Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Little Elbow

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Little Elbow Trail is half of the popular Elbow Loop. The trail is an old fireroad that follows west and south along the Little Elbow River over Tombstone Pass to Tombstone Backcountry Campground. There are views of mounts Romulus, Remus, Glasgow and Tombstone. The trailhead is located at the very west end of the Equestrian Campground.

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Open
Length:23 one-way km
Elevation Profile400 m / 1,310 ft m
Type:Out-and-Back
Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
Winter
Trail Map Elbow Valley Summer Trails Map
Sheep Valley Trails Map
Park Map with Trails
Trail Report:Elbow Valley
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Updated: May 19, 2021