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All reviews elbow falls the river day trip beautiful spot picnic tables less than an hour clear water rocky mountain be mindful nice area cars parked bring your camera short hike ample parking recreation area calgary beauty
I live about 20 minutes away and as a professional photographer I am here a LOT. BEAUTIFUL scenery and not crowded like some of the bigger parks. No cell reception so make sure you have enough gas, warm clothes etc
These are a short distance from Calgary and provide a relief from the busy city. The journey is picturesque and on arrival parking is easy. There are also lots of cows who will also be on the site. The scenery has changed since the 2013...More
The Falls are great and the viewpoints are easy to access on a 0.4 km trail. Due to the 2015 floods there are no longer any picnic facilities at the falls which is a pity. We also did the walk at Beaver Lodge which is...More
Less than an hour drive from the west side of Calgary. The Elbow Falls are really a must see in the foothills. The drive is gorgeous and at the falls you can do some walking, have a picnic or start a fire and roast hot...More
worthwhile trip with friends. walk sit stroll have a picnic . ample shade. ample parking , just don't feed wild life and watch for cars parked by road as there may be wild life around . take lots of pictures .have fun.
Visitors to Calgary with only a short time to spend might want to get out and see the "Falls" area in Elbow Falls Provincial Recreation Area. Take a selfie, do a short hike, have a picnic, very easy to navigate. Scenic and beautiful.
The Elbow River is still a major river, and it all squeezes through a narrow gap in the rocks making Elbow Falls. Since the big floods of 2013, it's not quite as spectacular, but still interesting to experience. There are not a lot of picnic...More
Hi, yes there are public, dry toilets on site. The parking lot is flat and the first part of the pathway is very accessible for wheel chairs and walkers. There is a viewing area close by to see the falls comfortably. The... More
Hi, yes there are public, dry toilets on site. The parking lot is flat and the first part of the pathway is very accessible for wheel chairs and walkers. There is a viewing area close by to see the falls comfortably. The upper view points are not suitable for walkers. Also, there are picnic tables and it's just nice to sit at them, relax, listen to the water, watch the river and birds. Have fun on your excursion!