Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Elbow Loop Public Recreation

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

This route is accessed via the snowmobile from the Dawson Day Use area on the Powderface Road. The journey requires additional fuel and there are no open camping facilities in the winter months. 

Elbow Loop Public Recreation Trail is open for snowmobiles Jan. 1 to March 31 conditions permitting.
For additional information please see the Public Land Use Zones page. 


CLOSED for snowmobile traffic from Apr 1 - Dec 31.

Length 40.6 km
Type: Loop
Summer snowmobiling
Winter Snowmobiling
Trail Map
Trail Report: Sibbald Snowmobile
Trails: Kananaskis Country / All Parks
Updated: Apr 2, 2023