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Elbow Falls part of the Kananaskis

Calgary Select: Elbow Falls

Elbow Falls

Elbow Falls makes for a wonderful day trip, bring along a picnic lunch and your camera. The scenery is wonderful throughout the whole year.

How to get there: Head West on Highway 22X and continue on Highway 66. Elbow Falls is just before the gate that closes the highway in the winter.

Picture Gallery of Elbow Falls

 

 

 

The picture on the right was taken from above the falls. (facing East). Our camera is the Canon Rebel Xti.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The image on the left is taken facing West and shows the magnificent display of white water put on by the falls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The image on the right shows a hollow in the rock face, erosion caused by the water over many years. There is a group of dirt bikers enjoying the scenery on the opposite bank from us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The sign at the trail head to Elbow Falls, shows a map of the pathways that you can enjoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  



 

 

 

 

Finally, here is the magnificent view looking East from the falls.