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Beautiful landscapes of mountains, rivers and valleys to explore.  An idyllic mountain town with a historic downtown, endless outdoor activities, quaint attractions, cosy cafes, unique restaurants, micro-breweries, distilleries and more.  Attend festive events and outdoor Wednesday evening concerts. Hike and bike the trails, play at the aerial park, hit the fairways or wade the pristine Elk River for cutthroat trout. Stay a few days or many, there is much to explore in Fernie, British Columbia. Only 3 hours southwest of Calgary, AB and 90 minutes north of Whitefish, MT.

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PLACES TO STAY & SPECIALS

With a diversity of accommodation options in Fernie, you are bound to find what you're looking for. Save by booking direct with our unique summer offers.

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THINGS TO DO

From wild adventures to gentle exploration, heritage walking tours, unique dining and shopping and great activities for the whole family, there is a wealth of experiences to undercover in Fernie.  Genuine by default with a cool local vibe, Fernie is sure to leave a place in your heart.

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Hiking & Nature Walks
Historic Downtown
White Water Rafting, Scenic River Floats & SUP
Spa & Wellness
Mountain Biking
Attractions
Arts & Culture
Events & Festivals
Fly Fishing
Golfing

SUMMER EVENTS & FESTIVALS

June 15 | Lone Wolf Trail Running Race
June 21-23 | Journaling & Yoga Weekend
June 22 | Fernie Alpine Resort opens
June 26 | Men's Special Golf Tournament
July 1 | Canada Day Festivities
July 4 | Senior Golf Open
Wednesdays in July & August | Evening Outdoor Concert Series
Sundays in July & August | Mountain Market
July 25 | Splish, Splash, Sploosh Kids Event
August 9-10 | Wapiti Music Festival
August 11 | Show n' Shine
August 11 | Bibbity Bobbity Boo Children's Festival
August 30 - Sep 2 | Dumpster Art Live Painting Event
August 31 | WAM BAM Dirt Jump Jam
September 1 | Lion's Demolition Derby
September 7 | Tears & Gears Duathlon
September 19-22 | Chautauqua Cultural Festival & Fall Fair

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FAVOURITE PATIOS

With some of the best mountain biking I have ever come across, and outstanding opportunities for cultural expression, Fernie is the perfect destination. The toughest decision is which patio I’m going to sit on at the end of the day.

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FERNIE TROUT TOWN

Cold, clear water snakes through the mountainous valley with a sense of purpose. Upon exploration, it would seem the Elk River has been designed to provide the perfect habitat for both trout and fly fisherman alike.

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Experience the Canadian Rockies, Fernie Style.