Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

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.


Closure: For construction until November, 2022 between Elbow Pass Day Use Area and Elbow Lake.

Length:1.4 km one-way
Elevation Profile120 m / 400 ft m
Group Size Limit:35  (Permit information)
SummerHikingMtn Biking/CyclingEquestrian/Horseback Riding
Trail Map Sheep Valley Trails Map
Spray Valley & Peter Lougheed Map (Geo Referenced)
Summer Trails Map
Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
Updated: Jun 16, 2022