Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 403-678-0760
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
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Park Management

Classification Wildland Provincial Park
Legislation Provincial Parks Act
Park Size 197,672.21 Acres / 79,997.95 Ha
Legal Boundary O.C. 527/98
Administration / Information 403-678-0760
Regional Office Kananaskis Regional Office
District East Kananaskis
Management Plans Elbow-Sheep WPP - Management Plan (1998)
Natural Region Rocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Rocky Mountain - Montane
Natural Region Description

This park is located in Kananaskis Country and contains some of the finest trail riding areas in Alberta. It encompasses a diverse landscape of open grassy slopes, dense forests, deep valleys and mountain peaks. This diversity creates prime habitat for elk, mountain sheep, cougar, grizzly bear and mountain goat. Access into the park is by foot, mountain bike and horse only.

Land Use Framework Region South Saskatchewan
Updated: Jun 19, 2017