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A Family Guide to the Best Bike Trails in Fernie

Tanya Koob, owner/author of the blog, Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies, recently explored Fernie's mountain biking and shares her family's experience. 

My family loves mountain biking in Fernie and we feel completely spoiled after riding the town’s beautiful trails each time we visit. We've discovered some beautiful family-friendly gems and we're slowly learning our way around the local trail network.

Starting off at the Fernie Dirt Jump Park - This should be your first stop in Fernie if you are serious about introducing the kids to the sport of mountain biking and want to build up some necessary skills for the surrounding trails.  Even if mountain biking isn't really your style of biking, this park is FUN and kids love it!!

Looping Downtown Fernie on the Fernie Recreational TrailsThe town of Fernie can be looped by riding seven different trails that all join together to start and end at the aquatic centre beside the bike park.  

Family Mountain Biking on the Montane Trails - This past summer, we discovered some amazing smooth, flowy, gentle trails in the Montane area above downtown Fernie, and we fell in love with this area.

Continue to the full story on my website, Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies, and read the story here: The Best Family Bike Trails in Fernie, BC.

The full story provides complete descriptions for each of the trails in the easy town loop, and covers other trails including the Coal Creek Heritage Trail, trails in the Ridgemont area, and the new Lazy Lizard Trail (one of the best family mountain bike trails we’ve ever discovered.)

Bio: Tanya Koob is a Calgary based freelance writer and the owner/author of the blog, Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies. She is mom to a spunky 8 year old boy who already out rides her on most bike trails. She is supported by a fabulous husband who generously plays shuttle driver, biking back up to get the truck after most downhill rides.  Her family can be found in the mountains biking, hiking, camping, or skiing most weekends of the year.

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