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Best trails in Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area

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Looking for a great trail in Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area, Alberta? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area ranging from 1.9 to 15.2 miles and from 4,557 to 7,165 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Fullerton Loop Trail
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
Fullerton Loop Trail is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#2 - Canyon Creek Ice Cave Trail
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
The 7 km gated access road is located on the north end of the Canyon Creek parking lot down Canyon Creek Road. This parking area is signed "Ing's Mine" along hwy 22x. The trail head is located on the Show more
#3 - Sulphur Springs/Riverview Loop
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Popular loop combining Sulphur Springs and Riverview Trails (along with bits of Elbow Valley Trail and Paddy's Flat Interpretive). Park at Paddy's Flat day-use lot and cross to the signed trailhead oShow more
#4 - Diamond T Loop
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Diamond T Loop is a 2.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
#5 - Powderface East Ridge
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
Powderface East Ridge is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The tShow more
#6 - Elbow Trail to Snagmore Loop
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
Elbow Trail to Snagmore Loop is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#7 - Elbow Valley Riverview Trail
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Provides impressive views of the gorges and rapids of the Elbow River. Can be used to make loops with either Sulphur Springs trail or a segment of the Elbow Valley Trail. Bikes are not allowed on thShow more
#8 - Powderface Creek Trail from the Elbow River
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Powderface Creek Trail from the Elbow River is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. Show more
#9 - Sulphur Springs and Elbow Valley Trail Loop
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
Sulphur Springs and Elbow Valley Trail Loop is a 7.6 mile loop trail located near Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#10 - Mustang Hills East Summit Loop
Elbow River Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Mustang Hills East Summit Loop is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Calgary, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
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