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Iconic Photo Spots of Island Lake Lodge

Located just outside of Fernie BC, Island Lake Lodge has a number of diverse hiking trails to suit all levels of hikers.

With the trail system are a number of amazing iconic viewpoints. Island Lake has signed and created unique hashtags for each of the 20 identified spots. Here are a few of the Iconic Photo Spots of Island Lake. There is also a photo contest for the photo spots this summer (2019). Details here

The Boat Launch - Perhaps the most photographed and easily accessed is the boat launch on the lake. The views of the peaks of the 3 Bears are amazing and very photo worthy. #islandlakelodge1

Spineback Bench Bonsai Tree – The 1st bench on Spineback ridge offers a spectacular view, including the famous “Scot Schmidt” Bonsai tree. #islandlakelodge7

Tamarack Viewpoint – The Tamarack Viewpoint gives hikers a unique panoramic view of the lodge, lake and Lizard Range. #islandlakelodge10

Lazy Lizard Lookout – The new Lazy Lizard bike trail includes machine-built berms, bridges and Old Growth forest. The photo spot offers a view of the Bears and Lizard Range. #islandlakelodge11

Big White Summit – This mountain top is the highest accessible peak in the area and offers a stunning panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains #islandlakelodge12

Goldilocks – Upper Nonstop Pass – The top of this new trail (2018) is simply spectacular. You are sure to capture a stunning image here! #islandlakelodge13

Goldilocks Baby Bear View – Located on new Goldilocks trail, this dramatic photo spot is on the East side of Baby Bear peak as you start the descent into the valley below. #islandlakelodge19