Discover the unique natural history and seasonal scenic beauty of the Elk Valley on an educational snowshoe tour through beautiful forests with gorgeous views.
Led by professional naturalist Lee-Anne Walker and nature education specialist Ayla Bennett, winter tours are geared to get you outside and learn about the amazing flora, fauna and landscape of the Elk Valley.
To book, use the contact info on this page or Register Online.
Discover the secret ways wildlife survive winter on this snowshoe through Fernie’s only protected area. Discover winter ecology and local lore. Price includes local naturalist guide, snowshoe rentals, snacks and drinks.
Dates: Jan 14 & 28, Feb 25, Mar 11 & 25, Apr 8.
Start: 1pm, meet at the Local Store, 632 2nd Ave
Difficulty: Moderate effort. Suitable for most ages and abilities.
Price: Adult $57, Child $30 (under 12)
Also offered on February 11th only: For the Love of Winter
Moonlight sparkles off the snow and guides Valentine snowshoers through a winter wonderland. Lovers of winter, with your special someone, enjoy an evening of amour, chocolate and rosy cheeks. Price includes local naturalist guide, snowshoe rentals, chocolate fondue and hot mulled beverage.
Availability: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Start: 5pm, meet at the Local Store, 632 2nd Ave
Difficulty: Easy. Suitable for most ages and abilities
Price: Adult $70
***Please provide 48 hours notice prior to reservation to ensure availability
Wild Nature Tours are offered by Wildsight, based at the Local Store at 632 2nd Ave
Wildsight works to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable human communities in Canada's Southern Rocky Mountain eco-region.
Wild Nature Tours guests contribute to Wildsight, our local conservation group working locally to protect biodiversity and encourage sustainable communities. Wildsight operates a variety of initiatives including education in the wild programs; the Fernie Eco garden; a fruit harvesting program; the Local Store, events and more. Wildsight also works in furthering a north-south wildlife management area in the Flathead and Elk Valleys to ensure connectivity corridors for wide-ranging carnivores.