Open
Moose Mountain
    • Closed from junction of Moose Packers to Moose Mountain Fire Lookout
    • Please be advised that this trail is in a Public Land Use Zone and is not regularly maintained; route finding may be required.
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Closed
Nihahi Creek
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Nihahi Ridge
Hiking Open
Paddy's Flat Interpretive
Hiking Open
Powderface Creek
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Powderface Ridge
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Prairie Creek
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Partially Closed
Prairie Link
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Ridgeback
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Riverview
Hiking Biking Open
Sugar Daddy
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Sugar Momma
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Sulphur Springs
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Threepoint Mountain
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Tom Snow
    • The flood damaged portion has been repaired/re-routed but other sections may be challenging to navigate and route-finding may be required
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Warning
Tombstone Lakes
    • Tombstone Backcountry Campground closed due to construction
Hiking Open
Trail Creek
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open
Wildhorse
Hiking Biking Horseback Riding - Equestrian Open