Elbow Lake Trail

Elbow Lake Trail


Update 2021: Many sites, parks, and places are open. However, please check the official websites and our visiting tips below.

When Is the Best Time

When Is the Best Time

July to September


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Where and Tips

Kananaskis County

Relatively easy hike with spectacular views of Elbow and access to one of only a few south facing glaciers




@Micha: This link http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/… says it's about 8 miles and starts at Pioneer Horse Camp.

@Kim: How about hiking in this trail in spring? Is it possible?

Kim the Hiker

The highway is closed until June 15th. If you start at the Elbow Pass Day Use Area it's only 8 km return. It's a fairly easy hike. I haven't encountered any black flies on my hikes. I have had a bad deer fly bite though.