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Fall Iconic Photo Spots

Updated: September 14, 2022

Fernie’s scenic beauty shines all year round. Find and photograph historic attractions, big Rocky Mountain viewpoints, waterfalls, rivers or parks as autumn colours transform our local landscape.

Historic Downtown Fernie with its Rocky Mountain backdrop. Photograph from every crosswalk along 2nd Avenue between 7th Street and 5th Street. Enjoy quaint shops, cafes, restaurants and attractions.

The Elk River runs gently through Fernie, with many beautiful vantage points. Capture this river shot with the Lizard Range from the North Fernie Bridge.

Mt. Proctor viewpoint taken from the bench at the top of the Swine Flu Trail. Bike or hike up from the Fernie Visitor Information Centre.

Fernie nestled in Autumn colours from view points along Roots Trail on Castle Mountain overlooking Fernie.

You will find unparallel view of the every rugged neighbouring mountain peaks whether you visit Fernie Golf Club for a quick round in the summer or fall months or explore the trails by cross-country ski in the winter season.

Dogwood Park is a easy to access riverside spot to soak in the great mountain views and witness Fernie's colourful falltime foliage. A family-friendy trail connects to Fernie's Town trail which includes James White Park and Annex Park. There is vehicular access to Dogwood Park at the end of 11th Street.

Named one of BC's Best Buildings by the Architecture Foundation of BC, the Court House was built in 1907 and is still in use today. The grounds are a venue to many outdoor wedding ceremonies. The Court House is part of Fernie's Heritage Walking Tour

Built in 1905, City Hall was once home to the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company and now depicts Fernie's mining legacy with the Miner's Walk on its grounds. The Court House is part of Fernie's Heritage Walking Tour

Maiden Lake at 19th Street and 9th Avenue is a great spot to capture fall foliage with a backdrop of Mt Proctor, the Three Sisters and Mt Fernie.

Mount Fernie Provincial Park's lush forest and easy trails provide so many photo opportunities. Access Sherwoody Trail from various points within the campground.

Fairy Creek Falls is one of Fernie’s most popular and family-friendly trails. A short, mostly flat hike leads to this lovely spot from the Visitor Centre.

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