Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Tombstone Backcountry Campground

Information: 403-678-0760
Lat: 50.675607 Long: -114.973031

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Tombstone Backcountry Campground is found in Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park. The nearest access is the Elbow Pass Day Use Area in Peter Lougheed 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 access via Big Elbow Trail from Little Elbow Trailhead Parking is 20.4 km with an elevation of 400 m.

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.


Jun 14 - Nov 30
Site Type Campsites Rate / Person / Night Water Source
Designated Backcountry 11 $12 River



Camping Notes


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

Updated: Dec 22, 2021