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Top 20+ Summer Fernie Activities

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

1. From mild to wild take a guided white water rafting tour from family floats and full whitewater adventures, to SUP and kayaking.

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

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 private guide from The Guides Hut.

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 or Surveyors Lake

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

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

16. Take a self-guided or museum-guided Heritage Walking Tour of the many historical buildings or view local works of art along Fernie’s Art Walk.

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. View details on what's coming up!

19. Hike the Rockies with our top 10 hikes list, and experience easy hikes or epic trails like Mount Fernie, Heiko's Trail, Mt Proctor and Three Sisters.

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