Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tombstone Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.675607 Long: -114.973031

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Construction Closure - Elbow Pass Day Use Area, Little Highwood Pass Day Use Area and Elbow Lake Backcountry CampgroundConstruction Closure - Elbow Pass Day Use Area, Little Highwood Pass Day Use Area and Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground

Tombstone Backcountry Campground is found in Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park. The campground is 7.3 from the trailhead via Elbow Lake Trail/Big Elbow Trail. This equestrian campground has tent sites, firepits (firewood provided), hitching rails, pit/vault toilets and secure food storage lockers. Due to construction ongoing in 2022 the only access is via Big Elbow Trail from Little Elbow Trailhead Parking (20.4 km with an elevation of 400 m.)

SECONDARY: 30.7km via Big Elbow Trail/Little Elbow Trail from Little Elbow Trailhead Parking (650m elevation).

This trail is 7.3 km one way with 125 meters of elevation gain and is rated moderate.

Camping

Jun 14 - Nov 30
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 11 $12 River

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Camping Notes

Equestrian

Equestrian use permitted. Storage container for horse feed provided in equestrian portion of campground.

Updated: Aug 4, 2022