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  • Maiden Lake in Spring
  • Cardboard Boat Race - Find us on Maiden Lake
  • Locals ice skating on Maiden Lake
  • Mike Cotton - Maiden Lake
  • Swimmers enjoying Maiden Lake
  • Half Marathon trails passing Maiden Lake
  • The small dock is great for jumping from or fishing for minnows
  • Maiden Lake with small beach area
  • Catching minnows, great fun for the kids
  • Catching minnows, great fun for the kids
  • Small beach area at Maiden Lake

A pretty little lake with perfect views of the Three Sisters and Mt Proctor.

Maiden Lake is right in town and is a great spot to enjoy swimming, easy paddling and picnicking on the grass while enjoying the views. Kids can catch minnows, play at the little rocky beach area or explore trails and nature. Maiden Lake is open to the public; please be aware of and avoid heavy machinery working on flood mitigation.

Please return any fish back into the lake.


Maiden Lake is located off 19th Street in Fernie, behind Canadian Tire and Independent Foods Grocery Store. It is close walking distance to Fernie RV Resort, Fernie Golf & Country Club and the Best Western Plus Lodge.

NOTE: Maiden Lake is on is private property and is not maintained by the City of Fernie. Please respect this lake and area for all to enjoy. Late in the summer season swimming in the lake could cause swimmer's/lake itch. If swimming shower after.

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  • 250-423-6868
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