Length: 15 mi (24.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +1,828/ -42 ft
Total: 3 riders

Mountain Biking Little Elbow Trail

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#42 of 219 mountain bike trails in Alberta
#6,167 in the world

The Little Elbow Trail runs over 23km one-way from Highway 66 to the Big Elbow Trail. Along the way, it junctions with several other trails and crosses Tombstone Pass.

First added by Greg Heil on Aug 26, 2014. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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  • Michael Stasica

    *Star rating is based on this as a long, mostly vehicle free ride in the Wilderness - Not the quality of the non existent Singletrack.
    Is this all Singletrack? - No.

    Is their any Singletrack? - No.

    Would this be a great Introductory Long Ride for you to take new riders on? - You bet your rear wheel it would!

    You are riding on a hard packed bush road, with only occasional Parks vehicles during week days
    Since the flood of '13 this has been used by Parks vehicles to Rebuild the remote campgrounds on both Big and Little Elbow - So you may encounter Parks vehicles during the week. The upside is that this has become a much easier trail to take someone out for a 40 km trip surrounded by Mountains and bordered by river.
    Currently there is still one bridge out on the loop, be prepared for wet feet. (Not really Recommended before the end of the Spring/Summer melt)

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