Kananaskis Country

Sheep Trail

The southern portion of this trail starts at the Sandy McNabb Campground and travels through the Sheep River Valley to Junction Creek Day Use, before continuing a further 7.4 km to the Burns Resources Private Property. The northern portion of this trail travels from the junction with the Big Elbow Trail near Tombstone Backcountry Campground to the northern boundary of the Burns Resources Private Property.

The trail through the private Burns Resources Property (located between the north face of Gibraltar Mountain on the south end and Burns Creek on the north end) was heavily damaged in 2013 and is not passable at this time.

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Warning

  • The trail through the private property (located between the north face of Gibraltar Mountain on the south end and Burns Creek on the north end) was heavily damaged in 2013 and is not passable at this time.

Trailhead:
    Length:South Section Sandy McNabb to Burns Private Land 27.5 km; North Section: Big Elbow Trail to Burns Private Land 8.6 km
    Elevation Gain720 m / 2,400 ft m
    Type:Out-and-Back
    Point-to-Point
    Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
    ActivitiesBiking,Hiking,Horseback Riding
    Trail Map Area Map
    Elbow Valley Summer Trails Map
    Map (34 MB)
    Kananaskis Valley Summer Trails Map
    Sheep Valley Trails Map
    Highwood WMU Map
    Bluerock Creek Trail Interpretive Pamphlet
    Sandy McNabb Campground Map
    Sandy McNabb Trail Interpretive Pamphlet
    Sandy McNabb Trails Map with Cross Country Ski Trails
    Trail Report:Sheep and Highwood
    Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
    Park Boundary
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    Updated: Oct 13, 2018