Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks


A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself.

Follow Little Elbow Interpretive Trail to the Little Elbow Suspension Bridge and cross over the river. From the ford at Big Elbow, the trail follows around the north side of Forgetmenot Ridge, then up the valley to the east. This trail joins Volcano Creek Trail, and provides access to Hog's Back Trail and Threepoint Creek Trail.


Warning: No vehicle access to trailhead Dec 1- May 14 inclusive

Length:15.8 km one-way
Elevation Profile357 m / 1,170 ft m
Group Size Limit:15  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
Trail Map Elbow Valley Summer Trails Map
Sheep Valley Trails Map
Park Map with Trails
Trail Report:Elbow Valley
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: Dec 1, 2022