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  • Mt Fernie Provincial Park Campground

Mount Fernie Provincial Park is a beautiful and lush forested area with secluded sites, ample hiking and biking trails, Lizard Creek and excellent nature-based exploring.

Mt Fernie Provincial Park is now open for day use and camping. Please note – reservations are available 2-months in advance of an arrival date, on a rolling window. Make a reservation here.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 Update: BC Parks is a system of parks and camping areas managed by the provincial government, as such preferential access to overnight camping this summer at all BC Parks will be given to BC-residents. Some first-come first-served sites may be available to out-of-province residents. Day-use of parks are open to everyone whether from BC or other provinces.

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Mt Fernie Provincial Park is just 3 kilometres west of Fernie off Hwy 3, between Fernie Alpine Resort and the City of Fernie. The 259-hectare park protects the sensitive flora and fauna in the park and the banks of Lizard Creek.

About Mt Fernie Provincial Park Campground

  • 43 campsites accessible for tenting or RVs (campground map). 18 new sites as of June 1, 2019. More new sites to come.
  • No RV hookups
  • 21 sites are reservable, the rest are first-come first-served
  • Firepits, picnic tables
  • Shared water available
  • Washrooms & showers on site
  • Secluded sites in dense forest with plenty of shade

Most sites are reservable during the summer season - book here

About Mt Fernie Provincial Park

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 little waterfalls highlight this park. Black bear, deer, and elk are commonly seen in these parts, please be wildsafe in the woods.

The park is 3km from the City of Fernie.

This area is also popular for mountain biking and hiking. With a vast network of trails there is a great opportunity for visitors to explore the park. Keep in mind that these trails are shared multi-use trails so remember to keep your head up and be mindful of your surroundings.

  • Contact Information
  • 1-800-689-9025 (Toll Free)
  • 250-422-3003
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    • Handicap accessible
    • Pet friendly
    • Picnic area
    • Reservations accepted
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