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  • Hiking the Spineback trail at Island Lake Lodge
  • Enjoying the views at Island Lake Lodge
  • Heikos trail ; Island Lake Lodge
  • Beautiful alpine flowers while hiking Heikos trail; Island Lake Lodge

The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness at Island Lake provides countless hiking opportunities.

Whether you are interested in a 30 minute walk or a full day hike, Island Lake has what you need. We have the best maintained and most diverse hiking trails in the valley. Want to learn about flora and fauna? Guided interpretive hikes are available.

Our hiking guides can take you on a short half day interpretive walk or an all day adventure.  A guided hike is a great way to discover places you may not experience on your own and learn about the local flora and fauna.

2016 Guided Hiking Rates for scheduled hikes or private bookings:

  • Half Day Interpretive Hike – $20 per person (Minimum 2 people)
  • Full Day Hike – $99 per person (Minimum 2 people) – ACMG certified hiking guide.

2016 Guided Hiking Schedule:

  • Sunday, June 19th - Fathers Day Family Hike (Tamarack Viewpoing or Lake Trail depending on weather)
  • Sunday, July 3rd - Big White Peak - Glacier lilies are out!
  • Sunday, July 17th - Heiko's Trail
  • Sunday, July 31st - Tamarack Viewpoint Kids Hike
  • Sunday, August 7th - Heiko's Trail  - Prime wildflowers in the alpine
  • Sunday, August 21st - Lizard Lake - Cabin Bowl Loop
  • Monday, August 29th - Big White Peak
  • Sunday, September 11th - Heiko's Trail



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  • 888-422-8754 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-3700
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  • Cedar Valley Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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