Big Elbow Trail is a 17.9 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Erin Woods, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, mountain biking, and backpacking and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
17.9 km
ELEVATION GAIN
811 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

hiking

mountain biking

river

views

camping
2 months ago

We did the first part of the hike (little
Elbow campsite to big elbow backcountry campsite). The trail is super flat with beautiful views. It’s only 8.7 k to the campsite which is right on the river and really beautiful. I would totally recommend!

3 months ago

spent all day Saturday June 30 down big elbow trail looking for geos, some areas have washed up, first bridge is gone, made it to Tombstone Backcountry Campground stayed the night =)

hiking
Sunday, July 09, 2017

backpacking
Sunday, September 18, 2016

backpacking
Saturday, September 17, 2016