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Elbow Falls Provincial Recreation Area

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Turquoise water

Dip your feet in pristine turquoise water... enjoy the space, the fresh air, walk along the river... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2016
Yves S
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Edmonton
Good day out !

This place is just 40-45 minutes drive from Calgary and offers nice outing activities. with bunch... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2016
pratiknruparel
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Calgary, Canada
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Hwy 66 | 18 km's west of Highway 22 / Highway 66 intersection, Bragg Creek, Alberta T0L 0K0, Canada
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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I know this place is talked about quite a bit however I don't see all the hype. It's a decent place to hike quad/dirt bike and camp relatively close to Calgary

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

Dip your feet in pristine turquoise water... enjoy the space, the fresh air, walk along the river, smile, take your time,

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Yves S
Reviewed May 16, 2016

This place is just 40-45 minutes drive from Calgary and offers nice outing activities. with bunch of friends you can enjoy the whole day and do picnic. Natural beauties and calm area.

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to enjoy the beauty of God's creation! Good trails. Easily accessible for all. Lots of places for the more adventurous to explore.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rsfauch
Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Attempted to visit this place on Saturday 7th May. Just so happened to be a very warm and sunny day. We arrived to the view of cars parked up on the side of the road for about 1km. Lots of people isn't really my thing...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank LDJB89
Reviewed April 18, 2016

My girlfriend, her dog and myself took a Sunday drive out to Elbow Falls. It was a pretty drive with nice scenery. Make sure to stop into Bragg Creek and get some ice cream on the way!

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The kids had a blast collecting and throwing rocks, I wish the river had a little more water. It looked pretty dry for a day of snow melt... The site has a bathroom well equipped with toilet paper and hand sanitizer (a life saver) and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Anna V
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

An outing on Easter Sunday with my son and his lovely family gave me an opportunity to see this beautiful site. The sound of the water, streaming and falling was pleasing to my ears. My grandson must have really enjoyed his sleep in his father's...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Godsent007
Reviewed March 19, 2016

This used to be a really nice place to picnic, but the flood has cleared away much of the picnic space. The "falls" aren't very big but if you have young children they will probably enjoy it without having to drive to Banff. It's still...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Saul A
Reviewed February 20, 2016

The campground here was very nice; however, the weather in early September was frightful which dampened my personal experience as a foot of snow fell on our tent! I would love to visit here in July though! The sites are large and pretty private and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Response from Usia2014 | Reviewed this property |
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
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