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Fall in Fernie, British Columbia

From September to early November Fernie transforms into a spectacular display of Fall colours and is a fantastic time of year for outdoor pursuits, spa weekends and cultural exploration!

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Located in southeast BC, just north of the USA border and west of the Alberta border, visitors to this picturesque town savour the unique atmosphere that autumn brings. View fall photo gallery. How to get to Fernie.

Fernie’s extensive trail system provides access to scenic nature walks, hiking and biking that is sure to offer many perfect moments and photo opportunities.

While those more inclined to golfing or fly fishing will undoubtedly satisfy their pursuit to hit the fairways or reel one in.

Fernie’s Historic Downtown is a must do with its huge selection of cafes, attractions, restaurants, shops and pubs.  As visitors find themselves easily conversing with locals, they’ll learn of the many things to do including visiting the Fernie Museum or discovering hidden street art. Downtown Fernie is also the base for many locally made produce, such as Rooftop Coffee RoastersFernie DistillersBeanpod Coffee & Gelato, House of Gato, and Le Bon Pain Bakery.

Fall calls for a quick getaway with family or friends, a time to relax and reconnect. Local parks such as Dogwood Park and James White Park are perfect for walks along the river.

In November fall will fully transition to winter as Fernie changes gear to become a winter wonderland through till March with epic skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and even fat biking! #ferniestoke

For many, the epic powder dumps during the winter months and the warm summer adventures out biking and hiking the alpine ridges will be what Fernie is most renowned for. For many locals, the autumnal transformation is the hidden gem of this town, just check out our fall gallery and you'll see why.