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Top 20+ Summer Fernie Activities

Absolutely no excuses to be bored in Fernie this summer. Check out these 20 top things to do in town.

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

2. From mild to wild take a guided river tour from family floats and full whitewater adventures, to SUP and kayaking

3. Learn of local history and legends at the Fernie Museum. Pick up a copy of the Fernie Cultural Guide

4. Take a nature walk to discover Fairy Creek Falls, the Old Growth Forest or Ancient Cottonwoods.

5. Ride Fernie’s extensive mountain bike trails on your own or with Fernie Bike Guides.

6. Relax and pamper yourself at one of Fernie’s spas or unwind at a yoga class

7. Hit the links or driving range at Fernie Golf Club

8. Sample local brews at Fernie Brewing Company and taste local spirits at Fernie Distillers

9. Experience fly fishing for cutthroat or bull trout on the freestone Elk River.

10. Visit Beanpod for a taste of artisan chocolate and learn about the bean-to-bar process

11. Learn about local birds and wildlife on locally guided tours or pick up the Birding & Wildlife Viewing brochure ·

12. Cool off at the Splash Park, Maiden or Surveyors Lake

13. Enjoy a scenic chairlift ride at Fernie Alpine Resort or challenge your family at the Aerial Park

15. Sightsee, hike, dine and spa at Island Lake Lodge.

16. View local works of art along Fernie’s Art Walk or take a self-guided Heritage Walking Tour

17. Enjoy tennis, baseball or disc golf at James White Park or family fun at the Dirt Jump Bike Park, Rotary Park Playground or Max Turyk Soccer Field

18. Enjoy Sunday Markets and Wednesday Evening Outdoor Concerts all summer

19. Hike the Rockies on epic trails like Mt Fernie Ridge, Heiko's Trail, Mt Proctor and Three Sisters

20. Attend one of Fernie’s many great events, programs, tours, live music events and more visit