Kananaskis Country

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Elbow Lake

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This is a steep trail (old road) to Elbow Lake and the Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground. Beyond Elbow Lake, the trail connects to the Big Elbow Trail. The trail provide access to excellent biking trails in eastern Kananaskis Country. Elbow Lake is the only trail in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park that allows equestrian use. Watch for horses on the trail.

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Open

  • Snow free. Downed trees removed July 14th.

Trailhead:
    Length:1.4 km one-way
    Elevation Profile120 m / 400 ft m
    Type:Out-and-Back
    Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
    SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
    Winter
    Trail Map Sheep Valley Trails Map
    Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)
    Elbow Lake Backcountry Campground Map
    Summer Trails Map
    Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
    Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
    Updated: Jul 21, 2021