Mount Fernie Provincial Park

Location: Fernie Area

Mount Fernie Provincial Park is a small park with a big personality. Black bear, deer, and elk are commonly seen in these parts, and if they drop by for a visit, you better be on your best behaviour. Situated in the southern portion of the Kootenay Range, this 259 hectare park is shadowed by the 2,133m high Mount Fernie and protects the drainage area of Lizard Creek. Lizard Creek flows through the park before forming a beautiful waterfall and emptying into the Elk River.

Surrounding forests consist of western larch, Douglas fir, black cottonwood, trembling aspen, western red cedar and spruce, including some areas of old growth. Plant life includes a variety of lichens, mosses, ferns and wildflowers. Abundant wildlife, diverse vegetation and waterfalls highlight this 38-vehicle/tenting site park just west of Fernie. Proximity to City of Fernie which offers such amenities as golfing, restaurants and art galleries. This area is also popular for mountain biking and the opportunity for fishing in the nearby Elk River.

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Phone Number:

250.422.3003

Email:

ekparks@telus.net

Website:

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/mt_fernie

Address:

Mt Fernie Provincial Park
V0B1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada

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