Tourism Fernie Home Page
Book Your Trip
  • Book Your Trip

20 Things To Do in Fernie Fall

No excuses for being bored in Fernie this Fall. Here are our Top 20 Things To Do in Fernie, BC, this autumn. 

1. Visit Historic Downtown lined with century old heritage buildings, shops, restaurants, cafes, patios and attractions.

2. Visit Beanpod Chocolate, Coffee & Gelato for a taste of artisan chocolate and learn about the bean-to-bar process.

3. Experience fly fishing for cutthroat or bull trout on the freestone Elk River. Hire a local guide!

4. Paddle board, canoe or kayak on the Elk River or local lakes.

5. Hit the links or driving range at Fernie Golf Club. Open until October 11th.

6. Taste local spirits at Fernie Distillers, or sample local brews at Fernie Brewing Company, try local roasted coffee at Rooftop Roasters or kombucha at Fernie Alpine Springs.

7. Relax and pamper yourself at one of Fernie’s spas or book a yoga session.

8. Swim a few laps and enjoy the hot tub at the Aquatic Centre.

9. Take a nature walk or an easy hike! Choose from the trail along the river in town, or hike to Fairy Creek Falls, explore Sherwoody, or walk the Inclusive Trail to Montane Hut.

10. Spy on local birds as you self-explore parks and trails. Pick up the Birding & Wildlife Viewing brochure at the Visitor Centre.

11. Take the self-guided Heritage Walking Tour of Fernie’s many historic sites and visit Fernie Museum.

12. Get up high and hike the more challenging fall season trails including Mt Fernie or Castle Mountain. Great for a sunrise or sunset experience.

13. Enjoy tennis or disc golf at James White Park. Or take the kids to the playgrounds at Rotary Park or Prentice Park.

14. Book the outdoor pickleball court by Max Turyk Centre.

15. Ride Fernie’s extensive mountain bike trails. Need a ride? Rent a bike from one of our local bike shops.

16. Practice your bike skills at the Skills & Dirt Jump Bike Park.

17. Pick up the Fernie & Elk Valley Cultural Guide to learn about our local artists, artisans and creativity.

18. Pick up the Fernie Art Walk map and guide at The Arts Station and check out a new gallery show every month.

19. Take in a movie at the Vogue Theatre.

20. End each fabulous day at one of Fernie’s cafes, restaurants or pubs, or order take-out and head to a local park to dine.

We'd love to see what adventures you get up to this autumn. Share your photos with us on social platforms with a #ferniestoke tag.

You can also download this handy digital version to your devices.

20 Things To Do in Fernie Fall