Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tombstone Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.675607 Long: -114.973031
A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.

Tombstone Backcountry Campground is found in Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park. The campground is 7.3 from the trailhead via Elbow Lake Trail/Big Elbow Trail. This equestrian campground has tent sites, firepits (firewood provided), hitching rails, pit/vault toilets and secure food storage lockers. 

SECONDARY: 30.7km via Big Elbow Trail/Little Elbow Trail from Little Elbow Trailhead Parking (650m elevation).

This trail is 7.3 km one way with 125 meters of elevation gain and is rated moderate.

Camping

Sites Rate / Person / Night Water Source Camping Season Current Status
11 $12 River Jun 15 - Nov 30 Seasonal Closure
Currently Booking to
May 24, 2024
1-877-537-2757


Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca is taking reservations for arrivals up to February 18, 2024. Camping reservations are moving to Shop.AlbertaParks.ca starting February 12! Here's what you need to know.
1-877-537-2757
Equestrian

Equestrian use permitted. Storage container for horse feed provided in equestrian portion of campground.

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Updated: Feb 16, 2024