Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Elbow Valley Trail Report

Updated: December 11, 2019

Updated: December 11, 2019 | Print Report

    Annual Road Closures:

    1. Highway 66 west of Elbow Falls is closed Dec 1st to May 14th inclusive.
    2. McLean Creek Trail (road) is closed December 1st to April 30th inclusive. 

    Notes:

    1. 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.
    2. For more information about trails within West Bragg Creek, please visit Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association.
    3. Be aware of avalanche conditions! Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.
    4. Powderface Road is open to snowmobile traffic December 1st to April 30th.

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
Diamond T Loop
Hiking Fat Biking Open
Elbow E-bike Pilot Project
    • Fat Biking is only permitted on section between Fullerton Day Use and Snagmore Trail
Cross Country Skiing Fat Biking E-bike Open
Elbow Falls Interpretive
Hiking Open
Elbow Loop
    Elbow Loop Public Recreation Trail is open for snowmobiles Jan. 1 to March 31 conditions permitting.
Snowmobiling Closed
Elbow Valley
Fat Biking Snowshoeing Open
Fullerton Loop
    No bikes or equestrian use
Hiking Open
McLean Creek Interpretive
Open
Paddy's Flat Interpretive
Hiking Open
Powderface Creek
Hiking Fat Biking Open
Prairie Creek
Hiking Fat Biking Open
Prairie Link
Hiking Fat Biking Open
Ridgeback E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open
Riverview
Hiking Open
Sugar Daddy E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open
Sugar Momma E-bike Pilot Project
Hiking Fat Biking Snowshoeing E-bike Open
Sulphur Springs
Hiking Fat Biking 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 Fat Biking Snowshoeing Warning