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  • Hiking Goldilocks Trail at Island Lake Lodge
  • Hiking the Spineback trail at Island Lake Lodge
  • Enjoying the views at Island Lake Lodge
  • Heiko's Trail; Island Lake Lodge
  • Beautiful alpine flowers while hiking Heiko's Trail towards Island Lake Lodge

The 7,000 acres of pristine wilderness at Island Lake offers over 100kms of trails.

COVID-19 Update: Open June 26th - September 27th, 2020.


Whether you are interested in a 30-minute walk or a full day hike, Island Lake has what you need. Island Lake features the best maintained and most diverse hiking trails in the valley.

Want to learn about flora and fauna? Guided interpretive hikes are available. Trained 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.


2020 Guided Hiking - Full Day Intermediate to Advanced Hikes 
To book call 1-888-422-8754. More details.
Private guided hikes available by pre-booking:

  • Half-Day / On-property Interpretive Hike – $49 per person (Minimum 2 people)
  • Full-Day Hike / Off-Property Hikes – $109 per person (Minimum 2 people) 


Trail Map

  • Featured Trails include:
  • Big White Peak (Glacier Lilies)
  • Heiko's Trail
  • Goldilocks
  • Lizard Lake

Biking the Lazy Lizard Trail at Island Lake Lodge

We know you’re itching to get out! The trails at Island Lake Lodge are now open for use and everyone is encouraged to get out and enjoy nature safely while practicing social distancing. Island Lake Lodge needs your help to limit or refrain from doing bike shuttles by vehicle up the road to the lodge for the Lazy Lizard trail. The trail was built as an “up and down” trail and the Lodge asks that you use it as such. You can park at the trailhead for Lazy Lizard by the Island Lake Lodge gate. Your help is appreciated - enjoy the trails!  

  • Contact Information
  • 888-422-8754 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-3700
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  • 9km up Mt Fernie Park Road, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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