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The Elbow Valley

     
   
     

Information provided courtesy of Kananaskis Country

The Elbow Valley is a verdant stairway to the mountains. The steps proceed from grasslands,
to aspen parkland, to subalpine forest, and finally to the majesty of the high alpine. The wildlife here reflect the terrain’s diversity from the prairie’s Richardson’s ground squirrels, to grizzly bears and bighorn sheep of the mountains.

A short thirty minute drive from Calgary, the picnic areas and campgrounds of the Elbow Valley make a perfect day-outing or weekend oasis, and the trails are a magnet few visitors can resist. Hundreds of kilometres of trails await to challenge the hiker, mountain biker, equestrian, and cross country skier alike. From a gentle meander through the forest to a gruelling ridge top scramble, the Elbow Valley trails connect with the Sheep, Sibbald, and Kananaskis Valleys, offering something for everyone.

The McLean Creek Off Highway Vehicle Zone offers similar challenges for the off-road
enthusiast year-round. For the angler, your catch awaits you in the stocked ponds at McLean Creek, Allen Bill , and Forgetmenot, or in the cool clear depths of the Elbow River and its tributaries. Whether it’s shooting white water by kayak or enjoying the smell of orchids
at Paddy’s Flat, the Elbow Valley offers something for everyone.

CAMPGROUNDS OPEN Firewood Sales Special Facilities
Beaver Flat
Reservations
403-949-3132
May 15- Sept 8 $6 on site
Fisher Creek Year Round McLean store
Gooseberry May 1- Sept 30 $6 on site
Little Elbow
Reservations
403-949-3132
May 15- Nov 2 $6 on site Interpretive
programs
Little
Elbow Equestrian

Reservations
403-949-3132
May 15- Nov 2 $6 0n site Horse
facilities
McLean
Creek

Reservations
403-949-3132
A & D loops May 13 – Oct 13 B & C loops Year Round $6 at store Camper
store; comfort station; ATV loading ramps; Interpretive programs
Paddy’s Flat May 7- Oct 13 $6 on site
Paddy’s
Flat – Group
(403-949-3132)
May 1- Oct 15 $50/ quarter cord+GST Shelter
River
Cove – Group
(403-949-3132)
Year Round $50/ quarter cord+GST Shelter

** FEES MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Prices & Reservation Information

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