Elkford's Trails

The Elkford ATV Club and Snowmobile Club are devoted to the enhancement of the outdoor recreation infrastructure around the District of Elkford including the Upper Elk and Bull River Valleys. We seek to make the backcountry accessible and safe for all users. We promote both motorized and non-motorized recreation opportunities in an environmentally responsible manner.

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ATV Trail Map

Our ATV map is a large PDF file. For best viewing, please right-click and choose "Save Target As..." to save it to your computer's hard disk.

  • Elk, Flathead & Bull River Valleys ATV trail map (19" x 32", 16 MB).

Snowmobile Trail Map

Our snowmobile map is a large PDF file. For best viewing, please right-click and choose "Save Target As..." to save it to your computer's hard disk.

Snowmobile Trail Passes

A printed snowmobile trail map may be obtained December through March by purchasing a trail pass at one of the following Elkford Locations: High Standard / Race Trac Gas Station, Mini-Mart / Fas Gas, Chamber of Commerce Visitor Info Center, Hi Rock Inn. Other area maps including hiking, camping, cross country skiing, hunting, fishing, etc are available at the Chamber of Commerce.

Voluntary snowmobile trail passes support year-round trail maintenance, and our grooming program.

A trail pass decal on each member’s snowmobile which is valid for both Elkford.
Enjoyment of groomed trails
Support recreation in the Elk and Bull River Valleys

Trail Pass: $15 per snowmobile, good for 7 days
Annual Trail Pass: $25 Single, $40 Family

Warning: Weather and terrain in the Elk Valley’s back country is severe and changes rapidly. Many popular trails are NOT maintained so proceed with caution. Always wear an avalanche transceiver. Winter logging operations may occur at any time on the designated snowmobile routes. Please check the Canadian Avalanche Association Web site for current avalanche bulletins. The current weather for Sparwood / Elkford is available at the Environment Canada web site.

Please note that the Elk and Bull River Valleys have many areas with high wildlife values and many routes have restrictions to motorized recreation (see map). Do not ride here with loud after market pipes. If you encounter moose, elk, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, deer, or bears please slow down or stop. When encountering persons afoot, on cross country skis, or on snowshoes then please be respectful and slow down and consider riding another area for the day. If you encounter persons on horseback, immediately stop your engine and wave them through.

For more information on safety, the environment, or issues related to snowmobiling please visit ABC Snowmobile Clubs.