Since the floods of 2013, these Falls have been much reduced in their grandeur. They are still lovely to see, and many people enjoy just strolling along the gravelly and flat banks of the Elbow River here. So it does make for a nice family resting stop - they have 2 sets of pit toilets. But signs indicate that they... 更多
But do not let that put you off. It really is a beautiful setting. Easy walk, with well defined routes and great view up the valley. Only saw it after the flood of 2013, hence the title, but still worth a visit or even a picnic.
Elbow Falls used to be the quick getaway for most families from Calgary for such a long time..it had beautiful picnic tables close to the river and families used to enjoy a full day's activities by the river edge and view the falls from the various angle on the walkway....since the flood it has been damaged some, but nature has... 更多
Went on a hiking trail along the elbow falls in Braggs creek provincial park on a Saturday morning. It's a great place for adventure lovers. With easy hiking altitude, provides great way to enjoy nature. It starts with a good view point of the falls and then starts the trail amongst the pine forest. Goes along the river bank though... 更多
We stopped in at Elbow Falls for a picnic after a long hike and were expecting to see the picnic tables on the cement pads by the river. They have all been removed!! The benches that used to be there were never replaced since the flood a few years ago. So if you are coming for the views and a... 更多
Elbow Falls is a nice easy half day trip from Calgary. It takes about an hour to drive along picturesque Hwy 22X. Although not very high (maybe 5m in August) the falls are powerful, dangerous and cold. There is an easy trail from the parking lot to the viewpoint. However, I like walking on the smooth rocks to the river's... 更多